Author Archives: Maria C. Hall

Maria C. Hall is a certified start-up expert, speaker, author, entrepreneur and certified business coach who works with solopreneurs and small businesses. She is especially passionate about championing and helping women make their entrepreneurial dream a reality. Her areas of expertise include sales and communication training, leadership development and team building. She partners with business associations and government agencies to develop programming in support of entrepreneurial development.

The Time is Now for Valley Entrepreneurs


The economy is booming, especially in Texas, and it is creating great opportunities for entrepreneurs. According to WalletHub’s most recent report on the best and worst states to start a business, Texas ranked number one overall. The Lone Star State beat other high-profile states such as Silicon Valley’s California (ranked eighth), Amazon’s Washington (ranked 12th) and New York (ranked 42nd). The results were determined using 26 relevant metrics that focus across…

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