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Surviving Inflation: Increasing prices without losing customers

In the current business climate, inflation is top of mind for business owners.  With respect to price increases, many entrepreneurs feel they have no...

Navigating Your Care: Know when to go where

Deciding whether or not to visit the emergency room is something most everyone has struggled with before. Many people aren’t sure when they should...

Specht: Honoring our business community

When we decided to start our first ever attempt at a recognition program for the northwest Louisiana business community seven years ago, we had...

What to do to realize your product ideas

Product success is not accidental. It takes a lot of time, tools, and commitment before one can create excellent products with market success. Creating...

Ramsey: Learning from your mistakes

Some of the best lessons I teach in our EntreLeadership Master Series are culled from mistakes. My mistakes. I messed up, the mistake caused...

Messier: Dangerous heat? Find a retreat

There is no cool way to sugar coat the sizzle of the southern summer sun! If you plan on spending time outside in the...

Brown: What’s your business model & how do you make money with it?

You thought of a great business idea. For most entrepreneurs, the idea is just the beginning of the journey to starting a business. You...

Specht: Gardner walked the walk when it came to entrepreneurship

It is not often you see someone “walking the walk” when it comes to entrepreneurship. Many times, the “talkers” are busy talking and the...

Specht: How does inflation end? Get to work

As I was considering my column for this month’s issue of BIZ. Magazine, I was struck by a sense of deja vu. Much of...

Gilley: How to fund your business

The number one question asked by entrepreneurs with a business idea is “how do I fund my business?”  Many entrepreneurs believe that grants are the...