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The Dog Days of Summer


By Melissa Davies, Wise Ways Consulting It’s hot.  No, I really mean it – it’s HOT!  As in I went outside for a walk this morning before work and it was already that ‘stifling, sticky, and ugh, I wish I could go to the pool’ kind of hot! Yes the dog days of summer are upon us! We conjure up …

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Sisters Who SOAR: Amber Aziza, The Millennial Millionaire Maker

By Ramunda Lark Young This column is a series created by entrepreneur and community leader Ramunda Lark Young, and is poised to connect and learn from extraordinary women of color who’ve surpassed obstacles and rose to great success. Amber Aziza, founder and CEO of Amber Aziza Enterprises – which houses and  – has made it her life’s work to help amazing …

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NOVA-Woodbridge and Manassas campuses partner with SheEO to host summer leadership camp for girls

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College Camp SheEO, an enrichment program for young girls, has partnered with the Woodbridge and Manassas Campuses of Northern Virginia Community College to offer a five day summer camp throughout the month of July.   SheEO is a program outreach initiative that gives girls an added complement to their traditional education with hands-on workshops, journaling and team-building activities. …

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Small Business Success: Growing Forward While Giving Back

Provided by Contract Solutions, Inc. During the 2008 financial crisis, small businesses were hit especially hard, and many did not survive the crisis. In spite of the setback, strong entrepreneurs figured out a way to keep their business striving. One such entrepreneur is Corliss Udoema of Contract Solutions, Inc (CSI). During the past three years, CSI has graduated from a …

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Prince William County Serious Game-Design Incubator Doubles Its Footprint as Demand From Technology Startups Rises

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County and George Mason University (Mason) – Science & Technology Campus today celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of the Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI), which has doubled in space to help meet the rising demands of information technology (IT) start-up entrepreneurs and early-stage companies.  The VSGI offers business incubation in the high-level technology fields …

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Virginia Serious Game Institute Calls For Applications for Entrepreneurs in Simulation, Modelling and Serious Game Design

Provided by the Virginia Serious Game Institute The Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI), the only one of its kind on the East Coast and one of only four global affiliated facilities, supports and accelerates early-entry entrepreneurship into the simulation, modelling and serious game design industry. Its mission is to support translational applied-research, rapid prototype development, high-value knowledge job creation and regional …

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Entrepreneurs Need a Business-First Banking Mentality

(Family Features) Owning a home-based small business offers undeniable perks – flexible hours, the ability to control your own professional destiny, even the option to work in your jammies if the mood strikes. But many first-time business owners operating out of the home underestimate important aspects of operating your own company – especially when it comes to finances. Whether you’re …

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Leadership Prince William Graduates Sixth Class of Community Leaders

(6/12/13 – Manassas, VA) Leadership Prince William celebrated the completion of its sixth year with the June 7th graduation of the Class of 2013. The 39 graduates represent all areas of the Greater Prince William Region—business, government, education, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs. “In Leadership Prince William, we often talk about what leadership means and how it works in our community. …

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