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Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

| August 10, 2009 | 3 Comments

While working in the fashion business, Erin McKenna was diagnosed as allergic to wheat and dairies. Not wanting to totally give up on sugar and sweets, she then tried baking and trying recipes for mouthwatering deserts that she can tolerate. Knowing that she has a winning lineup of goodies convinced her to open her vegan bakery, BabyCakes NYC.

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10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

| August 8, 2009 | 3 Comments

How do you know whether you can be a successful entrepreneur, or if you are better off as a salaried employee? While there is no surefire formula for success, studies have shown that successful entrepreneurs share these ten characteristics. Check if you possess any one of them.

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Arvey Krise: Success from Pampering Grandkids

Arvey Krise: Success from Pampering Grandkids

| August 7, 2009 | 2 Comments

After wearing various hats throughout her career and starting different businesses, Arvey Krise is ready for a new chapter of her life. Now a grandmother, her new passion is pampering her grandkids. To share that joy to other grandparents, Arvey created SpoiledGrandKids.com. SpoiledGrandKids.com is an online store that she says is her “last child” offering unique gifts and clothing for the stylish grandkids.

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Sam Walton: 10 Tips on Building a Successful Business

Sam Walton: 10 Tips on Building a Successful Business

| August 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, grew up poor in a farm community in rural Missouri during the Great Depression. The poverty he experienced while growing up taught him the value of money and to persevere. Today, the store he founded, Wal-Mart, is the world’s #1 retailer. Learn Walton’s winning formula for business.

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Secrets of Six-Figure Women

Secrets of Six-Figure Women

| August 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Do you have what it takes to achieve financial success? Barbara Stanny in her book “Secrets of Six Figure Women” explores the strategies that financially successful women – from entrepreneurs to corporate executives to freelancers and part-timers — employ to reach their highest income potential. According to the author, here are the eight secrets of […]

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How to Successfully Start a Home Business

How to Successfully Start a Home Business

| August 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

A home business is a significant endeavor requiring time, energy, foresight and a whole lot of creativity. To increase the chances of your home business succeeding, you need to ensure that some critical elements are present when launching the business. Here are some tips to successfully start a home business.

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Closing Loops: 7 Keys to Small Business Success

Closing Loops: 7 Keys to Small Business Success

| August 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

  What is the secret to small business success? According to the book “Loops: The Seven Keys to Small Business Success” by Dr. Mile Chaet and Dr. Stephen Lundin, success in business is all about closing loops – the right loops. The book follows the summer-long study of Tony, a business student assigned by his […]

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How to Run a Successful Home Business

How to Run a Successful Home Business

| July 31, 2009 | 1 Comment

Many people underestimate the skill, discipline, perseverance and huge adjustments that need to be made when you decide to start a home business. They think it is so easy; so simple. Afterall, how hard is it to work in your pajamas? Working from home and starting or running a home business is NOT easy.  Many […]

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Business Idea: Taxi Service for Women, By Women

Business Idea: Taxi Service for Women, By Women

| July 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

Entrepreneurs across the globe have recognized the business potential in offering secure transportation options for women. Women-only transportation companies are gaining ground in countries such as the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Iran, Egypt, among others. Women are looking for a more secure and uneventful ride to their destinations, particularly taxis. There are many cases of women […]

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Laura Wellington: Success in Children’s Entertainment Business

Laura Wellington: Success in Children’s Entertainment Business

| July 21, 2009 | 1 Comment

The inspiration to start a business can come from anywhere, even from tragedy. Laura Wellington, a seasoned entrepreneur running two successful IT businesses, was inspired to start a children’s entertainment company when she was hit with a double dose of tragedy: the death of her husband and the sad events of September 11, 2001. Without any prior experience in children’s entertainment, Laura took a huge leap into an industry far beyond her comfort zone and started the Giddy Gander Company with the delightful The Wumblers characters.

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