Published Aug. 22, 2014
My beauty supply business has grown significantly in the short time we’ve been in
business and I’m considering hiring an accountant. How do I find the right one?
There are many responsibilities that come with being a small business owner, and everyone is critical to maintaining profitability and promoting growth. You can’t risk letting a deadline slip or overlook an administrative requirement, yet there are only so many hours in the
day to get things done.
Current City: Miami, FL
University of Miami, Florida: BA Communications</p>
George Mason University: MA Public Administration</p>
Nova Southeastern University: Real Estate Development</p>
Current City: Naples, FL
Coba C. Craig
Current City: Lexington, KY
B.A. Cum Laude, 1965, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
Published Jul. 18, 2014
Are you starting a business and in the process of choosing a location? Are you in business and thinking about moving or opening a new location?
Ideal for brick and mortar businesses, this workshop will explain the key terms of a commercial lease and advise entrepreneurs on what to look out for.
During the workshop, we will discuss what to expect in a commercial lease and how to respond or negotiate on certain provisions. There will be an emphasis on the importance of the term sheet.
Current City: Palm Beach, FL
Miguel L. Navarrete
Current City: Carrollton, TX
Management and staff positions in IBM Corp. USA and Latin America. Business Operations. Technical Support (online/onsite/phone). IT Auditing. IT Management.
MBA master degree. MIS master degree. BS Construction Management. IBM Corp. continuing education. Personal and Business Coaching.
Current City: Chappaqua, NY
I am an experienced business mentor and educator with more than 10 years’ experience in effectively building and managing start-up companies and non-profit organizations. My broad experience in establishing start-up companies and non-profit organizations, health care and financial industry, education and science, hands-on experience in social media, Internet marketing, research and product development, and international business enable me to think out of the box with a global and forward-looking vision.
I speak English, Chinese and German.
I focus on understanding customer needs, developing plans and solutions, and delivering desired results. I like tell stories about the subject.
Entrepreneurship, start-up, market research, building small business, Internet and social media marketing, importing and exporting, leadership, organizing workshops and seminars, technical vision, customer focus, and building a brand using story articles.
Small Business Mentor
Who I help? I can help people who take action to realize their dreams of starting their own businesses.
How I Work? I can help you better present your ideas and then translate the good ideas into business opportunities, clearly define the business objectives, conduct market research and analyze market potential, establish your business, marketing using Internet and social media, and help you make the transition from an employee to a business owner, etc
Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany.
M. S. in chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
B. S. in chemical engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
Published Jul. 10, 2014
After working for a large accounting firm for many years, I’ve decided to go out on my
own and specialize in helping small businesses with their accounting and financial needs.
Initially, it will be just me, and to keep expenses down and be able to better manage my young
son, I’m thinking about operating out of my home. What are the pros and cons?
For productivity, convenience, and downright comfort, nothing beats a home-based business. Here, most every day is “casual day,” and the only obstacle on your commute is dodging the cat or dog on your way upstairs.
Current City: Palm Desert, CA
Thirty five years of entrepreneurial experience with two successful retail store start ups, managing all aspects of business ownership. With a degree in Business Administration, was hired and trained by IBM in their computer sales division annually exceeding 100% of quota. Served as a general Business Consultant with a major accounting firm. Became a tenured Business Instructor at a junior college. Obtained licenses in insurance, real estate and DMV vehicle registration.
Degree Business Administration - Finance and Marketing major