CEO Chat is a podcast powered by Blue 16 Media. Each episode features an entrepreneur or business owner speaking on their remarkable journey as well as advice for anyone heading down the entrepreneurial path. This episode features Michel Zajour, founder and CEO of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Check out the episode above to listen to the full ...Read More »
CEO Chat is a podcast powered by Blue 16 Media. Each episode features an entrepreneur or busi...
Sometimes being an entrepreneur is a thought that has always been brewing. It sits at the back of yo...
Entrepreneurs build companies to fill a gap in a particular industry more often than not. You’ll hea...
Sometimes finding your way as an entrepreneur or business owner just clicks. All of the right pieces...
There’s a notion when it comes to following your passion in life. There should be a singular passion...
Sometimes being an entrepreneur is a thought that has always been brewing. It sits at the back of your mind through whatever else you’re doing at the moment. It doesn’t always have to be a powerful moment when you decide that you’re the only one who can take the reins. Sometimes knowing that you’ll be an entrepreneur at the end ...Read More »
Entrepreneurs build companies to fill a gap in a particular industry more often than not. You’ll hear stories centered around the same theme – we couldn’t find the product we needed so we invented it. As business changes and technology evolves there will always be gaps popping up. Unfortunately a lot of the gaps popping up impact a lot of ...Read More »
Sometimes finding your way as an entrepreneur or business owner just clicks. All of the right pieces fall neatly into place and what you’re left with – if you play your cards right – is a rewarding business you can continually shape to fit your goals. It’s an easier path for some to seek out than others. While being an ...Read More »
There’s a notion when it comes to following your passion in life. There should be a singular passion. Not passions, but passion. Some entrepreneurs follow the tech pathway straight to Silicon Valley while other business owners hear the siren song of marketing. The theory behind it all is a misinformed one. There is room for multiple passions in a small ...Read More »
Being inspired as an entrepreneur can mean big things for your business or organization. In fact, inspiration is a business in itself. A quick Google search will bring up a litany of articles entitled anything from “How to Inspire Employees,” or “How to Get Inspired,” with a dash of “Inspiration Messages for You” thrown in for good measure. It’s a ...Read More »
WeWork is a company that has cracked the code when it comes to developing a business model around not just a coworking space but a coworking culture. Launched in 2010, the company has been fueled by one mission–“To create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living.” While the company has been able to create a ...Read More »
During The Millennial Jobs Summit, there were about 40-50 people in attendance as the panel of entrepreneurs and business owners gave advice about everything ranging from hiring to marketing resources and the latest tools and gadgets. The panelist gave valuable insight from their perspective about what led them to be successful and also perspective of the realities of being an entrepreneur. ...Read More »
No matter what field you’re working in the threat of being terminated is always there. There are a lot of different names it goes by. We no longer need your service, the position is being retired, we don’t have enough funding, and the list goes on. It doesn’t matter if you’re at the top of the proverbial business food chain ...Read More »
Identification of the following networking opportunities does not imply that they are endorsed by MarketForce StrategiesSM, but merely represent organizations with which MarketForce StrategiesSM is familiar, as a service to the local business community. Chambers of Commerce Alexandria Chamber – monthly breakfasts, after-hours network mixers, and (free) brown bag/roundtable luncheons sponsored by the Alexandria Small Development Center Arlington Chamber – monthly breakfasts, evening network mixers, ...Read More »