The State of Small Businesses: How to Identify Solutions for Sustainability and Growth


A Conversation with Karlene Sinclair-Robinson and other Small Business Owners The state of small businesses, especially thaf of micro-entreprises, the underbanked, underserved minority and women companies, continues to be impacted at various levels. Whether these businesses are experiencing decreased revenue, personnel challenges, or supply chain disruption. Register soon as this event is open to a limited number of attendees. Event … Read More

Is Microfinancing Dead? 7 Things You Should Know About Small Dollar Financing Before Discounting It

By Karlene Sinclair-Robinson   Microfinancing is a financing method that supports businesses and individuals globally. It is often considered the forgotten option in the world of small business access to capital solutions. Many small business owners go to their banks first, try to access ‘Angel’ or ‘Venture Capital’ first before effectively developing a business those lenders or investors can support. … Read More

Starting A Successful Business In A Tough Economy


Building a successful business is never easy. Starting a new venture at any time can be a daunting task, not to mention the uphill battle you face every day. Now, add a pandemic in the midst of deciding to start your business. Gaining much-needed knowledge and know-how to operate a successful business is essential. What will this business training cover? … Read More

The Fundamental Shift Business Owners Must Make to Survive

By Karlene Sinclair-Robinson At the start of 2020, no one in the Western Hemisphere knew the word coronavirus. No one was talking about it. Though the outbreak was heating up in China, no one in the Americas was talking about it publicly, especially the government and businesses, in general. Fast forward to today, this pandemic outbreak is at the top … Read More

How Small Business Owners Can Survival a Crisis

How Small Business Owners Can Survival a Crisis By Karlene Sinclair-Robinson The financial meltdown in 2008 sent shock waves throughout the entire world. The impact on small businesses was detrimental. This crisis was just over ten years ago, and many have forgotten the ramifications of that time. Many companies did not survive this economic meltdown. They died a sudden death … Read More

Why Small Businesses Are So Important to the Economy

Why Small Businesses Are So Important to the Economy Karlene Sinclair-Robinson The opportunity to start a small business in the United States continues to increase. When an individual decides to start a business, the path to being successful can be very challenging. Depending on the type of company, the owner might elect to operate as a self-employed enterprise without ever … Read More