Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re still wondering what to get your loved one, we can help. We searched through the businesses on Your Story Exchange and found a bunch of great gift ideas from women business owners. Have a look and if you know of women-owned businesses with great gifts for Valentine’s Day, let us know.
The Obama Administration takes its first steps towards securing equal pay for women by launching the Equal Pay App Challenge.
Forbes Contributor Kathy Caprino sets the record straight about the claim that women are less ambitious than men. Women are as ambitious, if not more ambitious than most men, but is there something else holding them back?
One of the hardest things for women entrepreneurs is asking for money. This widespread weakness among women entrepreneurs is one of the main reasons why women-owned businesses face such a challenge joining the big league.
With the online masses crying out against the PIPA/SOPA bills this week, it couldn’t be a better time to do an assessment of your business, and make sure you are protecting your intellectual property, and not infringing on anyone else’s!
Women 2.0, the platform for women founders and innovators, admits that it could be harder for women with tech start-ups to prosper in such male-dominated industry.
Now is the perfect time to make powerful change—your willingness is at an all-time high. Check out my top twelve happiness tips for 2012. Apply these principles and you’ll kick off the New Year with a happier approach to life.
Lately I’ve been rocking the 24 hour rule. This is the mindful practice of waiting 24 hours before taking action on something that’s important. Whenever I sense myself trying to control an outcome it’s a sure sign I need to throw down the 24 hour rule.
Active coping, which I consider as a style of personality functioning, predicts leadership effectiveness. This is true based on laboratory research I headed at the University of Chicago and in my 14 years of ongoing research in the field.
You may know intellectually that you cannot have everything you want. I think, to some degree, we all do. But, it’s another thing altogether to know on a cellular level that sacrifice is part and parcel of running a successful, growing business.
The National Women’s Business Council, which provides advice to the President, Congress and the SBA about women’s business issues, has a new website with some handy links for women looking for help starting and expanding their businesses.
Times have been hard recently – especially for start-up businesses trying to get funded. Whether trying to find investors in your company or secure a loan from a bank, these days, just getting through the front door can be a challenge.
The U.S. government’s new program to bring in more women-owned business as federal contractors has begun awarding contracts and is looking for more women.
A recent posting on Bloomberg View caught our eye about the benefits of a state-funded jobless program in Oregon that is being used to help the unemployed start their own business.