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Wilkinsburg Chamber is All about Your Business

FollowShare The Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to you. Have you checked out the Chamber lately?  The Chamber has evolved, and is inviting you to benefit from the new services that are being provided to help you grow. Inexpensive workshops, great networking opportunities and a chance for you to get the word out […]

Photos from the 25th Anniversary Celebration for OWN Onyx Woman Network

FollowShare On September 17, 2016, some of Pittsburgh’s top women of color in business, corporate, nonprofit, politics and community service came together to be honored for their contributions to other women. Onyx Woman magazine celebrated 25 years in business by acknowledging these women of excellence. Founder Ola Jackson says for 25 years the magazine has […]

Sisters Making it Happen: Michele Rice (CEO); Melissa Rice (COO)

FollowShare Michele Rice (CEO); Melissa Rice (COO) Rice Enterprises, LLC 29 Years in the Business (started at ages of 15 and 14 respectively) OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? M&MR: Our family. We have a very entrepreneurial, hard-working, and loving family. They started businesses with a dream, talent, and fearlessness. In our family, there […]

Business Workshop Series – Sponsorship: Finding Funding, Identifying Prospects

FollowShare Learn How to Create Profitable Events Utilizing Sponsorship Funding                         Who should attend? If you have a project or event and your are seeking sponsors If you don’t know how to identify prospects If you struggle to find out the steps to seek out […]

Connie Portis Tells Us How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities

FollowShare When I was a child, my mother had to walk while holding on to my arm. She had Syringomeyelia, a rare crippling disease. Even so, it wasn’t until I was an adult that I realized that others thought of her in a way I never did: as crippled. So many business owners find fear […]

21 Office Organizing Tips

FollowShare By Janet M. Taylor In 2015 I celebrated 21 years in business so I decided I would end the year sharing 21 tips that can help you organize your office and clear piles from your desk. I challenge you to take one of the tips and use it before the end of this year. […]

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The One Hour Meeting

FollowShare By Janet M. Taylor I started thinking back to when I attended my first meeting and it had to be when I was young playing with neighbors and we had our first business meeting.  We started a pretend business, there were 3 of us and 2 of us now are business owners.  Interesting how […]

Manage Your Time..Manage Your Life

FollowShare by Janet M. Taylor The kids, the homework, the meetings, the overtime and the weekend activities all the things taking up space on your schedule. Just recently I was having a conversation with a client who had a long day at work feeling exhausted and unfortunately had a late meeting to attend. I asked […]

Mentoring: Find Someone to Follow

FollowShare Start paying closer attention to the people who are doing the things that you would like to do. A friend and I were having a conversation about people not following their dreams. She said  today there is really no excuse for people not doing the things that they really want to do. We both […]

We are Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Mom

FollowShare Celebrate yourself, or some other entrepreneurial mom. Go to our website and leave information about your business in the comment section of this post.   We may contact you to be featured in our next newsletter, or post your story on our sites.       Whether you are going solo, in a partnership, […]

Mommy’s Guide To Living An Organized Life

FollowShare   Written by Janet M. Taylor Years ago I came across an article that listed the Rules and Regulations to join the Burnout Club ( I wish I knew who to give credit to for this great list) but after endless searches on the internet I want to say Thank you because that was […]