November 29, 2011

Change! It just makes sense.

Small business owners engage their chamber of commerce at various stages during the life cycle of their business.  In serving this community, I’ve found many are seeking some sort of silver bullet (if you will) of assurance that success is in the cards for their business, and by joining the … read more

Shop local this holiday season

How can you support the Durham community? Shop local!  Of course, there is no better time to start than right now! I know it’s not December just yet, but the holiday season is in full force! Through December 4, Sustain-A-Bull is hosting Shop Independent Durham Week with over 30 participating … read more

November 21, 2011

Stampede 2.0 Wraps, Builds Momentum for 2012

November 16  marked the conclusion of the Bull City Startup Stampede 2.0. Thirteen companies took the stage for their final, three minute pitch in front of a packed house at Rigsbee Hall. Each company shared their concept or product and how they grew during the 60 days in Durham. … read more

November 14, 2011

Don’t let budget constraints leave your organization and it’s board exposed

When looking at the annual budget, one of the least understood and often neglected line items is the “insurance”. Everyone knows that they have to have it, so they budget for it and buy it every year. Most executives, however, don’t have a really good understanding about what they are … read more

November 7, 2011

Election Day is Nov. 8…Vote YES!

Durham residents…we need your help! Two very important referenda are on the ballot tomorrow and we encourage you to vote YES for both.

As our region continues to grow, we will soon be the only major metro area in the country without a coordinated, connected transit system.  These systems are … read more

November 3, 2011

Young professionals learn from leaders

There was a tremendous energy in the room this morning as Durham Young Professionals joined the Young Leaders Society of the United Way of the Greater Triangle to kickoff the YLS’s Executive Roundtable Series. About 75 young professionals from around the Triangle gathered for a highly-motivating roundtable. One of the … read more