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Plush Clothing, LLC—The Little Engine That Could

Plush Clothing, LLC—The Little Engine That Could

Yolanda Coleman compares herself to the little engine that could. Others might see a similarity to David and Goliath. Still more could suggest the story of Erin Brockovich. These analogies are all appropriate for a woman who, within one year, confronted some of the...

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Helping Families Build Better Tomorrows

Helping Families Build Better Tomorrows

With a wealth of resources to share, a skilled team of 25 full- and part-time employees, and a strong commitment to the community, Direct Care Prenatal, a prenatal and child care coordination program, assists pregnant moms and new mothers with a wide variety of...

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Life Is Short. Buy The Flowers.

Life Is Short. Buy The Flowers.

Unpredictable. That’s life. In between putting our feet on the floor first thing in the morning to closing our eyes late at night, we each face many unknowns. Along with life’s major challenges such as promotions, marriages, births or new homes, uncertainty also...

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Nurturing Nature Child Care

Nurturing Nature Child Care

One of life’s small, simple pleasures is hearing gratitude and happiness in someone’s voice. It’s easy to experience when listening to Chiquita Southerland describe her amazement in learning her small business, Nurturing Nature Child Care, LLC, was a grant recipient....

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SPEARity™ Knows Life Is a Bold Statement

SPEARity™ Knows Life Is a Bold Statement

If you’re a forward-looking, busy entrepreneur with precious little free time, this is written for you. It provides compact and meaningful content, offers fresh perspectives on some standard business thinking, and introduces you to the man behind some important...

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FortuNuts, LLC. A Good Small Business Story.

FortuNuts, LLC. A Good Small Business Story.

This is a good story that starts and ends in the middle. There’s no conflict, so no need for resolution. The narrative is written with some thoughtful dialogue, provides inspiration, and teaches a lesson or two. The plot includes, some would say, a bit of a mystery....

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Tanya Murphy Is Our Destination Director. Who’s Yours?

Tanya Murphy Is Our Destination Director. Who’s Yours?

“If there’s any silver lining to this [the pandemic], I now know there are some people who will never, ever, ever even think about planning a trip again without talking to me first.” Tanya Murphy, a Cruise Planners independent Destination Director, and her clients had...

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