Member Since 2014
Sin City Cupcakes
Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Lisa Song Sutton is an entrepreneur, seasoned real estate investor and former Miss Nevada. She started her business career working in a top Las Vegas law firm, specializing in business litigation. She then went on to create companies of her own. As a diversified entrepreneur, Lisa has scaled multiple 7 and 8 figure companies. Her business portfolio includes Sin City Cupcakes, Ship Las Vegas, Elite Homes - Engel & Volkers, and Liquid & Lace swimwear. In addition to her work as an entrepreneur and real estate investor, Lisa has published numerous articles for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and Business Insider on business and entrepreneurship. Lisa shares her message of leadership, empowerment and action with audiences from the TEDx stage to local schools, encouraging private sector to come off the sidelines and get involved in their communities. Coming from a military family, Lisa is a strong advocate for the veteran community. She is currently a General Partner with a $20M pre-seed venture capital fund called The Veteran Fund, which invests in veteran led and military-spouse led companies. Lisa continues to stay actively involved in her community serving on non-profit boards, including StartUpNV - Nevada’s largest statewide business incubator. She is also a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and the Rolling Stone Culture Council. Lisa is also a former Global Shaper selected by the World Economic Forum, a former 2021 Fellow at the Club for Growth Foundation and was named a Top Ten Social Entrepreneur to Watch by Inc. Magazine. Find more information about Lisa at www.lisasongsutton.com
A new business won't survive long if it doesn't have solid cash flow and a good accounting system in place. Unfortunately, some of the most common financial problems stem from simple mistakes new entrepreneurs may make the first time they're tasked with keeping the books.
Even when there’s uncertainty in the market, you can still find ways to take advantage of sources for undervalued real estate.
Equality in work and business is something that women have been striving toward for many years. While great strides have been made in recent years, women still have to work hard in most situations to find themselves on equal footing with their male counterparts.
For entrepreneurs who want a leg up when starting a business, consider becoming a franchisee of an already successful company. This path ensures a built-in customer base, brand recognition and support from a parent company—benefits you might not get if you started a business from scratch.
Workplace stress levels continue to climb across all professions, resulting in increased burnout and decreased productivity. But just because employee stress is common does not mean it should be ignored.
As a female entrepreneur, I wish to add my voice to the conversation about what small business owners like me can do when so much feels outside of their control.
Many professionals believe that having a large network is the key to success. However, it's often more crucial to have a few select contacts you can truly count on. These individuals can not only help further your career, but they'll also come through when others won't.
Business leaders have a lot of responsibilities. They need to be concerned with operations, finances, company culture and the hiring process, just to name a few. But each leader prioritizes responsibilities differently and responsibilities change from company to company.
Though a company's internal planning process is important, an outside perspective can also be equally beneficial. An advisory board, composed of experts who provide valuable insight and strategic advice, can offer that perspective to directors and higher-level managers.
When looking for a new job, getting an offer is only half the battle. The most nerve-wracking part of the process may come when it's time to negotiate the offered salary. Many don’t know how to do it and many more are simply too afraid to ask for fear of appearing pushy. However, negotiation doesn’t have to be an intimidating process.
As a business owner, it’s important to know who your competitors are so you can keep up with the market. However, it’s just as beneficial to show your support for other small businesses, regardless of their industry. This is especially true in today’s economic climate, when many entrepreneurs are struggling to stay afloat.
Taking risks is always intimidating. It can be scary to leave comfort and safety behind and leap toward a potentially difficult and life-altering decision. But anything worth having rarely comes from taking the easy path.
For many growing teams, in-person leadership conferences have been the go-to method for training and developing the organization's future leaders. In today's world, though, there's a lot of uncertainty around when these types of conferences might return.
Business advisers have the potential to be instrumental to a company's success. Unfortunately, not all business advisers make a positive impact, and it's up to the entrepreneur to decide which adviser they want to work with.
A New Year’s resolution is a great way to kickstart the year on the right foot, while setting the stage for continued growth. However, most people struggle with sticking to their resolutions beyond the first few weeks (or days) of the new year. So how can you beat the odds and meet your goals in 2020? We asked the members of Young Entrepreneur Council to share how they make their New Year’s resolutions work in the long term. Their best answers are below.
End-of-year reviews are useful surveys because they help a business better understand its strengths and weaknesses. However, the analysis doesn't have any set way of being done. Different companies conduct their end-of-year surveys in unique ways, tailored to the needs of the business. Regardless, at the heart of every year-end study is the data collected. Analyzing this data can offer an enterprise essential insights into what it could be doing better, and what it excelled at over the previous year.
If you have already attended college, think back on what tactics worked for you and realize that you directly apply those same techniques to your life and job today.
Companies grow and change, but as long as you’re aware of the fundamental needs one seeks from a workplace, you can create your own combination of traditional and non-traditional methods to achieve optimal office space conditions.
A few key lessons from starting four companies (in less than four years), including why staying in your home community is probably the faster path to success.
Being the only female leader in the room shouldn't intimidate you -- it should provide opportunity.
Lesson No. 4: How many zeros you have in your bank account doesn't determine your self-worth.
A business partnership is a major decision. Carefully vet potential partners before you commit.
Leading a business inevitably involves chaos, but you can set the right tone by reserving your mornings for yourself.
Lisa Song Sutton shares 5 ways female leaders can maximize every minute of biz travel, before, during and after the flight.
Lisa Song Sutton's modeling career afforded her an up-close glimpse into how to grow a business.
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