Top Home-Based Nashville Business Honored in National Annual Ranking - Radiant Health Institute Wins Top Honors in StartupNation Home-Based 100 Business Competition

01/16/2013 00:09


Radiant Health Institute has been recognized as one of the top home businesses in the nation by StartupNation ( in its annual Home-Based 100 competition.

Many of the StartupNation Home-Based 100 entries showed that people are leveraging the efficiencies and lower overhead of home-based businesses to pursue their passion and bring in income during these tight economic times.

“The 2012 ranking reveals that home business is serious business - more relevant than ever. It’s a natural response to loss of job opportunities, the need for supplemental income and the sheer passion for blazing your own trail and running your own show,” said Rich Sloan, co-founder of, one of the leading small business networking and knowledge hubs online. “Home based businesses are the biggest block of all businesses in existence and we expect numbers to grow ever greater as extra bedrooms, kitchen tables, basements and garages increasingly host the innovative thinking and pursuit of success by millions of Americans.”

Dez Stephens, founder of Radiant Health Institute, states, “We are so honored to win in the ‘Most Innovative’ category in the very first year of creating our business. Training holistic life coaches and publishing B.Real magazine is just the start of where we’re heading. This recognition is the first professional accolade that has come our way.”

The StartupNation Home-Based 100 highlights 10 top-ten lists making it not just your ordinary business ranking. From the wackiest, to the most innovative, to the best financial performers – this unique and diverse list highlights the home-based businesses that usually go unrecognized, but still play a vital role in the economy today. The ten categories for 2008 include:

·         Most Innovative
·         Boomers Back in Business
·         Greenest
·         Yummiest
·         Wackiest
·         Highest Vote-Getters
·         Recession Busters
·         Most Slacker-Friendly
·         Most Glamorous
·         Savviest in Social Media

The full results of the Home-Based 100 ranking are available on StartupNation’s website at

About StartupNation

StartupNation ( has over 100,000 members, 2.5 million annual users and provides over 200,000 pages of business advice and networking for entrepreneurs. StartupNation is a free service founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs with the intention of providing a one-stop shop for entrepreneurial success, including blogs from a host of experts, podcasts, webcasts, eBooks, award-winning step-by-step advice, and more.

About Radiant Health Institute

Radiant Health Institute is a consortium of holistic educators, providers and practitioners dedicated to enhancing lives through independent publishing, special events, holistic life coaching and Holistic House Calls. The purpose of Radiant Health Institute is to facilitate human growth, enhance people's lives, create positive experiences and expand multiple horizons. The focus is all about quality of life, authentic living, holistic pursuits, spiritual growth, mindfulness, great appreciation, progression, consciousness, health improvements and so much more. Visit for more information.