Strategy & Planning

6 Lessons Learned From Managing Growth

Vacation tip: When you are an entrepreneur, you will never need a vacation more than you will as your company is growing, and it will never be harder to get away. Everyone looks to you. If you're doing this as a couple, it may be even…

2019- What Do We See?

Here are 3 areas of key importance for next year! This is the first headline I read this morning:  Nvidia’s Alcan can generate fake human faces that look 100% real.  With my coffee in one hand and the iPAD in the other, I contemplated…

Crafting a Business Plan

The business plan is an essential first step to any start up. This business plan mock up will help identify key categories. The Valley Inn Restaurant and Gift Shop BUSINESS DESCRIPTION The Valley

How to Execute a Strategy Plan

A properly executed small business plan can positively impact business vitality and growth. In part one of this planning two part series, we looked at why a business plan is core to success. In part two we’ll look

Defining Victory

Is your business capable, challenged or lost? Jockey Jesus Lopez Castanon, riding Shackleford, crosses the finish line to win the 136th Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. Photo: UPI In the first part of this

Risky Business

Defining The Role And Tasks Of An Entrepreneur In a 1929 photo, Thomas A. Edison shows a new incandescent lamp, at left, while holding a replica of his first model, from 1879. Credit: UPI

Lights On

A Solar Light Bulb Brightens Far Corners Of The Globe Martin Gonzalez holds a Nokera bulb in his store in La Mesa, Colombia. Cover photo credit: Courtesy Nokera Martin Gonzalez had been selling Nokero light…

When Disaster Strikes Small Business

Put your customers' well-being first by extending a sincere helping hand As marketers, we should have our customers' well-being as our No. 1 priority. It is a fact that without customers, you will have no sales and without sales…

Customer Service: Smaller Is Better

Four tips help Hispanic small businesses provide exemplary, personalized customer service to stand out from the big box retailers and gain a competitive edge Image: Fotolia When it comes to providing value to customers, size isn't…

The Accidental Entrepreneur

Chapter 2 – Getting Started, The First Three Years I am a researcher, that’s who and what I am. And I am a Hispanic researcher, dedicated to bringing the voice of the Hispanic population to the people who need

6 Steps to Begin Exporting

Get started, SBA primer on exporting Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider exporting. Nearly 96 percent

Make Your Business More Green

Sustainable practices can bolster your brand and build customer loyalty.Looking for ways to make your small business more environmentally conscious this year? It could be a smart move. You can feel good about helping the planet and your…

5 Tips to Grow Your Business

Hispanic small business owners should think success to achieve success and grow their businesses Grow Your Business with Success Thinking In order to be a successful small business, you have to think and act like a successful…

Franchising Rewards and Challenges

Franchises businesses are growing rapidly with 400,000 firms employing 10 billion people Image: Fotolia Owning a franchise is like being a business owner without all of the associated risks. Franchise owners enjoy the benefits of…

Welcome, Small Business Partner!

The following article is provided by SCORE, a nonprofit association of business counselors who mentor small business owners across the U.S. For more information, see the SCORE Web site. http://www.score.orgIn the early stages of forming or…

Burn The Ships!

...And Other Words of Advice From A Successful Entrepreneur (This is the second of an exclusive two-part series on Atlanta data services company Cloud Sherpas. See Part 1  to find out how the company went from basement hobby to Google

Think Again

Your Business Plan Shouldn't Be A Static Document Planning is an ongoing necessity for small-business owners. Environments change, and the most successful entrepreneurs adapt by continually revisiting their original assumptions. Your…

When Disaster Strikes

A Little Advance Planning Can Save a World of Trouble I will never forget that gut-wrenching Monday morning, back in the mid-1970s, when I drove into my company’s parking lot and saw the burned-out shell of a building. That was all…

Good Idea!

Now start creating your business plan and building a team. You’re ready to launch your own business. Congratulations! Having your own business has obvious appeal, one reason there are over 20 million single-person businesses in

7 Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid these too-common errors as you rev up your business. When running a business, it's easy to get caught up in day-to-day concerns and lose sight of the big picture. Here are some costly yet all too common mistakes to

Never Give Up!

- And other words of advice from James Gutierrez Progresso Financiero founder and CEO James Gutierrez shares seven hard-won lessons with readers: Never give up: Whether I'm going…

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Dr. Elizabeth D. Rios

Dr. Elizabeth D. Rios is a strategic visionary and has served her community in NY and FL in various Executive and entrepreneurial capacities for over…

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