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JENNIE WONG

Jennie Wong, Ph.D., is a nationally syndicated columnist and the creator of the product quiz website www.ABorC.com.
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  • Top 5 reasons I’m thankful to be an entrepreneur

    #5 – Visibility (in lieu of security) I spent the first part of my working life chasing security.   I worked at some of the biggest companies and consultancies in the country and all I got to show for my troubles was three layoffs.   I finally realized that the security of Fortune 500 life was an illusion and traded it in for visibility, which is to say that there are still bad times, but you can usually seem them coming (and have time to react).   In a l...

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  • Differentiate yourself with one thing

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Dave Ramos, strategy consultant to small and medium size businesses and founder of SHIFTPOINTS , Inc.  His new book is “ Decide One Thing : The One Thing EVERY Executive Team Must Decide.”   Ask the Mompreneur   I think most business owners would like to become the leader in their market, but few know how to go about doing that.  What advice do you have f...

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  • Wellness for small business

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Dr. Marshall Silverman , a board certified internist and doctor with Signature Healthcare, a Charlotte concierge medical practice .   Ask the Mompreneur   As cold and flu season gets underway, many business owners are thinking about wellness and their bottom line.  What advice do you have for entrepreneurs for keeping themselves and their employees healthy and productive...

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  • The 7 question business plan

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Krista Martin , a business strategist and coach who specializes in working with entrepreneurs through her practice, Make Your Mark .   Ask the Mompreneur   How can current and aspiring business owners create a fast and useful business plan?   Krista Martin:   A typed up, formal, business plan was all the rage 10 years ago.  To complete...

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  • Advice on the Affordable Care Act for small business and the self-employed

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Kent Kingsley, an independent health insurance broker located in Charlotte.  To learn more about the new North Carolina health insurance exchange, visit his website www.obamacarefornc.com .   Ask the Mompreneur   As a small business owner, how does the Affordable Care Act affect me?   Kent Kingsley   The Patient Protection and Affordab...

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  • Call for mompreneur guest bloggers

    Are you a business owner with experience to share?  Or maybe an expert consultant-type with advice to give?  "Ask the Mompreneur" is looking for guest bloggers with practical tips on entrepreneurship, including all phases and aspects of starting and growing your company.   Previous topics covered include:   - Advice on making the most of business directories from the creator of Vend Raleigh   - Mompreneur trends from the perspective of the ...

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