There are so many creative and innovative businesses providing great products and services in the market. Here are the back stories of those I’ve found most interesting.

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AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS - How to Effectively Network at Business Meetings

Businesswomen all know the drill. Chamber of Commerce breakfasts, industry association mixers, monthly sponsored speaker series luncheons. We all attend business meetings looking to make connections to help in our business efforts and…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Brewing up a Solid Business

Lenny Boy Brewing Company’s success formula blends organic kombucha with measured, meticulous growth. Townes Mozer’s first taste of kombucha twelve years ago grew into an obsession with the nonalcoholic fermented beverage that he…
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AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS - How to Tame Office Interruptions

Edward Brown is on a mission to help legions of workers regain up to 60 percent productive work time he says the average professional loses every day to a pervasive workplace malaise he calls the “interruption culture.” Brown is author…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Easing into Entrepreneurship

Independent video game developers use learn-as-they-go approach in building business. While some suggest the shortest distance between two points in forming a business may be a direct path, that isn’t the route taken by budding entrepreneurial…
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STREET FIGHT MAGAZINE - Going Hyper-local with Charlotte Agenda

My interview with Ted Williams, publisher of hyper-local media upstart, Charlotte Agenda. Here at Street Fight Magazine. ViewLink