Biz The Magazine - May 2015 05/01/2015 Biz New Orleans Site Staff FacebookTwitter That’s Not All Bonnie Warren, Morris Bart, CEO of Morris Bart and Associates, gives Biz a peek into his private space, where he proves there’s so much more to him than a catchphrase. How to Build Your Business to Sell Michelle Seiler-Tucker, The biggest mistake owners make is they don’t plan their exit strategy from the beginning. Trading Up Lucie Monk Carter, The U.S. leader in cargo volume, the Port of South Louisiana is drawing billions in capital investments from foreign companies, and experts say this is just the beginning. The Ultimate Juggling Act Kim Singletary, From tackling bedtime to increasing the bottom line, local “mompreneurs” do it all. Editor’s Note Kim Singletary, You are holding in your hands issue number eight of the new Biz New Orleans magazine. For this one, the cover topic was too personal for me not to take on the story myself, and I’m so glad I did… One Proud Papa Todd Matherne, I am honored to be the father of three great daughters. This month, one of them graduates from college. In May the family will travel to the University of Mississippi in Oxford to attend Miranda’s graduation. She has earned Dean’s… Calendar , Tuesday, May 5, 2015 ACG Monthly Meeting 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Roosevelt Hotel 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans acg.org/Louisiana Thursday, May 7, 2015 BNI NOLA Networks Chapter Visitors Day 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Portobello Catering 400 E.… Skim Milk Nation Peter Reichard, Today’s menus come with a healthy side of adjectives. As You Wish Margaret Quilter, Tourists rely on them for advice and assistance, but where do hotel concierges turn to stay informed? No Player, No Sales Chris Price, Local retailers see merchandise sales plummet with each departure. Hired from Home Kim Singletary, For local actors, the next casting couch could be their own. Which Came First: the Entrepreneur or the Idea? Keith Twitchell, Group brainstorming sessions create an entrepreneurial mindset ripe for innovation. First, Put Your Phone Away Melanie Warner Spencer, The do’s and don’ts of networking in the modern age. Time to Leave Your Wallet at Home? Jason Michael Perry, Mobile Pay is the future, and the future is here. Industry News , Around town Now Hiring Pamela Marquis, The maritime industry is booming, but the workforce is not. A look at the efforts to turn that ship around. No More Summer Slump Judi Russell, Local hotels beat the heat by drawing visitors with a wide range of creative promotions. The Art and Science of Business Banking Chris Price, Local financiers share tips on how and where entrepreneurs can bankroll their dream. Trinity Yachts , An inside look at Hull No. 62 – the latest superyacht under construction at the 43-acre New Orleans shipyard of Trinity Yachts, one of only two companies currently building custom superyachts in the U.S. After two years of construction,… The Queen of Cork Suzanne Ferrara, Sales of Amanda Dailey’s unique cork creations are popping sky high with French Quarter tourists and locals alike. Walk This Way Jennifer Gibson Schecter, Frank Quinn, general manager at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, discusses the economic impact of the nation’s first upscale outlet center in a downtown area.