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Using a Practical Roadmap for Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Posted on 9/29/2016 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Dedicated entrepreneurs came together at LAEDA Headquarters to learn how to apply the basic concepts of traditional business to a micro business. The seminar served as an overview on how to take a hobby and turn it into a business. Raymond L. Lamboy, President & CEO of LAEDA, shared his expertise on the fundamentals of business: marketing and sales, administration, product development and production process and the process of going from a hobby into a business.

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A Moment with EDTP Graduate: Meet Monique Howard

Posted on 9/21/2016 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Monique Howard is the owner and operator of Monique Décor, and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA’s training program. Entrepreneurship is a very challenging path to take, with many different possible directions. What made you decide to become an entrepreneur? Why did you choose your industry?

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A Moment With Our EDTP Graduate: Meet Krista Bey

Posted on 9/1/2016 by EDTP Coordinator

Krista M. Bey is the owner and operator of Elegant Lotus, and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA’s training program. Entrepreneurship is a very challenging path to take, with many different possible directions. What made you decide to become an entrepreneur? Why did you choose the florist industry?

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