Archive for Entrepreneurs

When the Virtual Connection Goes Local

Well I am pumped in a big way! I just met some wonderful new/old friends and my business focus just got a little sharper.  Let me explain… For about 2 years I’ve belonged to a pretty active and engaged women’s small business networking group that has among its membership some of the most successful and

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Supporting New Urbanism and the Question of Moving

So let’s say you live in one of those cul-de-sacs that are such a no-no in the new urbanism movement. Does that mean you have to consider moving to practice what you preach as a new urbanism convert? Of course not. While a McMansion on a cul-de-sac doesn’t appeal to me anyhow, personally I would

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Through this Door a Community of Opportunity

You know that saying when the going gets tough the tough get going? Well that’s an appropriate term for the small business sector during these tough economic times.  A recent “60-minutes” television show reported that people are continuing to search out and secure loans and support for their entrepreneurial dreams even as the nation watches

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New Urban Mom Show No. 12 – College, Career, Family & Biz

Today’s show spans the gamut – from an update on my daughter’s college decisions to an interview with a Yale educated mom who realized that having it all didn’t necessarily mean “juggling” career and family. Christine Lowe Woolard decided that family meant more to her than her career. So she left her career to tend

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Resource for Business Owners and Freelancers

One of the objectives of new urbanism is to create sustainable communities. That happens when local businesses are supported and residents have the choice of securing work close to home – ideally in their community. Below is a news release about an excellent resource for business owners looking for online skilled help and contractors (freelancers)

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Let’s Do Lunch

I love the Internet and the way it has helped us to quickly access information, manage and launch small businesses and meet friends and business colleagues from around the world. The one minor draw back is that some of us miss that face-to-face connection – that “personal” element. Really all it takes is one person

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Finding Business Success Close to Home

Whether you have a successful online business or are just exploring the potential, you’ll want to listen to this week’s program. We’ll be interviewing a mom who has worked online for a few years as a marketer but is only now expanding her business locally and is having great success. Her success has been so

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New Urban Mom Entrepreneurs

I’d like you to meet Carrie Lauth (pictured here). Carrie is a natural living specialist and host of the popular internet radio program, Natural Moms Talk Radio. I posted about Carrie today because she’s written an exceptional business guide that I think many new urban moms will appreciate, especially if you’re thinking about becoming an

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