Donna Maria shares commentary on the value of social promotions services to small and independent business owners.
Donna Maria and author Garrett Miller offer tips on how to hire your first employee.
Donna Maria shares useful insights from the life and businesses of Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
Donna Maria’s interview with award-winning Online Labels.com on providing stellar customer service.
Donna Maria offers a humble tribute to a man of valor.
Donna Maria shares tips for helping you start your own membership-based, for-profit trade organization.
Donna Maria shares thoughts on The Gap’s logo change (and change back), and on the importance of decisively leading your brand.
Donna Maria shares the importance of staying in touch with tangible correspondence, like letters and note cards.
Donna Maria shares Elin Criswell’s self-publishing tips and resources.
Donna Maria shares the importance of building a nurturing community around your business.
When it comes to business, Donna Maria advises, be more concerned about making opportunity than about making money.
Donna Maria shares new things coming to INDIE, including an updated private networking and personal development space for members.
Donna Maria suggests to small business leaders three approaches to change: anticipate it, initiate it, respond to it.
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…
Donna Maria interviews Professor Willie Pietersen on simple strategies small business owners can use to outsmart the competition.
Donna Maria interviews Pam Slim on how you can go from your cubicle to your own corner office, as the CEO of your own company.
Donna Maria shares key leadership points made by Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun in her keynote presentation today at the 2010 Conference of Handcrafted Soapmakers.
Donna Maria shares reading comprehension strategies from an award-winning second grade teacher.
Blogging has enhanced my life in many ways. A blog is an extremely versatile platform and can be used by small and independent business owners in many ways. I recently suggested that startups could use blogs as a business planning tool. As Tim Berry, author of The Plan-as-You-Go Business Plan (affiliate link), pointed out in…
Donna Maria shares commentary on using social media and new technologies to be everywhere your customers are.
These words never cease to move me. “I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. … I’m not worried about anything, I’m not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of…