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Darlene is a prominent entrepreneur, author, and business consultant. She helps entrepreneurs grow successful businesses beyond seven figures. Darlene bases her methods on lessons learned from her own companies and hundreds of consulting clients. She is a former CEO, Director, and public speaker. In addition to her MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, her extensive career consists of practical experience bootstrapping four startups with growth into seven and eight figures and advising 20% of the Fortune 1000 as a management consultant.

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12 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business
Come learn from a seasoned, successful entrepreneur on how to avoid the pitfalls YOU will run into when owning your own business.
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Help! My Marketing Plan is Sick!
Do you feel your business is stuck and you’re not getting enough customers? Are you tired of spending money with a marketing
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Being Friendly Without Being Friends: Tough Decisions Owners Face
Many first-time small business owners make friendships with all the people involved in their company. Potentially, these close
Minority Women Seminar (In-Person)
The Minority Women Seminar is a power-packed morning of different sessions to help elevate your small business.
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From Start Up to Sustainability Part 3: Financial Relationships
This webinar is part 3 of Darlene's " From Start-Up to Sustainability" where we will discuss where to look for money and how to
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Does Your Business Have an Exit Strategy?
Successful business owners plan in advance how they will exit their business. Here are examples of business exit strategies.
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Why You Need Multiple Checking Accounts to Save Your Business
Depending on your business, you should have separate checking accounts. Here's why...
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Authentic or Fake? What to do When You Get a Bad Review on Social Media
It'll happen. You get a bad review on social media. Is it fake or from a real customer. Here's what you need to know...
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How to Prevent an Employee Today From Being Your Competitor Tomorrow
How can you avoid a key employee setting up their own company and competing against you? Here are some options...
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