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Post image for Interview with Ana Harvey: Gettin’ a Bigger Piece of the Pie

Tune in for this spirited interview with Ana Harvey, Director of the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership. New opportunities are afoot for women-owned businesses to get a larger share of the federal contracts pie. Listen in as we discuss: The new rules for federal contracting opportunities The kinds of women-owned businesses that can best […]

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Post image for Interview with Elisa Balabram: Ask Others/Trust Yourself

Women-owned businesses generate approximately $2.8 trillion dollars a year, according to a recent study done by the Center for Women’s Business Research.  In gross amounts, that’s no chump change (I could do a LOT with $2.8 trillion.).  However, the study also seems to indicate that only 4.2 percent of all revenue is generated by women-owned […]

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Post image for She Takes on the World: Interview with Natalie MacNeil

“She Takes on the World” is not just a glowing compliment my husband gives about me (and, frankly, could pertain to many of you)–it’s the name of the award-winning blog by Natalie MacNeil, media producer, entrepreneur, former ambassador and Stevie Award finalist. Listen in as we cover why she felt a code of ethics was […]

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Women are the fastest growing segment of business owners in the United States. Terrific for economic growth in our country, but wait!  There’s a caveat:  compared to male business owners, women entrepreneurs tend to have smaller companies, generate less revenue and employ fewer people. So what’s holding them back? Tune in to these episodes of […]

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Want to learn about strategic alliances in action?  Listen to this podcast from Aldonna Ambler, “The Growth Strategist,” as she interviews Michael Pires, President of HR411.com.  Pires talks about: How rapid growth can be driven by strategic partnerships How and why he changed his business model What it took to grow their customer base from […]

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Post image for Play to Your Strengths and Outsource the Rest

Yes, that’s the advice of most of the “success gurus.”  Figure out what you do well–and what you enjoy doing–and leave the rest to someone else. Listen in to my conversation with Rosalie Lober, PhD., author of the newly-released Run Your Business Like a Fortune 100: 7 Principles for Boosting Profits. We cover: Rosalie’s case […]

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Post image for ‘Don’t Try This At Home’–Interview with IP Attorney Amy Goldsmith

“Why can’t I handle my own patent/trademark/copyright filings?” you ask.  “I’m getting started on a shoestring–do I really need to spend the legal fees?” Go right ahead and DIY . . . but if you’re not on target about what you’ve done or how thoroughly you’ve handled your background research, you could find that you’ve […]

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10,000 women. 150 speakers. Eight speaking stages. Two days. One visionary. This is the recipe for dynamic business growth spearheaded by Michelle Patterson, Executive Director of the California Women’s Conference and founder/CEO of EventComplete. The California Women’s Conference is North America’s largest working women’s conference, taking place in Long Beach, CA on September 23 and […]

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Post image for Business Partnerships — On Video!

Thanks go to Lindsay Eisenhut for pointing me to Prendismo.com.  They have a number of short videos on aspects of business partnerships.  Topics include: Partnership benefits Challenges and pitfalls Friends and family Ownership Trust Check it out!

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Post image for The Partner Principle – An Interview with Robert Tuchman

After so many horror stories and cautionary tales, I thought I’d share a tale of “happily ever after.” I had the opportunity to read Robert’s new book, Young Guns:  The Fearless Entrepreneur’s Guide to Chasing Your Dreams and Breaking Out on Your Own, and to interview him for my Making It Legal blog.  Well, you […]

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