Tag Archives: start your own business

She’s Virtually Amazing

Women (and men) are, thankfully, no longer tied to the traditional 9 to 5 grind of working for someone else, while sacrificing time with loved ones, or forgoing the activities they love.  Given the option to telecommute or start a business from home, women are continuing to change the way they do business, so that […]

Living a Daily Leap of Faith

One of the most difficult parts of starting a business is having the patience, determination, and faith to get it to the point of profitability.  The overnight success is truly a myth.  When you hear stories about how someone’s blog went from 100 to 5,000 subscribers in a week, or how someone launched their first […]

Finding the Perfect Match

Tip of the Week – February 2, 2011 How do you determine whether or not your business idea is a perfect match for you? If you know what your greatest strengths are, and you have built your business around them, then you are on the right track to success.  Deciding to start a business should […]

How to Become an Entrepreneur – Weekly Wrap Up

Do you remember why you became an entrepreneur? Do you know anyone who is on the fence, but really wants to take the leap? There are so many different opinions on what it really takes to be an entrepreneur. But never has it been a one-size-fits-all proposition. The important factors to weigh are your personal […]

Brave Women in a World of Male Bravado

Where do little girls learn to how to be brave? Certainly not by bearing witness to the ego-driven bravado of little boys.  And yet, one of the greatest qualities of a female entrepreneur is her ability to demonstrate bravery every time she stands toe to toe with her fear. Starting and running a business can […]

Why Assertive Businesswomen Get a Bad Rap

Whether you’re in Corporate America or are a small business owner, being a woman in business can be tough when you need to be.  Gender disparity is alive and well in business where men are rewarded for being assertive and women are labeled as barracudas or worse. When men “get in touch with their feminine […]

The Alphabet for Women Entrepreneurs

For the all the women who have yet to take the leap of faith and start your own business you may be grappling with the question, “Do I have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?” I answer your question with two more… Can anyone become an entrepreneur? —  Yes. Will everyone succeed? —  […]