I have observed several parallels between running a business and running for fitness. When I run in the morning, I enjoy seeing different types of people at the track. Obviously experienced runners breeze around, passing me two and three times before they’re done. Other runners (especially newer ones like me) are slower and more measured…
As the founder and CEO of the Indie Beauty Network, I am confirming that IBN opposes the bill named, “H.R. 5786: The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA or H.R. 5786). If you have not already done so, please read and sign our petition opposing the bill. As of the publication of this post, over…
Except for periodic posts that fit well at both blogs, today will be the last day I will publish a post at this blog that deals directly with H.R. 5786: the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA). The post that follows this one today summarizes the reasons for the Indie Beauty Network’s opposition to the…
Donna Maria acknowledged Indie Business Blog readers and sponsors.
Donna Maria announces the new collaborative small business website: Oppose The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010!
This is a link to the printer friendly version of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010. This is a link to the PDF version of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010.
The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 Has Been Introduced Yesterday, I told you in this post to brace yourself for the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics’s (CFSC) latest effort to scare everyone into thinking that cosmetics are contaminating them with cancer causing chemicals. As I suspected, the video they are circulating today is filled with misinformation…
Earlier today, I told you about the Personal Care Products Council’s newly announced proposed cosmetics legislation. This post shares a teaser for a video entitled, “The Story Of Cosmetics,” that is slated to be released tomorrow by the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics. As you watch this teaser, and the full-length video that will be released…
Donna Maria shares commentary on the contributions of industry trade groups, and how the smallest companies benefit from representation geared specifically toward them.
Donna Maria thanks her readers and sponsors for the amazing journey they are taking together!
Donna Maria shares the story of how one determined mother provided for her children one day, and ended up starting a business.
Recently, Dr. Greg Henley, director of the Herman J. Russell Center For Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga, interviewed me for his “NexXt Entrepreneur Day In A Life Video Series,” sharing the stories of entrepreneurs in all 50 states. I’m excited to share his video interview of me. It’s 28 minutes long, and…
Donna Maria shares personal thoughts and commentary on how to nurture and preserve life’s most important relationships.
Donna Maria borrows a few lines from a Jeep Cherokee commercial to underscore the need for laws that enable America’s small and family businesses to thrive and grow on a level playing field.
Donna Maria shares three sure-fire ways to avoid getting sucked in and wiped out by social media!
Donna Maria shares simple strategies and action steps to maximize efficiencies and increase sales.
Donna Maria shares how women can support their husband’s through loss of employment.
Donna Maria shares a CBS news video showing the growth of Indie-crafted beers, portending a bright future for small and family businesses nationwide.
Donna Maria interviews Lori Nova of The Nova Studio about tips to start a do it yourself (DIY), “how to” studio.
Donna Maria announces exciting new features and departments in her weekly Indie newsletter.
Donna Maria’s Independence Day 2010 message.