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New Virtual Discussion Series Talks Small Business Solutions [Video]

Navigating Business Success Through the Pandemic, Session one: Ensuring Liquidity Amid an Unstable Economic Landscape Popular Bank’s Manuel Chinea and Latin Biz Today’s Eli Mendoza...

‘Nuestra Historia’ – Exploring the Latino Contribution to American History [Video]

Danny Vargas and Estuardo Rodriguez speak to the future of a new National Museum of the American Latino. Editor's note: Mr Vargas is board Chair President...

Is COVID-19 Changing How We View Our Homes?

It will be a while before we can say with certainty how the real estate industry has changed.   As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Americans...

The Green Supply Chain Tsunami

Corporate America is embarking on the decarbonization of its companies and products. In a July 21, 2020 press release, Apple has committed to being...

Can Your Business Benefit from COVID 19?

Are you ready to be pro-active?   The pandemic is the HOT topic, but some businesses can benefit from this HOT topic by combining creativity with...

The Realities of Corporate Social Responsibility

Over the last two decades, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a business priority. Some companies have wide-ranging goals, while others contribute directly to...

A Change Is Gonna Come

A sea change is happening at our national cash registers. Customers are moving past their practice of rewarding a company for doing good. Now...

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida

Building Girl Scout Leaders Featured Company: Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Executive:  Lisa Johnson, Chief Executive Officer Business Address: 6944 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 33467   Girl...

Giving Tuesday

A Global Generosity Movement GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. We're...

Mask Etiquette and Ingenuity in the New Normal

Masks have a long history of protecting people from the spread of disease.   During the Black Plague in the 1600s, doctors wore a hollow beak-like...

We’ve been lighting it up blue in April for Autism Awareness Month! [Video]

Their unique niche focus is on aiding young adults make the transition from high school to post-secondary education and gaining jobs. In recognition of April...

Be Ingenious!

So, “What makes you ingenious?”   I’ve been fascinated by the word “ingenious” for some time now, because it describes a quality that applies to every...

Earth Day 2020 Path To Clear Skies Plus Economic Growth

On Earth Day 2020, due to self-isolating public policies, we see what our environment would look like if the world shifted from fossil fuels...

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round – Meet Angeles Valenciano, CEO, National Diversity Council

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round - Meet Angeles Valenciano   Name: Angeles Valenciano Title: Chief Executive Officer Company: The National Diversity Council Major City Where You Work:...

After the Crisis: Coronavirus Impact on Green Business Best Practices

Here are three green trends that will reshape the post-Coronavirus economy.   This third of the there part series addresses the sustainability as related to post...

Organizations that Make a Difference – Covenant House Florida

Organizations that Make a Difference - Covenant House Florida   Organization: Covenant House Florida Executive: Reneé Trincanello, Chief Executive Officer Address: 733 Breakers Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Website:...

Ingenious Thinking for a Post Pandemic World

There will be no return to “normal” after the Covid-19 pandemic. Ever.   People, shaking their heads, are saying “things are gonna be different.” Well, some...

Brace Yourself for the Coronavirus Shock Wave Impact

Disruptive change is the new norm, here are three examples. This is part two of this three-part article series quantifying a Coronavirus Shock Wave. Catch...

The Coronavirus Shock Wave

America’s first reaction to the Coronavirus was a weird combination of toilet paper panic buying and spring break beach parties.   Today we stand on a...

Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic

Business owners and IT executives need to perform a quick business impact analysis (BIA) to identify the company's critical business processes.   Most businesses are unprepared...

Tribeca Grill’s 30th Anniversary Highlights Latinx Colleague Contributions

Tracy Nieporent shares restaurant industry insights on the Coronavirus, Tribeca Grill's 30th anniversary and recognizes two key colleagues, Miguel Cruz, and Angel Hernandez who appear  in front of...

WARNING! Please Include the Hidden Costs of Importation in a Cost of Goods Analysis

Six questions companies should ask themselves when considering importing goods.   In my capacity as a financial advisor to small businesses, I always review historical financial...

A Family’s Entrepreneurial Journey Began in Cuba

The legacy of this Latino entrepreneurial spirit was passed down to Domingo’s grandson and Juilo René’s son, René. Many years before Díaz Foods became the largest distributor...

When We Practice Corporate Social Responsibility, Everyone Benefits!

If you don’t already have a CSR strategy, now is the time to get started.   In today’s business climate, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is all...

City Climate Action Plans Drive Small Business Opportunities

Three climate action plans being adopted by U.S. cities.   Cities across America are adopting climate action plans. A fear of more regulations and increased costs...

A Latino Entrepreneur With A Vision

Latino entrepreneur John Cueva is a pioneer in holographic technology A pilot's multi-functional visor keeps pushing the boundaries of technology. This is how John's back story on how he...

More Contracts for Small Business Owners

Thirteen core words to learn from the country's leading buyer...the U.S. Government.   When we talk about purchasing power, little do we think of the US...

U.S. LDC Latino GDP Report, the U.S. Economy and U.S. Businesses

Six key factors regarding LatinX U.S. consumers and employees.   I recently attended a breakfast at the L’Attitude conference in San Diego, CA and had the opportunity...

Who is the Disrupter – Wall Street or Main Street?

Small business owners and Made in America.   In the U.S. small businesses comprise 99.7% of employer companies and 48% of the private workforce. Yet, when...

Latina Dental Hygienist Revisits Entrepreneurship As Restaurateur

Maria Rubiano works nearly around the clock to support her restaurant and its staff   There are people who claim to be busy all the time,...

How Far Have Women Really Come?

One STEP forward and TWO steps back…   As US News reminds us that for as much as women have progressed we clearly still have much...

Scams and Small Businesses

Fraud insights, recommendations and actions for small business owners.   Recently two members of my immediate family have been scammed.  With one, the results were devastating;...

Hispanic Entrepreneur Yields A Taste of Success

Love and Time Yield Healthy Vines   The grapevine has long been an integral part of Amelia Ceja's life. At age 12, Amelia left her village in...

A Third Generation Latin Business Success Story

Family-owned Latin business manufacturer Ruiz Foods has secured the #1 brands in their respective categories.   Ruiz Foods is one of the largest manufacturer of frozen...

The Devastating Impacts of The Government Shutdown on Small Businesses Are Sequential

Small business owners and start-ups the engine of the U.S. economy are taking a hit. I am disappointed that journalists and news commentators have not...