Entrepreneurs

How Do Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses Navigate A Pandemic? Often, It’s By Pivoting

Rachel Charlupski built a business that has broken $ 1 million in revenue by providing babysitting services to hotels, sports teams and families on vacation in 18 cities. Relying on more than 2,500 independent babysitters, Charlupski, based in Miami, now serves 18 cities at The Babysitting Company. The high-end service, first launched in 2007, charges […]

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An MIT For The North Of England? – Sheffield University’s Blueprint For Innovation

Steve Foxley is in charge of Sheffield University’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Center Marie Caley – Mazcaley81@gmail.com – 07812 895273 on behalf of AMRC John Yates – j.yates@amrc.co.uk It may be something that has been temporarily forgotten due to more pressing matters, but when the U.K. eventually returns to something approaching normality, the success of Prime […]

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The Customer Service Heroism Of Funeral Directors, The ‘Last Responders’ Of The Deathcare/Funeral Industry

In the unprecedented losses we’ve suffered so suddenly as a country, a large part of the burden, both logistical and emotional, has fallen on the funeral industry, sometimes called deathcare. These professionals–funeral directors and their employees–often serve in small, customer service-focused family businesses that have been an element of their communities over the course of […]