Connections – Aug 2014

It’s August, and summer’s heat and humidity has not slowed down our members at all — in fact, I am pleased to say that the connections are heating up! Judy Rizzo of Rizzo Plumbing & Heating LLC sends a warm thanks to Kristen and JoeHernandez of...

Whitney Johnson – notes from breakfast

If you missed the breakfast meeting this past Thursday, you missed a powerful and speaker with a radical message. Whitney Johnson’s Seven Steps to Disruption presentation laid out a path to success that inspires you to “jump” to another path once you...

Connections – Jul 2014

Rosemarie Lanchester of Everything you Wish For reports that she is delighted and VERY grateful to Nancy O’Keefe ofSimple Small Business Solutions, who introduced her to Nicole Perry, WATD 95.9 FM talk show host for Powerful Women Revealed.  As a result Ms....
Above and Beyond – Aug 2014

Above and Beyond – Aug 2014

Were you expecting a slow news month?  Not from the members of SSWBN.  Our members have been busy. Nancy O’Keefe, owner of Simple Small Business Solutions, launched her new book: Values Based Choices: How Small Business Owners Will Salvage the American Dream, at...
Five Common Mistakes Made by Business Owners

Five Common Mistakes Made by Business Owners

Over my 25-plus years of practicing law I have seen some repetitive mistakes made by many different business owners.  The following list represents five of the more common mistakes: FAILING TO OPERATE AS AN ENTITY   If you go to the trouble and set up a corporation or...
Above and Beyond – Jul 2014

Above and Beyond – Jul 2014

School is out and many other activities go on a reduced summer schedule.  Summers in New England are relaxed. Enjoy the lovely weather and the relaxed environment — just don’t forget networking and promoting your business. Backyard barbeques and walks to...
Independent Contractors and Copyright Ownership

Independent Contractors and Copyright Ownership

You pay someone to create a masterful work for a client and you find that it can be used as a template in your business for other clients.  Because you paid for it, you may assume that you own the copyright and can re-use and create derivative works from this...

SSWBN & Metro South Chamber

SWBN recently engaged in an affiliation agreement with the Metro South Chamber of Commerce (MSCC). What does this mean for you? Through this affiliation active members of SSWBN will be able to: Attend and participate in all MSCC programs and events at member cost. ...

Connections – June 2014

(A particularly moving pair of Connections comes from Brenda Stewart, Independent Long Term Care Insurance Agent/Consultant with Genworth Financial.  In telling the story of her father’s recent passing, Brenda brings home the often deeply personal side of our...