F.O.C.U.S. on the Fundamentals – Part II

In part one we introduced the concept of F.O.C.U.S. In that first installment, I noted that of all the advice I have provided to small businesses in my many years leading HP’s Supplier Diversity & Small Business programs, one key…

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The 3 C’s of Supplier Diversity

There is no global supplier diversity “cookie cutter-method” for implementation. It is a mistake for companies to believe they can be successful by simply adopting a “copy exactly” approach and transporting the companies’ U.S. supplier diversity tools, processes, and policies…

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Move Beyond the Hustle: The Myths of Networking

This is a guest post by Reinvention Strategist™ Marshawn Evans, a former Miss America beauty queen turned Donald Trump Apprentice, turned Georgetown University trained sports & entertainment lawyer who equips the motivated to live without limits. She is Founder of…

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Are you Ready for Business Matchmaking ?

 (originally posted Feb 2011 in the 367AddisonAvenue Blog) The first of several 2011 Business Matchmaking events, which match small business sellers with corporate and government buyers in face-to-face meetings, is quickly approaching. If you’ve never participated in Business Matchmaking (BMM)…

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8 Critical Tips for Growing Your Business

I recently had the opportunity to join my friends from Dun & Bradstreet for a dynamic webinar titled Next Steps for Your Growing Business.   During the webinar : Phyllis Meyer, D&B Director of Marketing Partnerships and Alliances, gave her perspective on the…

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