The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become known as 'Giving Tuesday', where people are encouraged to generously give time and money to their local community.
Please be careful, especially on the phone and email, when you are asked to give. The NC Secretary of State regulated charitable solicitations in NC. Here is their page, with tips on how to check to see if a charity is legit, and Smart Donor tips. Some charities sound really good, but when you dig into their practices,
I remain impressed by the determination, resourcefulness and innovation of my clients. I love helping them bring their ideas to fruition. Thank you to everyone who called on me to help you or referred someone my way. Our community is full of resources for entrepreneurs and business owners, including SBTDC, SCORE, the Women’s Business Institute and the community college business centers. Other business owners have started mentoring groups and mastermind groups to give a hand u
Many of our lives remain disrupted by COVID in both big and small ways. Add to that supply chain issues, rising inflation and general intolerance, and there is the potential for especially cranky customers and employees. Let’s try to remember our shared humanity. Let’s find our patience and grace. Let’s strive for kindness. It is better for you than you may know. Complaining may permanently rewire your brain to be more negative, while some research shows that kindness may bri