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Avoiding Costly Business Loan Interest Rates

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Avoiding Costly Business Loan Interest Rates This week, I received an article in my Google alerts, which talked about ways to get business loans. At the top of the article was a loan calculator. One [...]

Where to Find Small Business Financial Help

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Where to Find Small Business Financial Help My first reaction to the question of "where to find small business financial help" is to check out the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). It's a free service. [...]

Marketing Lessons from the San Fransisco Homeless

May 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Marketing Lessons from the San Fransisco Homeless Last week, I was talking to a buddy of mind about marketing and know, like, trust. I'm not sure how the conversation came about, but it made it's [...]

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Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW: Renae – Angel Advocates

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW Since I first started Backbone America as a business, I've met some amazing women. Some of these women have reached the status I'd like my business to be one day. Others have started their business with a fearless passion that's completely foreign to the well-planned, highly structured boxes I tend to live in. [...]

2804, 2017

Developing a No Show Appointment Policy

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Developing a No Show Appointment Policy I've talked to a few individuals about their frustrations with dealing with "No Shows." That is, individuals who make appointments then fail to show up at their appointed times without notice. I recently had a couple of back-to-back no shows myself. It's a reminder of the reasons I started [...]

1404, 2017

I want to start a business but…

April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

I want to start a business but... This month will be a year since I opened the virtual doors of Backbone America. One thing I've realized during these past 12 months is not everyone has what it takes to start a business. As a coach, I hate to put limitations on people. I'm of the [...]

1204, 2017

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW: Kimi – Kimi’s Food Services @kimisfoodservices

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW Since I first started Backbone America as a business, I've met some amazing women. Some of these women have reached the status I'd like my business to be one day. Others have started their business with a fearless passion that's completely foreign to the well-planned, highly structured boxes I tend to live in. [...]

304, 2017

African American Quotes: Madame C.J. Walker

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

African American Quotes: Madame C.J. Walker I hear a lot of excuses from people for why they don't start the business of their dreams. I don't have time because I'm working so many hours at my job. OR I don't have enough money to start a business. OR I don't know enough to get started. I imagine some of you [...]

3103, 2017

How to Find Your Passion for Owning a Business

March 31st, 2017|0 Comments

How to Find Your Passion for Owning a Business I know owning a business isn't for everyone. We have to have worker bees somewhere, right? However, I can't help but wanting to put the spirit of entrepreneurship into every Black Woman that I meet. Well, not every Black Woman... but most. Why? I find business [...]

2903, 2017

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW: Qui – Owner of The Imperfect Beauty @Qui_Monroe

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW Since I first started Backbone America as a business, I've met some amazing women. Some of these women have reached the status I'd like my business to be one day. Others have started their business with a fearless passion that's completely foreign to the well-planned, highly structured boxes I tend to live in. [...]

2703, 2017

African American Quotes: Mariam Wright Edelman

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

African American Quotes: Mariam Wright Edelman Sometimes we give a lot of power to other people. We allow them to influence our thoughts in a way that makes us stop being in ourselves. It brings to mind a quote by Mariam Wright Edelman. No person has the right to rain on your dreams. ~Mariam Wright [...]

2403, 2017

What Business Should I Start?

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

What Business Should I Start? I've been spending a bit of time on Quora lately. A lot of people have been asking questions related to: what business should I start? My answer is any business you want. In fact, the question so random, I doubt any answer provided by a bunch of strangers would be overly [...]

2203, 2017

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW: Veronica – Creative Director & Founder @ In Veronica’s Corner @vscorner

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW Since I first started Backbone America as a business, I've met some amazing women. Some of these women have reached the status I'd like my business to be one day. Others have started their business with a fearless passion that's completely foreign to the well-planned, highly structured boxes I tend to live in. [...]

2003, 2017

African American Quotes: Angelique Kidjo

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

I like to do African American Quotes, especially those by women. However, this quote is so simply and lovely, I can't help but share it. I don't believe Angelique Kidjo is actually American, even though she lives in New York. She's actually from a country in Africa, called Benin. We, as business owners, know running [...]

1703, 2017

What’s the Best Home Based Business?

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

What's the Best Home Based Business? I have a home based business. Is it the best home based business? Well, I suppose it depends on the person. For me, it's lovely. I get a lot of alone time, which fits well with the introverted me. I have flexibility, which means I can run errands for [...]


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