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My Little Sister’s Summer
Entrepreneurship, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
My Little Sister's Summer
26 July 2011

My youngest sister is 16. She’s on her summer break. She’s saving up for a car and for insurance. Read more…

29 Ways to Stay Creative… How Many Will You Try?
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing and PR
29 Ways to Stay Creative... How Many Will You Try?
15 July 2011

I saw a link on the Facebook page of one of my friends last week to a video called “29 Ways to Stay Creative. I have to be honest. I almost didn’t watch the video. Read more…

Young Entrepreneurs: A Conversation With Lauren Rich
Dea Surjadi, Entrepreneurship, Interviews
Young Entrepreneurs: A Conversation With Lauren Rich
30 September 2010

I’ve always been pretty independent and entrepreneurial, so starting a business came naturally to me. I attribute these characteristics in large part to the dedication, hard work and competitive nature gained from figure skating growing up, as well as building a work ethic early on – I held my first job at 14. Growing up in the Washington, D.C. metro area, I had a slight taste of the city early on, but knew I wanted more. Read more…

Are You a Woman at the Top?
Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Events
Are You a Woman at the Top?
17 September 2010

If you’re in the DC metro area, you may be interested in this event coming up on September 28. What: Women at the Top: What Kinds of Influence Exist, and How Can Women Use Them to Build Their Own Success. It’s a discussion with with Selena Rezvani, MBA. 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…

Why Women Are Powerful Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts, Women In Business
Why Women Are Powerful Entrepreneurs
13 August 2010

Wonder no more. As women, we already play multiple roles in a day. Small business owners on average perform 10-13 jobs all at one time, including chief sales officer, market researcher, bill collector and secretary. Read more…

Four Reasons Not to be an Entrepreneur: And Why You Should Ignore Them
Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Stacy Yamaoka
Four Reasons Not to be an Entrepreneur: And Why You Should Ignore Them
21 July 2010

So you want to be an entrepreneur, right? That was my life dream. It was my solution for “having it all”: a successful professional, personal and family life. These were my motivations. Read more…

With Business Growth, Revenue Is Just One Of The Changes
Entrepreneurship, Marissa Levin, Women In Business
With Business Growth, Revenue Is Just One Of The Changes
16 July 2010

Be careful what you wish for. Often when we set our sights on a goal, we are ill-prepared for what the achievement will mean for us. In business, we often set aggressive revenue targets. Read more…

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