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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…

Entrepreneurs: Every Day is Independence Day
Entrepreneurship, Marissa Levin, Women In Business
Entrepreneurs: Every Day is Independence Day
4 July 2010

Entrepreneurship is as American as apple pie, baseball, and SpongeBob Squarepants. The essence behind entrepreneurship is the freedom to live a professional life that has the most meaning to you – to not be defined by someone else’s value system, personal vision & goals, and decisions. But with that freedom comes tremendous accountability, responsibility, and risk. Read more…

How To: Network With A Purpose
Marissa Levin, Networking, Women In Business
How To: Network With A Purpose
25 June 2010

Business owners know that connecting with other executives, mentors, and industry experts must be a key component of a growth strategy. They also know that there aren’t enough hours in the work-week to attend every networking function that they would like to attend – especially in the DC region where there could be 8-10 high-profile, competing networking events on any given day. There are so many events now in this area that an individual could attend a breakfast, lunch, dinner, and reception event every day of the week and still not make the rounds to every event out there. Read more…

Business At The Speed Of Burnout
Leadership, Marissa Levin, Women In Business
Business At The Speed Of Burnout
11 June 2010

“Marissa, you need to slow down. People need a chance to catch their breath and catch up with you. Those were the words that hit me hard in a conversation with one of my VPs recently. Read more…

Drinking Your Own Kool-Aid
Empowerment, Marissa Levin, Women In Business
Drinking Your Own Kool-Aid
3 May 2010

When those we love turn to us in need, most of us become pillars of strength. We reach deep inside ourselves to find just the right words of comfort, we take action, we provide a voice and vision of clarity when they are unable to find it themselves. Our loved ones’ problems and situations seem much more surmountable than our own. Read more…

Business Lessons From the Blizzards of 2010 And 30 Reasons to Love Them
Marissa Levin,Women In Business
Business Lessons From the Blizzards of 2010 And 30 Reasons to Love Them
19 February 2010

Editor’s Note: This is adapted and republished, with permission, from Marissa Levin’s DC Women’s Entrepreneurship Examiner column, which originally ran February 9, 2010. If you were in the DC area earlier this month, you had three feet of snow outside your door, the kids hadn’t been to school in almost a week, and the government shut down. The thing about all storms – in business or in life – is that they always come at inconvenient times… Read more…

Getting To Grips With 2010? Keep It Healthy
Balancing Act, Marissa Levin, Women In Business
Getting To Grips With 2010? Keep It Healthy
3 February 2010

No matter what we endure as women, we always feel as if we have something in our life that keeps knocking us down. And often, we truly can be our own worst enemies. We constantly compare ourselves to one another, and we berate ourselves for not having it all together like other women do. Read more…

16 Characteristics of Greatness: An Entrepreneur Studies Don Yaeger
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marissa Levin
16 Characteristics of Greatness: An Entrepreneur Studies Don Yaeger
10 December 2009

Recently I was blessed with the opportunity to hear Don Yaeger speak. Don is a four-time New York Times best-selling author and Editor of Sports Illustrated. His professional and life experience really made an impression on me – in regard to personal and professional leadership. Read more…

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