Introducing Mrs. Tisha Hammond, a small business StealthEnomics Certified Business Advisor.
Beyond the Tank, the companion series to ABC's Shark Tank, follows the outcomes of Shark Tank entrepreneurs. The Sharks evaluate the businesses, coach the entrepreneurs, provide advice and feedback, and nudge the entrepreneurs toward success.
Of the many deserving entrepreneurs that applied, the winner of our StealthEnomics $25,000 Entrepreneurs Scholarship Award was ElsaMarie DiSilva, CEO of Safecity.
you’ve made it another quarter, another year, or maybe a few years. As entrepreneurs, we know the highs and the lows of small business, and we know that sometimes the velocity and trajectory of business makes it difficult to slow down to pay attention to details related to accounting setup, business plan projections, sales forecasts and more. Many times we simply defer until “later.” Unfortunately, “later” often shows up at the most inconvenient and costly of times. I'm not going to state the obvious, but since you’ve made the investment and spent the time [...]
I was living in my dream home on the golf course in a cul-de-sac, in Columbia Maryland, enjoying the lifestyle of a fat 6-figure earner; taking luxury vacations, trusted with global sales responsibilities in a multi-national software company, and promoted for exemplary performance 6-weeks before my 50th birthday. Two weeks after that promotion… I was diagnosed with cancer, took leave for surgery, recovery, and therapy. Two months after returning to work… I was fired via a long-distance telephone call as my new boss said: “The company has done enough for you.” A final 2-week paycheck [...]