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Challenges Of Owning A Small Business

MIKI Yoshihito

9:00 a.m. Friday, January 23, 2015

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. They also create an enormous number of jobs. Being a small business person can seem quite attractive – be your own boss, set your own hours, you know the drill. But the reality can be quite different. Any small business owner can tell you about the challenges of opening and running a business and we’ll hear about those challenges from some small business veterans.

Julie Haack
- President and Owner of Donald Haack Diamonds

Kelli Swick - Founder and Owner of Queen of Oats

Jim Weiland - Executive Vice President, Charlotte SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives) and Certified Mentor

Glenn Burkins - Editor and publisher of Qcitymetro.com, an online news site targeting Charlotte’s African American community 

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