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The Work Impacts of Domestic Violence
Empowerment, Patricia Frame, Resources
The Work Impacts of Domestic Violence
25 October 2010

while out to a party with his co-workers. both barely clothed, she with a big kitchen knife in her hand. He lost his military career and pension – to charges of alcoholism and “conduct unbecoming an officer. Read more…

    Surf’s Up
    Marketing and PR, Michelle Tennant, Resources
    Surf’s Up
    21 September 2010

    Surfing the daily wave of breaking news is the key to scoring media placements to help promote you and your business. When news happens, the media scramble to find ways to relate it to the lives of their audience, including reaction from everyday people, and analysis and commentary from experts. This is one place where you can come into the picture as a source to get some great publicity for you and your business. Read more…

      Wrestling with Authenticity 2.0 And Rants About Women
      Communication Skills, Community Building, Entrepreneurship
      Wrestling with Authenticity 2.0 And Rants About Women
      14 September 2010

      A colleague and I recently discussed women’s self-promotion styles compared to men. Then Clay Shirky’s blog post “A Rant About Women” came up, along with his thought-provoking remarks on the subject. I wish Clay Shirky’s rant from earlier this year contradicted my own observations i.e. that women often threaten their own success by failing to promote themselves effectively or by avoiding that axiom “fake it till you make it. Read more…

        The Wisdom of Women on Starting and Growing Your Business
        Resources, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
        The Wisdom of Women on Starting and Growing Your Business
        10 August 2010

        Yesterday we held our monthly #wgbiz Twitterchat where the special guest, as I mentioned last week, was YOU. It was indubitably, positively, categorically, most excellent. Not that special guests aren’t great – they are, especially when they’re the likes of Tinu Abayomi-Paul, Kathy Korman Frey and Lori Saitz. Read more…

          Reflections on the Women Grow Business Boot Camp
          Capacity Building, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship
          Reflections on the Women Grow Business Boot Camp
          21 June 2010

          from the first-ever Women Grow Business Boot Camp, sponsored by Network Solutions and Steptoe & Johnson LLP, this past weekend. Though “recovering” is probably a poor choice of word; it was anything but draining. It was energizing, fun, empowering… Read more…

            April Showers Bring Money Smarts
            Patricia Frame, Resources, Women In Business
            April Showers Bring Money Smarts
            7 April 2010

            Have the economic problems of the past few years made you more conscious of your finances?  Or is it just time to get yourself smarter?  Do you need ideas to educate your family?  Or your employees?  There are a lot of great resources available. Money Smart Week is April 17th – 24th this year. Start with the federal government – almost anything you might want to know has been written about. Read more…

              Need Help Starting Your Business? Enter StartRight! by March 26
              Entrepreneurship, Resources, Shonali Burke
              Need Help Starting Your Business? Enter StartRight! by March 26
              15 March 2010

              You’ve been re-invigorated by the great energy at South by Southwest… or perhaps you just got off the phone with a mentor. You have this great idea for a business and you can’t wait to get it off the ground (image: FromTheNorth’s Flickrstream, Creative Commons). Read more…

                From Boys Clubs To Woman Power
                Resources, Robin Ferrier, Women In Business
                From Boys Clubs To Woman Power
                5 February 2010

                In a recent Pew Research Center survey, 49% of those surveyed listed the “old-boy network” as a major factor causing the lack of women in top level business positions. Many respondents also said that women’s family responsibilities don’t leave time for running a major corporation. I myself have heard the “old-boy network” argument time and again… and I’ve witnessed it on occasion. Read more…

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