How to be in business with your spouse

Even before the nationwide unemployment rate started climbing dramatically, many married couples were considering combining their talents and gifts to start a business of their own. Now that about 7.2% of Americans are unemployed (and many think the real percentage is far higher), even more people are considering starting a family business. If you or someone…

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Practice anticipation

Donna Maria shares how William H. Swift, a speaker at the 2nd Annual Morehouse Entrepreneurship Conference, recommends that Indie Business owners “practice anticipation” in order to lead their businesses to success in the long term.

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FDA Globalization Act of 2009

As I said last month, it was only a matter of time before a new FDA globalization Act was introduced as a bill. Click here to read the FDA Globalization Act of 2009. I am digesting it over the weekend. Please subscribe to the blog and join us at Indie Beauty’s social media site to remain abreast…

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Time for a change

Donna Maria announces that, on January 23, 2009, all of the content at Indie Business Blog will be exported to a WordPress hosted platform.

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WBO American Dream Launches

Donna Maria shares the exciting news of Margie Zable Fisher’s launch of the WBO American Dream, a new women’s entrepreneur group.

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The end of handmade baby clothes?

Donna Maria interviews Rachele Dressler-Sweetser (text and audio) of Monkey Baby Clothes on her planned class action lawsuit to reform the newly enacted Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

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Who's next?

Donna Maria shares how the impact of Steve Jobs’ of Apple’s medical leave of absence points out the importance of succession planning for Indie Business owners.

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All the pretty cubicles

Donna Maria shares Office Depot’s new “Life is Beautiful, Work Can be Too” campaign and asks readers what to make of all the pretty cubicles.

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The platinum is within you

Donna Maria cautions against investing in “success clubs” without first knowing what you want to accomplish, and exactly how the “club” will help you do that.

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