Often a business starts when an entrepreneur or business owner has a pain point or something they wished existed. After research and searching, an entrepreneur might realize that whatever their idea is doesn’t actually exist. This is when a true entrepreneur develops that solution. This was the case for Eric Niu, the CEO & Co-Founder of Swaggle, a DMV based application that ...Read More »
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Moving is a frustrating experience. For many people they dread the experience and Northern Virginia based PockitShip is focused on revolutionizing the experience and improving the overall experience. We had the opportunity to speak with Garrett O’Shea, Co-Founder to learn more about how they’re creating the “Uber for moving,” what inspires him and some of the exciting things that they ...Read More »
Today it’s become more and more difficult to get people to visit small business in person. However, many small business owners like Jonathan Elkhouri focused on creating an incredible customer experience to encourage clients and customers to keep coming back over and over again. We spoke with Jonathan, the owner of Salon Khouri located in Fairfax, Virginia about how he got started, what makes his ...Read More »
“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” This phrase comes from the Bible and goes back to the idea that a child learns values and even interests early in life. For some, it might be manners but sometimes for entrepreneurs and business owners it could be ...Read More »
One of the goals and purposes of this new directory site is to consolidate a lot of our efforts across our different sites. We had very specific directory listings on DMV CEO, Rescue a CEO and even our business blog directory on our main site CBNation. We are hoping now that we are able to consolidate one of our best ...Read More »
This week we spoke to Quniana Futrell – an entrepreneur based in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Futrell made it her mission to help teach incarcerated parents how to be there for their child while behind bars, as well as informing teachers how to react to these situations. Quniana has also authored books focusing on the subject which stem from her personal experiences growing ...Read More »
Wellness is often ignored especially for busy professionals like entrepreneurs and business owners. There’s so many things to juggle and do and often wellness takes a back seat. The all too often belief is that there simply are not enough hours to get everything done. However, this does not have to be the case. Victoria Rader author, speaker and founder of YU2Shine provides coaching services to ...Read More »
This week we spoke to Krysta Jones – CEO and founder of Virginia Leadership Institute. After a stint volunteering with the Peace Corps, Jones returned to Northern Virginia ready to use her experience by improving her community. VLI works to give African Americans training for holding government positions as elected representatives in Northern Virginia as well as throughout the DMV. Check out ...Read More »
This week we spoke to Killian Lewis, Crystal Allen, and Morgan Winbush – co-founders of The Haus Call. These three college friends build a business of on-demand grooming for men on the move. Upon finding out just how hard it was to schedule in some pampering time, the trio built The Haus Call. Likened to “Uber for Haircuts”, the co-founders have their ...Read More »
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 »