Vision & Strategy

Not that women entrepreneurs are so different from men entrepreneurs, but there’s often a different sensibility toward how you handle matters when you become a business owner.  I had interviewed Alicia Marie Fruin on the subject of whether yours “is a business worth having” and in this podcast, Alicia Marie Fruin of Peoplebiz turns the […]

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As I’ve learned in nearly 15 years in business (gulp! Has it been that long?), change doesn’t need to be–and usually isn’t–a complete and total metamorphosis in one go, like the makeover shows you see on reality TV. It’s a process that unfolds over time. Sometimes, all you need to get to someplace better is one […]

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You don’t need a law degree to navigate common legal issues as you grow your business—if you pay close attention to this radio show, where I participate in a roundtable discussion with attorneys Nance L. Shick and Renee L. Duff. There are many important things to keep in mind as a business owner – particularly […]

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Women entrepreneurs are one of the fastest growing segments of business owners in the country. How can you allow yourself to grow and scale your business, while making sure to avoid any legal pitfalls? I sit in a roundtable discussion with attorneys Nance L. Shick and Renee L. Duff to share legal lessons that you […]

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Earlier this year, I made a promise to you. More of a confession, a public pledge. I was going to work my risk muscles. Going to get out of my comfort zone. So I went mechanical bull riding. Tried meditative dance. Spoke at a major women’s business conference. Okay, so I wasn’t exactly jumping at […]

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As seen in … Does “play time” or “me time” seem sinful luxury? An informal survey of women business owners indicates that play time isn’t just essential to your health—it can boost your bottom line. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 99% of all small businesses have 20 or fewer employees, which often means owner-controlled. […]

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Last month, I had breakfast with two colleagues. We talked about our plans and business growth . . . and have been checking in with each other periodically over the past few years. The disparity in the results that each experienced was like “A Tale of Two Business Plans”. Dana, an event planner, had worked […]

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