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Less Is More and Fresh Eyes Are a Must
Communication Skills, Marketing and PR, Robin Ferrier
Less Is More and Fresh Eyes Are a Must
31 August 2011

Earlier this week I was tasked with editing a colleague’s document. Not surprising since I’m the organization’s communications manager. But I have to admit, this particular piece was driving me crazy as I read. Read more…

How to Best Work at Home With Your Spouse
Balancing Act, Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts
How to Best Work at Home With Your Spouse
30 August 2011

Working with your spouse is certainly not for everyone, but for those who do – I’m sure we’ve got lots of stories to share. I’ve worked side by side next to my husband with our home based business for over seven years. We first started working together long distance 3 years before we got married. Read more…

Could the Next WGB Editor Be… You?
Events, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
Could the Next WGB Editor Be... You?
29 August 2011

Things change. People move on. That’s the cycle of life. Read more…

Are Family Businesses A Guy Thing?
Entrepreneurship, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
Are Family Businesses A Guy Thing?
25 August 2011

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 generation, a bunch of conversations take place — more often than not between male family members. In talking to other entrepreneurs, I’ve gotten the impression that I’m seeing more than my own family’s dynamics at play. Read more…

Redefining Confrontation
Communication Skills, Libby Wagner, Women In Business
Redefining Confrontation
24 August 2011

We hate confrontational people. If not “hate,” then we at least try to avoid them because frankly, they’re unpleasant when they are angry; up-in-your-face, neck veins bulging and temperature rising. Even if they’re not losing their temper, steely-eyed confrontations with authority figures create fear and we will forever loathe the next conversation with them. Read more…

Tell Me Not [Redux]
Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Patricia Frame
Tell Me Not [Redux]
23 August 2011

[We republish one of our most inspiring posts to date. Seems we could all use a bit of inspiration these days. The economy is going up - except when it is going down. Read more…

The Risk of Not Planning for Living a Long Life
Empowerment, Finance, Guest Posts
The Risk of Not Planning for Living a Long Life
22 August 2011

No one wants to think (or talk) about retirement. But women entrepreneurs need to face up to this fact: women are at a higher risk of outliving their assets. In the past, a woman’s financial status or security depended largely on her husband or father’s earning power. Read more…

Small Biz Profile: Rossana Llenado
Entrepreneurship, Interviews, Women In Business
Small Biz Profile: Rossana Llenado
19 August 2011

At 25, Rossana Llenado founded AHEAD Learning Systems, Inc. , the Philippines’ pioneer in Test-Based Review programs for college entrance exams. Today, the company continues to grow through distinct service brands: AHEAD Tutorial & Review Center, AHEAD Books & Things, AHEAD Professional Network, and most recently AHEAD Interactive, which brings AHEAD’s tutorial services to the rest of the world via a dynamic proprietary video conferencing platform. Read more…

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