Marketing man is building his legacy, one step at a time

Shaundell Newsome, founder of Sumnu Marketing, poses at the company offices Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

The founder of Sumnu Marketing talks about ways to help small businesses succeed, rewrites an oft-quoted proverb and opines about the right age to start introducing young people to entrepreneurialism.

Restaurant owner lost everything, and found himself

Brandon Trahan has worked at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House, Emeril’s Table 10 and Marche Bacchus — experiences that helped prepare him to open Zydeco Po-Boys.

When Hurricane Rita ravaged his laundromat business in 2005, Brandon Trahan decided to start over — and this time, his work would focus on making him happy, not just making him money.

Stakes too high to be complacent about cybersecurity

The positive message of National Cyber Security Month is that there are things we all can do to protect ourselves online. This applies to small businesses as well as to individuals and families.


People on the Move: Oct. 11-17

In the People: Adam Rudd, Jackie Zlatanovski, Karen Griffin, Mario Joyner, Jennifer Turner, Andrew Chewning, Bradley Beal and more ...


The Notes: Oct. 11-17

In the Notes: International School of Hospitality, Howard Hughes Corp., Smart City Networks, Cannery, Verizona, Aristocrat, the Iron Yard, Nevada State Veterans Home, Inna Gadda ...


The Data: Oct. 11-17

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