Category Archives: Small Business

Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace: Millennial Entrepreneurship

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Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace are the creators of the babysitting exchange platform Komae. As young moms, they established a cooperative to exchange free babysitting services with other parents they knew and trusted. That idea grew into Komae, an app that allows more people to utilize the solution they found for themselves and form communities of trusted caregivers.

Husted brings a strategic mind to the company. She is responsible for internal management,

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Nely Galan: “Tropical Tycoon” discusses leading Telemundo, The Apprentice and Donald Trump, and Being Self-Made

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In today’s podcast, listen to the “Tropical Tycoon” Nely Galan as she shares her experiences of starting out as a first-generation immigrant from Cuba to becoming an award-winning producer, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential Latinas in the world.

Nely shares her story of how she started from the bottom of the heap to becoming the president of Telemundo, an American Spanish-language television network. She also talks about how she eventually delved in entrepreneurship,

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Lisa Lamarche: The Importance of Health, Wealth, and Calm in the Face of Adversity

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In today’s podcast, Lisa Lamarche, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and co-founder of Milestone Wealth Advisors, talks about the importance of being financially and physically fit in order to enjoy health and wealth in the long-term.

She touches on her own personal struggles and triumphs that propelled her from being an accountant at a large firm to becoming the co-owner of a company that offers clients superior, comprehensive wealth management.

Lisa then talks about how she believes that physical fitness meshes well with her own principles in financial fitness.

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Emilia DiMenco: Certifying Women-Owned Businesses and Dramatically Accelerating Growth

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How can you fast track your career and perceived as a valuable asset in your organization?

Let Emilia Dimenco answer those questions for you.

As the President and CEO of Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), Emilia talks about the various support they offer to several types of businesses.

Having a successful 30-year career in the financial services, Emilia shares her experience in investment banking and the value of sponsorship in accelerating her career – from being an intern into becoming a leader in various financial organizations.

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Debra Ruh: Inclusion for People with Disabilities is Not a Charity

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Debra explains how accommodating to specific needs of employees can increase the productivity and culture of an organization – just like what happened to Cisco and Cannon.

As a global disability inclusion strategist, Debra discusses how global corporations and governments are taking measures to integrate people with disability into the workforce.

Being a longtime entrepreneur, Debra shares her adventures and misadventures in creating her businesses. Things like building a for-profit organization,

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