Virginia Business Owner Helps Keep Companies Connected with Concierge IT Company

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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 ...

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Washington, D.C. Branding Guru Helps Businesses Ignite Their Reputation the Right Way

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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 ...

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D.C. Entrepreneur Connects Young Professionals with Talented Mentors to Help Reach Their Goals

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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 ...

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WeWork Crystal City Launches a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Live

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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 ...

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DC Panel Discussion Gives New & Aspiring Entrepreneurs Resources to Help Them Succeed

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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. ...

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Maryland Entrepreneur Builds Expert Virtual Assistant Service for Leaders in Need

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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 ...

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Essential Guide to Local Business Networking Events in the DMV

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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, ...

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500+ Entrepreneurs Celebrate National Small Business Week by Attending an Event to Learn How to Grow Their Businesses

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SCORE DC and Sam’s Club sponsored an event that brought together over 600 people that were interested in taking steps to grow and expand their business. The event featured speakers ranging from everything like e-mail marketing and earned media to federal contracting and accessing capital. There were exhibitors that represented Howard University, Chamber of Commerce and even SCORE volunteers scheduled ...

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D.C. Lawyer Helps Entrepreneurs with Business and Personal Estate Planning

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Life always changes. It’s a given that one day will never be the same as another. Whether you’re working a 9-5 job, settled in the role of small business owner, or wearing down the soles of your shoes as an up-and-coming entrepreneur there is going to be one constant throughout your working lifetime – change. Some changes are good, some ...

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Virginia Business Coach Gives Powerful Business Planning Advice to Entrepreneurs in the DMV

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Being an entrepreneur is often seen as a solitary pursuit. An entrepreneur goes out, digs their heels in, and finds a way to make things work. Unless you have the funds for some teammates to help you get the fire going then it’s more than likely just you out there pounding the pavement. But if you do a quick search ...

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