The E-mail Mystery

— by Michelle Beauchamp Have you been as frustrated as I have with the lack of replies when you send e-mails? What happens to them? They’re like socks that disappear in the dryer. I recently sent several e-mails to promote … MORE

Houston … We Have a Problem!

— By Trina Fleming The challenge that President John F. Kennedy issued on May 25, 1961 put into motion one of the most amazing feats in history. Before the decade was done, the three year old National Aeronautics and Space … MORE

Finding the Right Fit

— by Dana Heyde It is said that people will only get out of an organization what they put into it. Knowing that, when I first joined NAWBO-OC, I was eager to do more than just attend the monthly dinner. … MORE

Quality Referrals

— by Judy Rose Wouldn’t it be wonderful to just sit back while referrals come pouring in? You’d be so busy you’d have to turn people away, or tell them to get in line. “Maybe I can take care of … MORE

What Insurance Do You Need, and Why?

— by Cathy Daugherty After more than 20 years in the insurance industry, and 15+ as a NAWBO member, I’ve gained a lot of insight by watching the industry, listening to clients, talking to legislators, and devoting thousands of hours … MORE

The Power Of A Compliment

— by Dana Heyde Everyone loves a compliment. I know I do! So I enjoy it when I’m able to introduce two of my favorite people to each other. I never introduce them by name only. Instead, I bolster the … MORE

Impending Increases to Minimum Wage and the Impact on Your Business

— By Colleen McCarthy, Esq. and Brenna Johnson, Esq. Since 2014, at least 21 states and the District of Columbia have seen a pay increase for those earning minimum wage. Organized labor and other groups are calling for a nationwide … MORE

Not All Revenue is Good Revenue

— by Katy Triefenbach You may be surprised at the concept that there can be such a thing as bad revenue. But revenue that diverts you from the direction you’ve set for your business might deserve that label. Ask yourself: … MORE

There Is Something Remarkable About Remarkable Women

–by Trina Fleming NAWBO-OC has been celebrating remarkable women for 20 years! This year the organization will host its 20th Annual Remarkable Women Awards Dinner, a signature event which will honor three particularly remarkable women for their successes as entrepreneurs … MORE

Profit. Aah, How We Love That word!

— By Lorna Scherff Let’s face it. The main reason why we do what we do as business owners is to see a profit. But as we calculate the bottom line in our books, are we also giving ourselves credit … MORE