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By Laurrel Allison
By Laurrel Allison
Q: What made you choose this business?
A: I love printing and books, and I am a poet and writer, so being in the printing business is a natural fit. My father started an offset printing company in the basement when I was a young girl, and my mother was the librarian at The Altamont School for over 2 decades. I have an MFA in Book Arts and an MA in Creative Writing so founding Markham Bailey, a commercial print company and then adding Green Bucket Press, a creative products imprint specializing in journals and stationery products, was a natural progression of my life.
Q: What motivates you to work so hard?
A: For me, all of my endeavors rise out of a passion for living that connects me to many different interests, including my printing businesses. I am a mediator and yoga practitioner and I gain enormous energy from my spiritual life and practice. I see life as a circular creative process, from which the business rises, my work as a writer rises, connection with the community, my love of cooking, being a parent and a daughter. And the more I give in an authentic way, the more is offered back to me in terms of core fulfillment. [Read more…]
“Community and family oriented, Birmingham is always growing, but still maintains a family feel. It is a great place to raise children!”, stated Mrs. Diedra Moore when asked what she loves about Birmingham.
Mrs. Diedra Moore graduated with a degree in business from the University of Alabama. After five years dedicated to corporate America, Mrs. Moore could no longer ignore her love for cooking. [Read more…]
One of the things I often hear from entrepreneurs is “Cash is tight. I don’t know if I will be able to pay my employees or not.”
Let’s face it, companies do not get into a cash crunch overnight. It is hard to quickly find cash, but it is possible if you know where to look. Here are a few places to look to help improve cash flow within the next 30 days.