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 »
IAM115- Fitness Enthusiast Helps Clients Improve Their Health Inspired By His Own Weight Loss Transformation
As someone with interest in fitness, helping as many people as possible improve their health, and se...
Many entrepreneurial ventures begin because something simply doesn’t exist. Often, it can be c...
Christine Searle, owner of Searle Business Solutions, LLC, is a financial control expert with more t...
Podcasting has been rising in popularity. Just as it seems there’s an app for everything, it...
IAM104 – Career Agent Helps People & Organizations with Health Insurance Outside of the Affordable Care Act
Sharon Carter is a Career Agent with US Health Advisors in the Sterling, VA. In her 3 short years wi...
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 »
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 »