Tag Archives: Small Business

Just As Nature Intended: What We Can Learn From His Side of the Desk

Nick Wallace, Co-Founder, Wallace Farms   Healthy Living: More and more people are looking for ways to eat in a healthier way.  They are looking for more reputable sources, as they don’t always trust what the labels say, or every marketing angle that are used by the big box producers. Climate Change: Continued drought could […]

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Just As Nature Intended: The Big Picture and The Quick Take

Nick Wallace, Co-Founder, Wallace Farms Nick and his family launched the Wallace Farms brand in 2001 to provide customers with the highest quality grass fed beef, other naturally raised meats, and wild seafood that are pesticide and hormone-free .   The Quick Take: Best Advice: Communicate with your customer through your website and other social […]

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The Cream of the Crop: What We Can Learn From Her Side of the Desk

Shelly Herman, Co –Founder, Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks  Financial Prowess: It can be challenging once you use up your initial investment to continue to grow at a pace that you would like.  Everyone wishes they had more money to do things a little faster, and to grow at a quicker pace.  It is not […]

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The Cream of the Crop: The Big Picture and the Quick Take

Shelly Herman, Co –Founder, Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks Shelly Herman and her husband Irv, founded Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks, a Chicago area local organic food supply company, delivering more healthy organic foods to your table in an easy and affordable way. The Quick Take Best Advice: Building great relationships with your employees and […]

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Giving Small Business a Voice: What We Can Learn from His Side of the Desk

Elliot Richardson, president of Small Business Advocacy Council Life involves risk – there can be no rewards without risk.  Starting a business is a risk.  Putting money into a company and drafting legislation are risks and on and on.  But no changes can be made without taking that risk and putting yourself out there.  Work hard and never give […]

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The Back Story: Giving Small Business a Voice – Part Two

Elliot Richardson, president of Small Business Advocacy Council The SBAC has a simple mission to and that is to improve the environment for small business across the country.  That means cutting through partisan biases and working towards a common goal to allow entrepreneurs to help themselves.  The SBAC fights for the small business owners anywhere they can. Here […]

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Giving Small Business a Voice: The Back Story – Part One

Elliot Richardson, president of Small Business Advocacy Council Elliot started out as a lawyer and ran a 30 person law firm.  In his work at the firm, he became increasingly frustrated with the government and its inability to take on and resolve issues that were affecting small business.  The cost of healthcare for small businesses […]

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Giving Small Business a Voice: The Quick Take

The Big Picture Elliot Richardson, President Small Business Advocacy Council. Elliot helped establish the SBAC to help small business owners, their employees and those with whom they conduct business to have a voice in local, state and federal politics.  Plus, the group seeks to support its members by providing networking, advertising and promotional opportunities that […]

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Entrepreneur Business Boot Camp Offered by Illinois SBDC at College of Lake County

A three-hour workshop covering eight issues critical to entrepreneurial success will be held at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills in April. The sessions include marketing, public relations, legal, business growth, accounting, insurance and banking. What:      Illinois SBDC Business Boot Camp Workshops When:     Thursday April 5, 2012, 730am to Noon Where:    College of Lake County,  1120 S. […]

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b-hivetravel.com’s Bookit Tool Called “Pure Genius”: Speeds Mobile and Desktop Bookings for Corporate

Waterloo, IA – December 6, 2011 – “Bookit allows a corporate traveler to search for airfares on any site, then email the selected flights to Short’s for booking and en-route servicing.  Completely automated.  Fast results. Pure genius,” wrote travel industry expert Scott Gillespie in his Gillespie’s Guide to Travel+Procurement last week.  http://gillespie411.wordpress.com/2011/12/02/shorts-book-it-a-brilliant-booking-breakthrough/#more-1823 Bookit works with […]

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