‘Crabs in a barrel?’ Not at this women’s roundtable

Hats off to Seattle women leaders and entrepreneurs who joined a group of Malaysian professors and business leaders for a women's roundtable on business, leadership and entrepreneurship. Ten women from Malaysia, including professors from the University Malaysia Kelantan and successful Malay business leaders, traveled to Jacksonville, Florida, New York and Seattle to meet with women to share best practices, learn, and inspire each other. The Continue Reading

Creating a Successful Small Business!

Update!!! Congratulations to all of the big award winners at tonight's SBA awards gala. What a wonderful way for business owners to receive recognition after pouring their heart and soul into their work!  What I learned from Fran Bigelow of Fran's Chocolates, who shared her recipe for success: 1 - Stay true to your vision. 2. Be clear about what your company stands for. In her case, it's taste, quality and presentation. 3. Listen to customers Continue Reading