Category: Entrepreneur

Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

While going through our newsfeeds over the weekend, I came upon an article worth sharing. The piece, Why Your Brand Should Establish a Meaningful Social Purpose, was written by Joy Chen for Entrepreneur.com.  The reason it caught my attention is because the value of incorporating a social mission into your brand is varied and brings […]

November 1, 2016 | By More
SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

Many a business woman has dreamed of starting her own company.  But, once she starts digging into the details, it can seem so overwhelming that some women may want to just forget it.  Today’s Post is for the women in business who want to take the leap into being an entrepreneur.  I want to review […]

June 21, 2016 | By More
Should Banks Offer Financial Literacy for Small Business?

Should Banks Offer Financial Literacy for Small Business?

Some questions are easier to answer than others.  In today’s blog, we address the question, “Should banks offer financial literacy for small business?”  The answer is a resounding “yes.”  Why?  The main reason is that for small businesses, their first partner in their new venture is a bank.  It is also a mutually beneficial relationship. […]

June 7, 2016 | By More
Successful Entrepreneurs:  Winning Tip in 2016 and Beyond

Successful Entrepreneurs: Winning Tip in 2016 and Beyond

Since I started the path of entrepreneurship, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a lot of other small business owners – men and women.  It doesn’t matter how long they have been on their journey of entrepreneurship, one sentiment remains the same. Each enjoys the freedom of following a dream or vision and having […]

May 31, 2016 | By More
Career Mistake That May Leave You Unemployed: No Plan B

Career Mistake That May Leave You Unemployed: No Plan B

Last week I had a conversation with a friend of mine.  She advised me a business professional we both know lost his job at the end of 2014.  He still has no job.  I also read an interesting LinkedIn post from Linda Descano entitled 7 Essential Steps for Processing a Job Loss, which prompted a […]

September 17, 2015 | By More
Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Delegate

Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Delegate

For readers who are currently small business owners or intend to be, there is one truth that you should embrace.  As an entrepreneur, you should learn to delegate.  Why?  It’s because you cannot reach scale if you’re caught in the trenches doing all the work.  Besides, when you can incorporate the talents and experiences of […]

July 21, 2015 | By More
Your Career Brand Helps You Be Found

Your Career Brand Helps You Be Found

In case you haven’t had this thought cross your mind, here it is: “When looking for a job or seeking clients for your business, you’re a product or service to be sold.” Sounds a bit off-putting? Unfortunately, it’s another one of those truisms that have entered our culture in a more complex way. It would […]

April 28, 2015 | By More
A Business Plan for a Woman’s Successful Start-Up

A Business Plan for a Woman’s Successful Start-Up

We wrote a Post earlier this week entitled Tips to Become a Successful Woman Entrepreneur.  To piggy back that discussion, we wanted to address the topic of a business plan.  The value of a business plan cannot be overemphasized if you want to increase the prospects of you moving from start-up to a successful long-term […]

March 20, 2015 | By More
Tips to Become a Successful Woman Entrepreneur

Tips to Become a Successful Woman Entrepreneur

We were quite inspired by the article shares we identified today.  It seemed like a good day to have a discussion on the topic of success in business.  To be specific, provide tips to help you reach the level of professional success you want, particularly if you’re an entrepreneur.  After all, success in your career […]

March 16, 2015 | By More
Women Entrepreneurs Paying Themselves Less?

Women Entrepreneurs Paying Themselves Less?

The talking points of women, leadership, the pay gap, career choices, family responsibilities, education, etc. all are “hot” topics at the moment.  An article published in Fortune.com in December 2014 highlighted the results of research showing that women entrepreneurs essentially pay themselves lower salaries than their male counterparts.  Is this happening in your sphere of influence? […]

March 5, 2015 | By More