3 Different Cards to Send this Holiday Season

Tis the season to receive numerous holiday greeting cards. These often charming, decorative pieces serve the purpose of making us feel remembered and special, letting others know we are thinking of them. That said, we have a few special card ideas for our small business audience to consider this year (or next) to help their […]

5 Substitutes for the Traditional Office Party

Rest easy. One of the perks of small business ownership is being able to skirt the traditional office party setting with all its high pressures and forced socializing with that oddball Bob from the fifth floor sales department. Still, it’s nice to celebrate and be sure you show employees or associates that you appreciate them […]

Things to be Thankful for as a Small Business Owner

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve made it through another potentially grueling Thanksgiving with family members who may or may not understand what it’s like to run a small business. In hopes of keeping confidence and optimism high as we continue through the holiday season, we’ve decided to compose a short list of things small […]

Surviving Thanksgiving: 3 Tips for Small Business Owners

This Thursday leads another year of tradition around the dinner table with family, friends, and catching up.  While everyone is sure to tell you about how wonderfully things have been going for them, the focus is sure to land on you at some point, for better or worse.  After all, the fascination of small business […]

Handling Slow Business Months as Entrepreneurs

No doubt, one of the most challenging aspects of being a small business owner is handling a fluctuating income. Month to month is not always consistent, which makes budgeting and preparation a chore.  While some small businesses may be heading to a more lucrative season as winter approaches, others may be in for a dry […]

Celebrating Veteran’s Day and Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

Perhaps nothing is more American than striking with your own business and exercising the freedom to create your own income in the free market.  The dream of being your own boss and take sole control over your career has its’ draws that most everyone has considered at some point or another. An estimated 2.45 million […]

International Women’s Day

Today, there are more female entrepreneurs than ever before! In celebration of International Women’s Day 2016, we thought we’d recognize a few historical women entrepreneurs with ties to the Denver area, as well as some of their fantastic and contributory accomplishments to the modern world of business.  

Lessons Learned from Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday kick-started the presidential nominee campaign (though I’m sure we’ve all seen enough ads in the last few months leading up to this day!). We hope you did your civic duty and got out there to vote for your choice in candidates, but thought we’d mention a few things all small business owners can take […]

Congrats Broncos! 5 Things We Can Learn

With today’s parade storming downtown Denver (and us being lucky enough to be on the parade’s route at our 1625 17th location) we’re joining in celebrating our Denver Broncos’ Superbowl win!  Today we highlight five lessons entrepreneurs can learn from our champion football team to also become successful in life’s endeavors. 

Resolutions for 2016

For us at DVO, 2015 has been a wild ride! This year, we have added several more locations and created new partnerships across the board, and fortunately have experienced a fair amount of success despite being presented with numerous challenges along the way.  Every small business and its contributing factors are unique, but we thought […]