Christina VanDam on being a business owner and a mother Christina VanDam is a the owner of Zeal Aerial Fitness and a GROW client.  How old were your children when you started your business? My son was actually the reason I started to pursue my business. I was laid off while on maternity leave. I … Read more

Business Partners Alita Kelly and Khara DeWit Discuss Motherhood Alita Kelly and Khara DeWit are the co-founders of South East Market, a grocery market with a mission to increase access to healthy food options through dignified means. How old were your children when you started your business? A: My daughter was 9 when South East Market … Read more

7 Ways to Go Green with Your Business

7 Ways to Go Green with Your Business   Small businesses can have a big impact on the environment by adopting eco-friendly practices. And, going green is likely to have a big impact on your business. Consumers are increasingly favoring sustainable businesses. A recent study conducted by the National Retail Federation showed that 70% of … Read more

Q&A: Yelena Wells on Interactive Marketing Yelena Wells is the Vice President of Business Development at  Elite One Media. She specializes in marketing strategy, SEO, web design, social media and VR. As  a Google Trusted Photographer and a Google Partner, she is certified by Google to create virtual tours and is formally recognized for having … Read more

Books for Women Entrepreneurs

7 Must-Read Books for Women Entrepreneurs These books for women entrepreneurs will inspire you on your journey, guide you to success and help you create the life of your dreams. Dare to Lead by Brene Brown Professor, podcaster, author, researcher and adored thought leader Brene Brown brings her signature vulnerability-centered approach to leadership in this … Read more

Q&A: Dr. Valencia Agnew on Recharging when You are Emotionally Drained How has the pandemic impacted our mental health overall? There is so much more anxiety, depression, and even substance abuse and domestic abuse. People are experiencing trauma from the global grief and loss. Even though we may not know the 500,000 who have died … Read more

The One Relationship that can Determine Your Success What exactly is a mentor? A mentor is a person in your life who provides guidance. An ideal mentor is authentic, engaging, available and in-tune with your goals and needs. They are where you want to be, and they use their experience to help you get there. … Read more