Lisa Song Sutton
4x Entrepreneur | Former Miss NevadaElite Homes | Sin City Cupcakes | Liquid and Lace | Ship Las Vegas
Member Since October 2020
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 $10M 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
Lisa Song Sutton
Building a powerful network can help your business in more ways than one. Networking is not a new concept in the business world, and certainly not to the business professionals who are doing it. But for business owners, forging new connections with other businesses in the same space can often feel like trying to make friends with the competition, and knowing how or when to reach out might not come naturally. But building that network of support is key to long-term business success, and can be especially important during the first few years of growth. So to help demystify the networking process, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council provided their best tips on how to do it right and how to ensure you’re building strong relationships for the long term.
For these business leaders, hindsight is 20/20. Starting a business can be an intimidating undertaking, especially when it’s your first one. You’re often feeling imposter syndrome in full force, and no matter how much planning and research you do ahead of time, rarely does any aspect of business go how you’d expect. Because of this fact, for many entrepreneurs, hindsight is 20/20. Now with established careers and businesses, they can better reflect on what may have gone wrong or what they could have done better when they first started out. Below, a panel of 14 Rolling Stone Culture Council members share the lessons they wish they had known when starting their businesses and how that knowledge may have helped them grow along the way.
To find the right match, you’ll need to look beyond their technical skills. When it comes to finding the right business partner, not just anyone will do. However, they also may not be the type of person you think you need at first. While many entrepreneurs will assume they need to find someone with superior technical skills like marketing or sales to help drive their business forward, it may be the nontechnical skills that make all the difference. Below, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council leaders share 15 nontechnical skills you may not realize you should be looking for in a business partner, and why having these qualities at your side could make for the perfect match.
The best way for business leaders to be of value is to get out there and get engaged in the community.
Coming up with an idea can be challenging, but following the right steps can get you there faster. For many people, the hardest part of starting a business is coming up with a concept. No matter how many ideas you might have on the back burner, choosing the right one to execute can feel intimidating. This is especially true in the culture space, where the stakes are high and audiences are always looking for "the next big thing." Below, 15 Rolling Stone Culture Council members shared some important tips to help you come up with a business idea you think will have a big cultural impact. Read on to get their recommendations and learn how to implement them for yourself.
Elite Homes | Sin City Cupcakes | Liquid and Lace | Ship Las Vegas
The Company: Welcome to Elite Homes - Engel & Volkers Las Vegas The company was founded by luxury listing specialist Lisa Sutton with broker and partner Catherine Kuo joining at the end of 2018 to help grow the business. The renewed corporate directive in this revitalized organization is for increased cutting-edge technology, continued expert client service, and a diverse more outreach, especially in the Asian market, given the team’s fluency in Mandarin and Korean and their local community involvement. Not only can we navigate the intricacies of selling ultra high-end properties, we utilize a strong network and high level of particularity with every transaction on the buying side as well. Our discerning clientele know and expect the absolute best.