Top 10+ Inspirational Songs by Small Business Owners and Why

Part 1: Top 10 Inspirational Songs by Small Business Owners and Why Every small business owner, whether in the startup or growth phase, has a tough day every now or then (or more often!!) when things are not going right, or when they just need a pick-me-up.  What matters is how we handle those moments. As a small business coach and consultant, I offer several […]

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Part 2: Top 10 Small Business Lessons I Learned on the Bike Trail

April 18, 2017 Published by Robin Suomi, MBA, and Founder of Startup to Growth, LLC. More of My 10 Small Business Lessons I Learned on the Bike Trail (Part 2 of 2) Small business coaching lessons are everywhere! My goal in the summer of 2016 was to bike 30 miles on the Northern Virginia trail system, despite not being an avid biker and the 98+ […]

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#BeTheRiver – A Founding Principle for Small Business Owners

In the confrontation between the river and the rock, the river always wins. Always. #BeTheRiver This is a favorite quote of mine by Louis Agassiz. I altered it by emphasizing one critical word, “Always.” As both a small business technical consultant and coach who has assisted thousands of small business owners, #BeTheRiver has become a mantra for many of my clients as they journey through […]

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