Scenes from the Women's Business Center-Charlotte's open house on May 26, 2016. Located at 9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 440, the center is funded through a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Women entrepreneurs can receive training and mentoring for starting and growing businesses. For appointments, email WBC-Charlotte@theinstitutenc.org or call 704-509-5884. Video by Celeste Smith.
Entrepreneur Sara White, wife of the late NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White, leads a balloon group-juggling exercise to make a point: "It's very difficult to juggle multiple things in our life, and be good at it."
As Johnson C. Smith University gets ready for Oprah Winfrey to speak to its graduation class on Sunday, longtime Charlotte event planner Clarke Allen is reflecting on how he lost the media star’s business – and how that crushing disappointment inspired him to reshape his company.
Suzie Ford of Charlotte’s NoDa Brewing Company headlines this Inc.com piece on what minimum wage hikes mean for small businesses -- a key issue on the minds of many owners in this presidential election season.
Within 24 hours of becoming the de facto leader of the Republican Party, Donald J. Trump on Wednesday declared himself open to raising the minimum wage, a flip-flop from his statement during the primaries that the rate was already too high.