Thursday Bram wrote a new post, No Complaining Unless You’ve Done Something About the Problem First 1 year, 4 months ago
Getting more women up on stage at conferences, especially in tech fields, is important. We can all agree on that. But recently, I read a post that has got me thinking about what really needs to happen to make it […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, The Mentors Are There — If You Ask 1 year, 6 months ago
Statistics show very clearly that there is a glass ceiling.
Statistics also show that the best way to break the glass ceiling is to get a hand up from someone already above it. In short, mentoring is crucial for […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Holiday Cards and a Thanksgiving Turkey Can Be Part of Doing Business 1 year, 11 months ago
I’m old-fashioned. I love writing out tons of holiday cards — by hand, even! I make a giant Thanksgiving dinner and invite everyone I know.
It’s part of my particular version of the holiday spirit. I may not […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Balancing Where You Are and Where You Want to Be 2 years ago
There are days that I want to throw tantrums about my business: full on, lay on the floor and scream like a two year old tantrums. I get frustrated by the fact that I know where my business can go, but it isn’t […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Putting Your Picture on Your Business: How Does It Change Things? 2 years, 1 month ago
There’s a lot of advice out on the internet suggesting how you can attract more readers to your business.
One piece, in particular, strikes me again and again, as I think about it in terms of my business as a […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Are Family Businesses A Guy Thing? 2 years, 3 months ago
I come from a family of entrepreneurs and, sometimes, I notice things.
One of the things that I’ve noticed is that when a family member is thinking about a major expansion or handing things off to the next […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, My Little Sister’s Summer 2 years, 4 months ago
My youngest sister is 16. She’s on her summer break. She’s saving up for a car and for insurance. She’s working for me.
We’ve both had our eyes opened this summer. Her only previous work experience is […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Going Beyond Chief Bottle-Washer 2 years, 5 months ago
What’s in a name? A lot.
If, when you introduce yourself and list the name of your position as CEO, you’ll get treated a certain way. If, however, you tell people that you’re the owner, operator and chief […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, “Perfect for a Stay-At-Home Mom”: Really? 2 years, 7 months ago
I routinely read about new business opportunities,
especially those that are described as being easy to get into.
Freelancing, becoming a virtual assistant, selling crafty projects… these are all business […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Life Doesn’t Stop and Neither Does Business 2 years, 7 months ago
I’m at an age where most of my friends are starting to think about children, if not actively getting started on that particular project.
I’ve heard several friends (both guys and girls) mention that they’re […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, Do Ladies Network Differently? 2 years, 9 months ago
When I was growing up, my grandmother tried very hard to turn me into a lady.
There were some discussions on which salad fork to use and a few threats on what would happen if I didn’t send out thank you notes. […]
Thursday Bram wrote a new post, It’s Risky — But Is It Too Risky? 2 years, 10 months ago
Starting your own business will always be a risk.
There’s always a chance that something could go wrong. But the most successful entrepreneurs can evaluate risks and decide how far they’re prepared to go.
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