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[EPISODE] Developing Your Small Business
Join Noreen Sumpter on Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as Noreen mashes it up with Evelyn Carrasco, Business Director of New York State Small Business Development.
If you are looking to find out about starting a business, this might be your first stop in the train to setting yourself up. Join Noreen as she talks about some of the steps that you are required to take to get your business started. She will pick Evelyn’s brain for information and steps to take to building and growing your business.
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Noreen begins tonight’s show with a recap of a National Association for Women Business Owners (NAWBO) conference she attended last week. She was inspired by all NAWBO has done to support women in business. Evelyn Carrasco joins the show to share her passion for helping others build their businesses. Evelyn and Noreen discuss the importance of networking and marketing when beginning your business. They offer tips on how to make an impression when networking and the importance of a pitch.
Noreen and Evelyn review the legal permits and requirements often needed when starting a new business. Evelyn offers advice on how to ensure you are not obtaining unnecessary licenses unrelated to your business. Evelyn notes how Women and Minority Business Enterprises are empowering women to further grow their own businesses. We learn differences between LLCs, sole proprietorship, and corporations. Our hosts describe how to choose among these options when starting a new business.
Evelyn tells the story of how she opened her own consulting business. Evelyn advises business owners to understand their passion and slowly grow their business through patience and perseverance. Our hosts encourage listeners with business dreams to do so by creating structures in life to facilitate success. Noreen and Evelyn revisit the importance of a pitch and the upcoming SBDC pitch competition. Our hosts emphasize the significant impact networking can have on developing one’s career or business.
Noreen and Evelyn mention available resources for new entrepreneurs and business owners. Evelyn shares her success stories where she felt she made an impact on her client’s businesses. We learn from the stories that it is crucial to seek out support and guidance when beginning a new business. Noreen stresses that you should learn your industry and partner with people who can further strengthen your business.