The Front Porch of Life- Living and Doing Business in Small Towns

“Too often we forget about the 120-million Americans building their homes, their businesses, and their lives in small towns far from the limelight” — not my words but those of successful entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Robert Herjavic reflecting on the plight of small towns and small businesses decaying away. And that is unfortunate becauseContinue reading “The Front Porch of Life- Living and Doing Business in Small Towns”

Growth of Women-Owned Biz Helps Community

Women-owned businesses are vibrant, rooted in local communities — and expanding! According to the American City Business Journals (ACBJ), these operations are projected to account for nearly 40% of all U.S. businesses by 2017. What is fueling the rapid growth and what does it all mean for the local community? The ACBJ surveyed a nationalContinue reading “Growth of Women-Owned Biz Helps Community”