We're celebrating National Hot Dog Month and the dog days of summer with tales of franks and pets. Although Sharks (as in Shark Tank) don't count as pets, Julie Busha's Slawsa is the perfect healthy accompaniment to hog dogs and much more. When Julie Busha answered a Shark Tank casting call, she


Need money? Ask the sharks. Shark Tank can be a highly-visible way to pitch your ideas, gain worldwide publicity, potentially score funding, and glean free advice from experts and entrepreneurs. But the odds are daunting. 45,000 entrepreneurs apply ever year, only 1% get to pitch to a Shark, and a fraction

Is it time to open a bricks-and-mortar location? If you're in any product business these days, you have a lot to consider before opening a retail location. Food businesses require equipment (sometimes specialized and code-compliant equipment), community approvals, staffing, signage, and so much more. Although a storefront may be a great "ego feed," it

It's time to change that attitude. Being positive and letting go of self blame is hard work, but it's the best long-term investment you can make,

Far Beyond the Booth

Daniela Grafman made a pivot from fashion P.R. to run a successful event planning business after working at New York Fashion Week. You might think

For those that don' know, Galentine's Day is a "holiday" created by the television Parks and Recreation, and it falls on February 13th. Leslie Knope,