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Thriving in a Virtual Economy

One of the difficulties in a virtual economy is the ability to build rapport with the other person and one article from the Harvard Business Review elaborated on this. While there were many excellent observations and points, one that was particularly relevant...

Chad Tongco: Advisor to The McGraw Council

We are very excited and blessed to announce that Chad Tongco is joining us as an advisor to our nonprofit organization! Chad is the Founder and CEO of Primaris Market Development, a full-service digital strategy advisory firm that specializes in guiding SMB business...

#UniteSmallBizChallenge

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that many fear is starting to show throughout the world, particularly in the UK where the government has provided new lockdown strategies in an effort to reduce or prevent the spread of the virus (Mahmood, 2020). As others...

Small Business Closures

We all knew that COVID would have a devastating impact upon small businesses nationwide but no one really knew how bad it would be, until now. According to Yelp, approximately 163,735 businesses nationwide have closed since March 1st of this year and, sadly, almost...

Be Strong and Persevere

This morning, as the day began and the duties began to pile up, I came across a quote from Tommy Hilfiger: “the road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American Dream.” No matter what you have going...

Stop the Destruction

Dreams are dying and small businesses are literally burning to the ground in the midst of anarchy and chaos – how many more dreams must die and many more businesses must burn before the destruction ends?