If you have ever built a business plan, you know all the pain and mental gymnastics you put yourself through in writing it. It is tedious and detail driven and it’s the master’s thesis of your business. Most often, the purpose of your plan is to get money; from the bank, investors, landlords, family etc....CONTINUE READING
The small shop my husband Dean and I own in Madison, Wisconsin is similar to many other gift and kitchenware stores across the country – aside from the fact that Orange Tree Imports has been around for 43 years. That’s over 300 dog years, or whatever the retail equivalent might be, so we’re rather proud...CONTINUE READING
Impact, rescue, intermediate recovery, and long-term reconstruction. Discover the four stages of recovery that a local candle maker is taking to keep her business alive through these unprecedented times.
My story may feel familiar. In no way do I think I am unique in the trauma I have been processing the beginning of this pandemic, this an important conversation to have at every opportunity. You that ...