Networking Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Photo from Pexels.com Fort Wayne offers many networking events including One Million Cups, Ocean NEI, and my personal upcoming favorite, the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center’s Caffeinated Conversations on March 14th at The NIIC. For some, networking is looked at as a great way to gain connections to others in the community, tell others about their […]

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Start Local, Think Global: Celebrating International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter

“Who runs the world? Girls!” famous words from Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles. While almost none of us are as famous as this singer/songwriter, as women we all have an inner roar within us that is demanding to be heard. Today is our day. We are celebrating International Women’s Day to recognize the women who […]

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Discounting 101: Good or bad for business?

Photo by Artem Bali on Unsplash Macy’s marks-up products to mark them down. So the good deal at a final clearance of 75% of MSRP was never sold anywhere close to MSRP. It probably started at 67% off. Kohl’s gives you Kohl’s cash. Then, you feel obligated to spend it so Kohl’s increases its product […]


Employee Health and Wellness: It’s Good for Business!

Photo by Farsai Chaikulngamdee on Unsplash As I mentioned last week, The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) has partnered with LookUp Indiana to shine a light on better mental health, wellness and self-care for entrepreneurs and business builders. This blog is the last of a three-part series on self-care for business builders. To put business […]

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Entrepreneurial Accountability—A Mindset for Success

Accountability is one of the most important traits an entrepreneur can possess. A mindset to help a business builder succeed. Individuals who are not business owners are held accountable by employers to show up for work each day, do their best and finish tasks assigned to them. Entrepreneurs are held accountable by their clients to […]

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