Business of the Week: Newbern Family Dental Practice

VALDOSTA, GA - Newbern Family Dental Practice has been named the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week. Newbern Family Dental Practice has been serving the Valdosta community for 27 years, assisting more than 32,000…

Silver Eagle Jewelry Holds Ribbon Cutting

VALDOSTA, GA - Silver Eagle Jewelry recently hosted its ribbon cutting ceremony, marking its new Chamber membership. Manager Joy Eason was enthusiastic about being incorporated into the local business community. “It was very exciting to…

Your Business and Social Media

EDITORIAL - Most managers today understand how to use online tools to build and expand their networks. It's easy to reach out to industry contacts and colleagues through LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. But building a…

Strengthening Small Business With Subcontrators

EDITORIAL - Dealing with the ebb and flow of workloads can be challenging for small businesses. How do you address those extra busy times without adding regular employees? And what happens when things slow down again? Subcontractors…

Don’t let the need for Cash today wreck…

EDITORIAL - What’s a killer for many small businesses? It is the need for cash, which can be an overriding factor in many business decisions dealing with customers. The attitude of “make whatever I can…

Questions Successful Innovators Should Ask

EDITORIAL - Asking a lot of questions is one behavior that successful innovators share. Instead of just rushing to take action, posing questions helps you crystallize the entire innovation process by improving your ability to…

The Philosophy of Leadership

EDITORIAL - In a talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business, former General and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed his philosophy of leadership.  These are great points for small business owners, and us all. 1. Successful leaders…