Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2012
In April 2005, pastry chef Candace Nelson changed history by opening Sprinkles Cupcakes – the world’s very first cupcake bakery – and initiated a global couture cupcake craze. Known as the Queen of Cupcakes, Candace is the inventor of the world’s first cupcake ATM machine, a weekly judge on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, and, this summer, will debut Sprinkles Ice Cream to the nation. Candace has transformed her passion for pastries as a small business success to a world famous empire.
Candace Nelson has teamed up with Chase and LivingSocial to provide you with her very own recipe for small business success by sharing personal insight and proven tips to find success in the small business arena, discuss the importance of small business to the economy (making up over 99% of all employer firms) and offer encouraging advice for aspiring business owners to take those first smart and effective steps to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.
Here are a few tips from Candace:
-Don't be "realistic" - think big and set lofty goals. Write those goals down.
-Hire the best people you can afford to allow you to rise above the daily tasks and stay focused on the big picture.
-Continuously innovate to set yourself apart from the competition.
-Protect your intellectual property.
-Enter the “Mission: Small Business” grant program, from Chase & LivingSocial, AND learn how you can get $250,000 to make your business flourish!
For more information, visit: http://magicbulletmedia.com/MNR/MissionSmallBusiness/