The best way to predict the future is to create it.
I have been an entrepreneur since 1995 when I left my job to start a business. I knew what I wanted my business to accomplish and how I wanted it to make the world a better place. What I didn’t know when I started was that my business would teach me a lot about life.…
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Donna Maria shares help and encouragement for hurting and laid off Americans.
I hope I have seen the last Indie using a FaceBook Page or Twitter avatar that reflects poorly on their business. Stop what you are doing right now and look at your avatar. Does it represent your business well? Or is it a blurry product photo? Or a blurry picture of you? Or a picture…
I learn so many valuable things each day. In fact, I learn so much that there are not enough hours in each day for me to transfer everything I learn to you. After thinking about this for a bit, I decided to try to create quick videos with my iPhone, on the fly, when I…
Happy Interdependence Day! Yeah, I know. It doesn’t quite have the right ring to it, does it? But as a small and independent business owner, in order to be successful in your quest for independence from things you don’t want, you must first be successful in achieving a state of interdependence when it comes ot…
Do you want to (continue to) be a successful business owner? I do. It’s what I invest most of my time doing, really — performing activities that help me serve my members more effectively. Ideas pop into my head all the time. Thank goodness for my team members, who receive a steady stream of dM’s…
What do you see when you survey the small and independent business landscape? You won’t be surprised to know that I see a world of opportunity. You won’t be surprised to know that I see a world or challenges. Let me explain. Opportunities Let’s start with the opportunities. You can do it. The world is…
Donna Maria shares tips to help you lead your business through the sea of constant “beta” and change that accompanies entrepreneurship.
Donna Maria shares final thoughts on the life of Whitney Houston.
Donna Maria shares 5 things Whitney Houston taught her about life.
A little video that packs a big punch.
Podcast No. 274: Stop Being So Spoiled And Make Something Happen (Or, My Interview With Carrie Wilkerson, The Barefoot Executive)
Donna Maria and Carrie Wilkerson deliver hard-hitting advice for seasoned and would-be entrepreneurs alike.
Donna Maria shares some of the ways she keeps home, home office and family running smoothly.
Donna Maria shares commentary on what Dr. King would have said about the economy and today’s small business owner.
Donna Maria shares the Women Small Business Owners – America’s New Job Creators Infographic
Donna Maria shares New Year’s resolutions, especially designed for handmade business owners.
Donna Maria shares her definition of the A Game, in business.
Donna Maria shares tips to help you bring your A Game into the New Year.
Donna Maria interviews Adelaide Lancaster about how to have the “big enough” company.