How This Young Entrepreneur is Becoming One of Atlanta’s Rising Stars – Beau Shell, Lil’ Ice Cream Dude

 Recently, the ASBN team was on-location at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Series: Atlanta, where we had the opportunity to speak to several of Atlanta’s rising star entrepreneurs. One of these entrepreneurs was Beau Shell. Dubbed “the Lil’ Ice Cream Dude”, Beau...

Bright Futures Atlanta: Providing Educational and Spiritual Support to Atlanta’s Westside – Philip Ross, Executive Director

We’re pleased to welcome Philip Ross and Jordan Jones to the ASBN studios. Philip, along with his wife Gail, co-founded Bright Futures Atlanta, a non-profit organization focused on providing educational and spiritual support to the youth of Atlanta’s westside. Jordan is a 10th-grade student...

Bright Futures Atlanta Announces 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Bright Futures Atlanta is excited to announce that it will be hosting its annual golf tournament on Monday, May 13, 2019 at The Country Club of the South. Here to discuss the charity tournament in more detail, is Philip Ross, Executive Director and Jordan...

Make a Living by Making a Difference – Jess Ekstrom, Headbands of Hope

Consumers are drawn to businesses that support a cause and companies like Toms, Zappos and others have figured out the formula needed to not only make a living but also make a difference. Joining us today to talk more about building a socially responsible...

Finding Success in Sudu: How Amari Ruff Persevered to Create the Multi-Million Dollar Trucking Company

Most of us are probably familiar with multi-millionaire stockbroker, author, and philanthropist, Chris Gardner, who was the inspiration for Will Smith’s critically acclaimed film The Pursuit of Happiness. In the film, Chris is a homeless, single father, struggling to break into the financial industry,...

From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

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More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and business to health and motivation, there is endless advice available for women wanting to take the risks of starting a...

Five Pieces of Advice from Some of the World’s Most Successful Female Business Owners

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We have come a long way when it comes to creating a healthy ecosystem for women-owned businesses. Thirty years ago, there were close to four million women-owned companies, and today there are over 11 million. Also, between 2007 and 2016, women-owned businesses grew five...

SwemKids: How Atlanta-Based Entrepreneur Trish P. Miller Created a Life-Saving Non-Profit Organization

In today’s segment, we are joined by public health professional and TEDxAtlanta speaker, Trish P. Miller. Inspired by her near drowning experience as an adult, Trish founded the nonprofit organization SwemKids, a program designed to keep children safe in and around water by introducing...

Being Resilient: How to Change Your Story and Reframe Your Mindset – Anne Grady, Best-Selling Author

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As an entrepreneur, it’s crucial to manage stress and loss in a healthy and productive way, in order to grow and thrive. Ask yourself, are you strong enough to overcome the challenges you face in business and in life? In this segment, we welcome...

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Atlanta Entrepreneurs to Keep You Going Through Hard Times

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To say that entrepreneurship comes with a fair share of challenges, and twists and turns is an understatement. There are days where you will feel as if you can conquer the world; while there will be other times where you barely have the motivation...
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How to Maintain Your Influence in Business Relationships – Bob Burg, Co-Author of the...

As an entrepreneur, you have numerous business relationships to manage on a daily basis. They could be employees, vendors, or clients, and you need...
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How Employee Ownership Can Reshape the Economic Outlook of South Atlanta’s Minority Neighborhoods

When it comes to small businesses and entrepreneurship, Atlanta is where business owners go to thrive. However, the story is not as bright for...
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Finding Affordable Insurance That’s Right for Your Small Business – Todd Kohout, T. Hudson...

 Every single business needs insurance, but it's often difficult to find affordable insurance that is right for your company. Here to talk about the...
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How the SBDC Helped This Entrepreneur Scale Her Senior Living and Care Business –...

 Stephanie Fiber-Sutton, CEO at Senior Advisory Services, joins the Atlanta Small Business Network along with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at UGA SBDC. Stephanie tells...
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How This Atlanta FinTech Disruptor Pushes the Boundaries of Small Business Lending – Robert...

 Georgia is home to over 160 FinTech companies and organizations, making the state a global industry leader in FinTech innovation and execution. Recently, we...
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