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The Lowcountry’s best business-building resources By Hannah Massen & Lucy Rosen There is no shortage of organizations and opportunities to start, launch and grow your business through networking, educational programs, one-on-one mentoring and more – and this doesn’t even include the...
Becoming a mythical business beast By Leslie T. Snadowsky If you recognize Airbnb, Blockchain, Pinterest, SpaceX, Uber and WeWork, you must believe in unicorns – privately owned startup companies with valuations of a billion bucks or more. Ryan Szrama, co-founder of...
Mental health is not mind over matter. NAMI helps erase the stigma.  By Hannah Massen After the most challenging 20 months of many people’s lives and careers, it may be unsurprising that cases of mental illness are on the rise. It’s...
Meg James is creating opportunities for women in the building industry. By Hannah Massen  From the “fairy houses” she made as a child, to her position as executive officer of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association (HBA), Meg James always...
Six strategies for growing a financially healthy business. By Hannah Massen  People start businesses for all kinds of reasons – but a love for crunching numbers usually isn’t one of them. The last thing you want is to be scrolling through...
Tips for successfully dissolving a business partnership – and protecting your investment. By Mark M. Billion Just like marriages, business partnerships can end for a variety of reasons. Although some business partnerships come to a close on amicable terms, there are...
Fourth-generation residential homebuilder Leah England brings together a passion for homebuilding and a lifetime in the Industry as she hangs her own shingle. By Ellen Linnemann As a third-generation contractor’s daughter, Leah England has been in the building business her whole...
By John O’Toole John O’Toole is the executive director of the Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation. During 2020, while many areas in the Northeast struggled with residents exiting, South Carolina saw an increase in people moving to the area – with...
With a side of problem-solving to boot. By Sarah Clemmons  The story of inventions and the inventors behind them has always captured the popular American consciousness. Matt Gulick of Pourzilla is no exception to these types of stories, but his beginnings...
Craig Wolfe builds rubber duck empire By Hannah Massen Everyone has a happy memory of a rubber duck, whether it’s the “Rubber Duckie” song from Sesame Street, the pink and blue bath toy set your friend gave you as a baby...