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Connecticut business program helps owners scale [Video]

STAMFORD, CONN. (WCBS 880) — A business development program in Connecticut has had a strong track record of helping mostly female business owners improve their operations and scale.

For 25 years, the Women’s Business Development Council of Stamford has provided operational and marketing training to business owners at all stages.

“One of the most common problems we see with entrepreneurs is they’re not charging enough, and women entrepreneurs in particular are not paying themselves, which makes it particularly difficult if they want to scale their business down the line,” said Carol Cheswick, a WBDC advisor and entrepreneur.

Cheswick joined her mentee Annya White-Brown of NaturalAnnie Essentials on the WCBS Small Business Spotlight, sponsored by Dime Community Bank, to discuss the resources available to business owners through the WBDC.

“The WBDC is focused on helping women and men become empowered financially through education, through understanding the opportunities and how they can grow their business and really understand what the different tools are that …

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See Deion Sanders' Strong Response to Colorado Head Coach Reports [Video]

Deion Sanders is a hot name in the college football world after leading the Jackson State Tigers football team to an undefeated season. But will he be coaching a new teamwhen the 2023 season kicks off? There are reports of the University of Colorado offering Sanders the head coaching position. [...]