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Be a small business advocate

If you care about something, you advocate for it. I care about small business so I use every opportunity to spread the word. To advocate means, “to speak or write in favor of; to support or urge by argument; respond publicly.”

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Featured in West Michigan Woman Magazine

A number of years ago, Career Press published my book Small Business for Big Thinkers. In the book there is a chapter titled Position Yourself. Learn to Brag. So often we are raised to be humble, not to brag about accomplishments, not to go for the awards. But recognition is important if you want to […]

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Why Big Business Likes Small Business

Why does big business like small business? Here are several reasons I gave at a speaking event in La Jolla, CA.

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The Welsh Wire Podcast Featuring Cynthia Kay

As a small business owner, how do you know when you’re ready to go after big customers?

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The Big Business, Small Business Love-Hate Relationship

Big business and small business sometimes have a love-hate relationship. Watch this short video to learn more.

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Navigating Small Business

Small business owners have so many issues to deal with. So much so in fact that many owners throw up their hands and say, “I don’t know where to start.”

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Cisco Chat

Cisco offers an immense amount of information and resources for business in addition to their product offerings. I was honored to be asked to participate in a Cisco Chat entitled “When the Going Gets Tough, Forge Your Own Path.”

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When it Comes to Operations, Think Like a Big Business

Big businesses are often great at operations and I’ve had the benefit of learning from my big customers in this area. As a small business, your mindset towards operations must change.

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A Cybersecurity Breach Can Happen: Are You Prepared?

A cybersecurity breach is a communication crisis that is unique. That’s because when it is discovered you might not know all the facts immediately and it can drag on for a long time.

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Think “Customer” Before You Think “Customer Service”

Too often a company tries to be all things to all people. Upfront you should consider how your products, services, and approach to doing business match your customer’s requirements.

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Cynthia Kay and Co Wins “Woman Owned Small Business Supplier of the Year” from Siemens

We are honored and grateful to have been named the “Woman Owned Small Business Supplier of the Year” for 2018 from Siemens.

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