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Every professional service provider knows how hard it is to get attention in this overloaded world. Whether you're working as an independent contractor, starting a new business, or trying to build an established company, you've got the same challenge: How can you stand out from the pack so that potential customers realize how wonderful you are?

1402, 2018

How you can practice the dance of an Inclusionist in Business

By |February 14th, 2018|Diverse Marketplace, From CEO & Team|Comments Off on How you can practice the dance of an Inclusionist in Business

How you can practice the dance of an Inclusionist in Business
By Samuel Rodriguez , Founder of BizDiversity

During a Hispanic Arte & Culture meeting with Kenmore City Hall featuring city leadership and fellow business owners in discussing the art exhibit, the conversations were powerful, enlightening and helped to reconnect with my past.

As the arts became part of my life […]

1012, 2017

Can the Experienced Business Owner recognize a Data Breach

By |December 10th, 2017|Expert Voice, General, Technology|Comments Off on Can the Experienced Business Owner recognize a Data Breach

Can the Experienced Business Owner recognize a Data Breach
Are we learning from the data breach mistakes we read about?

For hackers around the world, success breeds more success, it seems.

A company called KnowBe4 has released a report entitled “Top Ten Global Phishing Email Subject Lines For Q3 2017.” To prepare it, they analyzed email subject lines […]

312, 2017

The Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss

By |December 3rd, 2017|Expert Voice, From CEO & Team, General, Tips|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss

The Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss

By Samuel Rodriguez , Founder of BizDiversity

I have dreamed about being my own boss since I was a little kid.

Growing up, I used to play store and put prices on things and charge people money, constantly rearranging items on the Fisher Price shelving throughout the day. Life […]

2210, 2017

Why Entrepreneurs are Going to Rule the World in 2020

By |October 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Why Entrepreneurs are Going to Rule the World in 2020

Why Entrepreneurs are Going to Rule the World in 2020
By Samuel Rodriguez , Founder of BizDiversity
As an entrepreneur, I often listen to podcasts and attend online classes presented by other entrepreneurs.

In 2014, Forbes Contributor, Mica Kaufman wrote something that surprised me. She wrote an article titled, Five Reasons Half of You Will be Freelancers in 2020. This statistic was […]

2609, 2017

Welcoming Kirkland at Heritage Hall Event

By |September 26th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Welcoming Kirkland at Heritage Hall Event

Welcoming Kirkland
By Samuel Rodriguez , Founder
The Welcoming Kirkland event held  at the Kirkland Heritage Hall on September 21, 2017, included a number of organizations from Kirkland and the surrounding community.

BizDiversity was amongst several companies invited to spread the word of how inclusion fits within the means for growth for businesses in Kirkland, WA.  The organizations and businesses  in attendance brought rigor […]

709, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Small Businesses

By |September 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Small Businesses

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Small Businesses
By Tina Estes, Account Executive, BizDiversity
One of the best things any small business can do is to create their statement of Best Practices and how they plan to incorporate the promotion and practice of Diversity and Inclusion.
Many years ago, Diversity and Inclusion meant that you were, perhaps, making […]

2908, 2017

4 Ways to Fund Your Startup

By |August 29th, 2017|Diverse Marketplace, From CEO & Team, Marketing|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Fund Your Startup

4 Ways to Fund Your Startup
By Samuel Rodriguez, Founder, BizDiversity

No matter where you come from or what your story is, every small business startup needs money and most new business owners aren’t always lucky enough to have one hundred percent of the funds available out of their own pocket. Plus, there are many barriers that […]

608, 2017

Recap: Eastside Multi-Association Networking & Business Showcase July 26th

By |August 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Recap: Eastside Multi-Association Networking & Business Showcase July 26th

Recap: Eastside Multi-Association Networking & Business Showcase July 26th
By Anthony White, Digital Strategist
The Eastside Business Association Networking & Business Showcase (held in Woodinville, WA) included more than 100 attendees from a variety of organizations, including BizDiversity.

The Triplehorn Brewing Company graciously hosted the event. The atmosphere was electric and entertaining and the location was cozy. The […]

308, 2017

Benefits of diversity and inclusion practice in business

By |August 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Benefits of diversity and inclusion practice in business

Benefits of diversity and inclusion practice in business
By Nirupa Shah, nirupashah@live.co.za
People are converging and circulating globally in search of opportunity and growth……

Over 150 million people live outside their country of birth. Migration of talent is not seen as a “brain drain” but rather as “brain circulation”. Historically, people gravitated towards thriving economies, but we’ve come […]

3107, 2017

What is cultural competency and what does mean in serving customers

By |July 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on What is cultural competency and what does mean in serving customers

What is cultural competency and what does mean in serving customers
By Anthony White,
anthony@bizdiversity.net
As the markets we serve become more diverse, it becomes increasingly important that we develop our cultural competencies to better serve all customers well.

Cultural competence can be defined as having an awareness of one’s own cultural identity and views about difference, and […]