There is no 4-hour or 40-hour workweek.
How to influence others.
How business works.
BS when you hear it.
There’s no reward without risk.
Nicole Newman, Bio
Build the Foundation
Minority Business Issues
Born in Washington DC
Graduate of HS of
Engineering & Science
MBA, University of Maryland
15 years in Corporate America
7 years in business at
Embraced Islam April 2010
Connie Grier said “She is always one step
ahead of the "expected" and formulates the
"inspired". She takes the time to explain
everything, and always turns the query back to
YOU and YOUR business. She is a wealth of knowledge, a sharp and
strategic planner, and a coach that coaches respectfully!
Your business can only grow as big as your vision
Business is a three legged stool consisting of
the Product, Marketing, Financing
What is the annual revenue goal?
What is the profit margin on the sales?
What is the Exit Strategy?
Define the Marketing Strategy
Define the Financing Strategy
Loans/Lines of Credit
J. Paul Getty “I would rather earn 1% of other
peoples money than 100% of my own effort”
Your are your own boss
Who what holds you accountable?
Getting to Yes
The E-Myth Revisited b Michael Gerber
The tipping point by Malcolm Gladwell
Lack of Vision
Lack of Cooperation
Lack of Support
Use Our Strength
Treatment of Employees
Treatment of Women
Vision Board Workshop on March 31st, 2014 at
PA State System of Higher Education Center
Calling All Female Entrepreneurs Cohort 4
begins on April 14th, 2014
Linkedin 102 “I have a profile, now what”
workshop on April 28th, 2014
Ready, Set, Grow seminar and training at The
Enterprise Center on April 30th, 2014