Accelerate Your Entrepreneurship : Letter From The Publisher

BY: Dr.Lisa Wicker

It’s that time of year when change is in the air and the weather shifts to crisp air and the cool days of fall. Alone with it comes the beautiful vivid change of tree leaves to shades of orange, red, yellow, and brown.

Michael Meliniotis, a coach at Mile High Run Club says, “Every fall, runners can very well experience a welcome boost in performance.” Why? “In the fall, we begin to see legitimate drops in temperatures and humidity. Coming off a hot summer, this means we can run at the same effort level and heart rate, yet see immediate increases in speed.” So, although it feels like you’re putting the same effort as always into your run, your pace naturally picks up.”

I love this concept because fall is a season of change for me just as it is for nature. It represents new beginnings. In my business as an entrepreneur, it’s a time for me to assess business productivity outcomes and make necessary changes to ensure a strong finish by year end. Given that I take life a bit easy in the summer months, my natural progression of change in the fall is a mindset shift to acceleration. I pick up the pace.

In this issue of Career Mastered Magazine, we focus on women entrepreneurs.

On our cover is entrepreneur, Albania Rosario, the Founder and Creative Director of Fashion Designers of Latin America. Originally from the Dominican Republic, she is bringing Latin American designers to the world stage at New York Fashion Week and around the world – an extraordinary accomplishment.

The impact of women entrepreneurs in the United States is significant and accelerating. In 2019, American women started an average of 1,817 new businesses per day between 2018 and 2019. These businesses represent 42% of all American businesses—nearly 13 million— employing 9.4 million workers and generating revenues of $1.9 trillion.

To enhance your acceleration as an entrepreneur, in this issue of Career Mastered Magazine we’ve included How the Small Business Administration (SBA) helps future entrepreneurs, How to Fall In Love With Taking Care of You, Entrepreneurs to Watch, Why Companies Need a Supplier Diversity Program, Wealth, Health, Beauty tips and more. Additionally, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the Career Mastered Magazine LinkedIn Live “Inside Career Success Show,” which is hosted each Thursday at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard time. We thank each of you who will join us for this online event each week.

Between our quarterly issues, we keep you informed through the Career Mastered website and bi-monthly newsletters. There, we keep you in touch with career stories, event happenings, and our social media platforms, where women can join the Career Mastered Women’s Leadership Network. To check it out, simply log onto


 Lisa J. Wicker, PhD, Publisher

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