Plan your work, work your plan
The phrase, “proper preparation prevents poor performance” is more than just a cliche. Going into a new year can be an exciting yet anxiety-ridden time for business owners and professionals — especially those looking ...
A stogie for all scenarios
How to recommend cigars to others
By Sal Domingo, Famous Smoke Shop
As a “share and share alike” kind of guy, it’s always been important to me to help point cigar smokers new and old in the right direction. Cigar tastes are ...
What’s your side hustle?
More Americans are embracing entrepreneurship when extra cash is needed
By Keshia McEntire
When Michelle Calbert’s son was accepted into a prestigious private college to study engineering, she was not going to allow any barriers to ...
What’s your vision? You may want to check your board
By Glendal Jones
You may have heard of them and why some business owners wouldn’t go without them: Vision boards are a relatively new craze for people interested in goal setting, and for many, they really do work. Just ask India Gary, ...
Social media promotion pays off
For some, internet interactions make a big difference
By Miranda Miller
Starting your own business? Promoting it via social media is a great way to spread the word and attract customers, but with so many sites and apps available, ...
The art of failure
By Kelly Patrick Slone
We’re taught from a young age that failure — that huge red “F” marked on our school papers, not being cast for a starring role in the school play or not qualifying for the starting lineup — should be avoided at ...
Succession planning 101
Put your business’s future in good hands
By Keshia McEntire
Hanna Cho has accomplished a lot in her life. In addition to serving at the Indiana Assembly of God Korean Church that her husband pastored for more than 30 years and ...