Wichita Falls Ranks 63rd in 100 Best Places for Hispanic Entrepreneurs

In 2016, Wichita Falls placed #63 out in GoodCall’s 100 Best Places for Hispanic Entrepreneurs. Factors such as business climate, economic health, networking potential, educational values, and affordability were taken into consideration to determine the ranking. Highly populated cities and cities in states with a higher Hispanic population obviously ranked higher, but even places with […]

How to create a culture in your business?

I had the chance to sit through one of Sam Silversteins, Inc Presentations this week and we worked on developing core values. The presentation was part of global entrepreneurship week events put together by the WT Enterprise Center.  I would love to share some of things that I learned. Do you ever see companies such as […]

Foodpreneurs

After indulging in lunch and ice cream with the office co-workers I began thinking about the trends in the food industry of which we learned from our annual 2015 Americas SBDC Conference.The food industry used to revolve around grocery stores, not anymore. Looking to join the ranks of today’s foodpreneurs? Here are three trends for restaurants to consider. […]

From Employee to Employer

A worker in meat plant gets a flat on their way to work and with that amounts the fourth warning. Not long after arriving they are called into the managers office and after hearing reasoning they are asked to leave. Considering it a sign the meat plant worker decides it’s time to start their own business. Many […]

The Benefits of Women-Owned Small Businesses

If you have ever wondered how to go about receiving a government contract, now is the perfect time to start looking into the opportunity. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a final rule on October 14th authorizing federal agencies to award sole-source contracts to women-owned small businesses. The federal government has a goal of awarding […]

Do you want to fire an employee?

Changes that affect Employers Your secretary is late one hour yet again this morning and she still has not prepared the report that you have been asking her to do for the past week. As an employer the first solution that comes to mind is to fire her? While it seems like the best idea […]