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Small Business Dramas: Surviving the Depression

February 6, 2010 by Administrator

by Atim Annette Oton, Feb 6, 2010 Even as the media continues to proclaim that things are getting better and the statistics are showing some improvements, the truth is for small businesses in local communities, it’s not getting better. Just talk to any small business today and you will hear the “pain” as well as [...]


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The Boat is Leaking

December 31, 2009 by Administrator

by Patricia Spears Jones, February 2009 The editor asked me to write about being unemployed and my job search.  Well.  It’s hard.  It’s boring.  It’s, as of this writing, ineffective.  It’s not for sissies. Unemployment is something I’ve gone through a few times before, but nothing like this.  People keep talking about a PLAN B [...]


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Reflections in the midst of a recession

December 29, 2009 by Administrator

Reflections in the midst of a recession

by Atim Annette Oton, June/July 2008 After my last article on Food 4 Thought, a Brooklyn restaurant, I was thrilled to see their re-emergence in the same space with a slew of partners that included Brother Solomon, the guy who created Solomon’s Porch and the Sankofa Collective, a locally based Bed-Stuy organization. My wish for [...]


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Growing your business in a Tough Economy

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

Growing your business in a Tough Economy

By Atim Annette Oton With failure occurring in the foreclosure market and a suggested- maybe real – looming recession, things are rougher today than last year. Don’t panic! Take stock, and since you are serious about your business, it is time to step up your tactics to keep your customers buying and continuing to do [...]


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