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Becoming a Leader

You don't have to be born with leadership skills. You can learn them. Whether you're an introvert or extrovert, you can learn everything you need to know about decision making, public speaking and managing people with finesse.

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Becoming a Leader

You don't have to be born with leadership skills. You can learn them. Whether you're an introvert or extrovert, you can learn everything you need to know about decision making, public speaking and managing people with finesse.

Making the Most out of a Bad Day in Business

Business woes got you down? Career coach Mary Foley shares a simple exercise to help battle negative thoughts at work.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Ambitious Women

Coach Ann Daly starts off 2014 with some tough talk: Tame the female ego, learn to say “no!” and other advice.

Why It Pays to Be Generous in Business

Business coach Ann Mehl says this often-overlooked personality trait is the key to superabundance.

Learning to Be Resilient

When bad things happen, why do some people persevere while others remain stuck? Life coach Ann Mehl shares four key factors that help people bounce back from adversity.

How to Quiet Fears and Succeed in Business

Life coach Ann Mehl provides five simple strategies to achieve what we desire from work.

The Story Exchange, Claudia Chan, SHE Summit

Living the Dream of Women Helping Women

What is your dream for all women? For women’s leadership and lifestyle expert, Claudia Chan, the answer is clear.

What do your clothes say about your business?

Every entrepreneur knows the importance of looking presentable and professional, but do you know how to ‘wear your business on your sleeve?’

Small Personal Investments for a Big Payoff in 2013

Life and career coach Ann Mehl offers an alternative to New Year’s resolutions that can pay off big without feeling the pain.

Can You Hear Me Now? Tips for Better Phone Calls in the New Year

Learn the do’s and don’ts of phone etiquette and speaking with potential customers.

10 Tips for Unlocking Your Potential

An idea is not a plan. It’s a car without an engine. Execution is ultimately what determines our success in any given venture. Here are 10 principles to achieve that.

Entrepreneurs and Professionals: A Guide For Grown Ups

Being an adult at work means that we bring conscious choice and awareness to our responsibilities. And I believe the future of work demands that we all need to grow up a bit.

Don’t Panic! How to Make Better Business Decisions

In his book, The Mindful Leader, Michael Carroll tells the story of a capsized riverboat in a Chinese village. As all the villagers ran to the river to help, one man, an old fisherman, went off in the opposite direction.

Women and Ambitions

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?

The 24 Hour Rule

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.

Why Women Leaders Need Self-Confidence

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.

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Other Resources

Professional Associations

National Women’s Business Council is a non-partisan federal advisory council that provides independent advice and counsel to the president, Congress, and the SBA on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

National Association of Women Business Owners is a membership-based organization designed to support and empower women entrepreneurs through networking and resources.

Women Presidents’ Organization is a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies.

Ellevate Network is a global professional women’s membership organization dedicated to the economic engagement of women worldwide with more than 40 chapters. It hosts educational and networking events, and publishes articles.

WEConnect International is a corporate-led nonprofit that connects women business owners globally.

Becoming an Investor

Pipeline Angels is an investing bootcamp for women philanthropists, offering three main components: education, mentoring and practice.

Portfolia is a venture investing platform designed for women and minority investors that offers training as well as funds to invest in.

37 Angels is a community of women investors that educates early stage investors.

The Story Exchange