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Female Entrepreneurs

Six Things to Start Doing Now (not Resolutions!)

Alyson Seligman | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Alyson Seligman

New Year, New You. Ugh, we've heard it all before. Every January to be specific. But trying to create major change for a new year based on the idea of...

Oh, Just Pretend I Have A Penis And Let's Get To Work

Valerie Alexander | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Valerie Alexander

Women start businesses at twice the rate that men do, and yet there is still a $7 billion funding gap between male-launched and female-launched start-ups, with even greater disparities in the tech space.

Talking With Music Supervisor Laura Katz About Her New Company: Supe Troop

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.22.2016 | Los Angeles
Gregory Weinkauf

Pretty much everyone loves music in the movies, but who gives much thought to how it gets there? Initially, music supervisors, that's who -- and few a...

These Female Entrepreneurs Dress To Match Their Brands

Maya Kashyap | Posted 11.04.2016 | Style

Women-led businesses are on the rise. From 2007 to 2012, the percentage of companies helmed by females jumped by 7.5 percent, to over a third of all b...

Doing It Afraid, With 1K1Day's Nicole Walter

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.26.2016 | Women
Nancy Laws

Nicole Walter is known to many of her Periscope followers as the woman who quit her 6 figure corporate career in front of 10,000 live viewers. While ...

Woman to Woman: Powerful Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

Apryl Beverly | Posted 10.19.2016 | Women
Apryl Beverly

According to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by small business payment card issuer American Express OPEN, women own 11.3...

Gender Equality: Where do Female Entrepreneurs Stand Today?

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Allison O'Kelly

Despite the fact that the number of women-owned businesses is on the rise, we still face an uphill battle. In the U.S., gender-based challenges - including stereotypes and access to finance - present significant obstacles to women who want to launch and run businesses.

How Do You Transition Into A Career You Love?

Consuela Dezso | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women
Consuela Dezso

This is a HUGE topic that many women contemplate and fear dearly.

Think People Care About Your Success? Think Again.

Andrea V. Schroll | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Andrea V. Schroll

We get it. You created a life you love. And while that's great, it's time to focus on what really matters to your clients and customers: Them!

The Sales Mastery Secret Nobody is Telling You

Rebecca Matias | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Rebecca Matias

You have everything in place. Your opt in funnel is up running like a well oiled machine. People are joining to your list. The Call To Action to book a Strategy Call at the end of your email series is a no-brainer. Bam! Before you know it you have a "Sales" Call booked. It's the moment you've been waiting for - an opportunity to turn a potential client into a paying client.

Vive La Revolution!

Emma Bellis Ferreira | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Emma Bellis Ferreira

So, since jumping off, (see my last blog), it's fair to say that things have gone a bit mental at Moonface Marketing -- who knew! I'm still managing to keep the work life balance in check and I'm still working from anywhere.

The Fastest Way to Stand Out From the Crowd

Rebecca Matias | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Rebecca Matias

Let's be real, when a woman wants to hire a coach to support her in her journey, there are a lot of options. What if I told you there is one way to make yourself stand out above the rest, and it's something you're already familiar with whether you realize it or not?

7 Ways A Supportive Community Helps Women In Business Thrive

Emily Cassel | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Emily Cassel

I believe that sisterhood among women is one of the first steps we can take toward pursuing our soulful mission in the world, and is vital to our continued success and feeling free, fulfilled, and in flow as 21st century women.

Three Reasons Companies Are Using Digital Influencers To Grow Their Businesses

Shanicia Boswell | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Shanicia Boswell

Companies are not just using Digital Influencers to grow their businesses, they are paying them....and paying them well.

8 Things I Learned From Starting My Own Business

Arabelle Yee | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Arabelle Yee

One of the questions I get repeatedly asked is "what's it like to start your own business?" and I can see the clarity the women writing to me are seeking behind that question.

Why I Don't Want to Grow My Business

Anna Sabino | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Anna Sabino

Yes, that's right, you read it correctly. I stopped caring how arrogant or controversial I sound. This is what I want, or rather what I don't want. I'm a woman entrepreneur and since the start of my jewelry brand Lucid New York in 2004, I've been constantly offered unasked for advice on how I can grow my business.

Five Business Ideas For Women In Their Fifties

Ahmad Raza | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

Starting a new business is a gamble and it will be tough, especially during the first six months or so, but things get easier as you figure things out. Your experience and industry knowledge will be your best assets.

Tips For Working Moms To Feel Like They Are Winning At Life

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Michelle Dempsey

Long story short? I had a baby. I spent six blissful months at home with her. I returned to work. I hated it and cried myself to sleep every single night. I became a stay-at-home mom again. I built my own business from my home office. Which propelled me back into full-time working mom mode more quickly than you can say "there are not enough hours in the day."

Women: Sugar And Spice And Everything Else Business Needs To Succeed

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

There have been a lot of reminders. There was the paltry 6-month sentence Brock Turner received for raping a young woman and the accompanying letter...

8 Soulful Steps For Impactful Leadership During Painful Events

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 07.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sara Bobkoff

Because this money is energy -- and by us opening up to receive it, and believing in the value of our individual gifts, we are shifting that energy.

Entrepreneur Shama Zehra's Jetzy Journey

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

In addition to being one of the youngest female entrepreneurs in Pakistan, Shama has also had an impressive career in the financial industry, working for big names such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Shama's last stint in finance was the CEO and founder of Aligned Independent Advisors, a boutique independent advisory firm on Wall Street.

I Left My MBA To Become A Chef... And This Is What Happened

Jenny Dorsey | Posted 08.09.2016 | Women
Jenny Dorsey

I left Columbia after one semester to start my journey in food. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done.

T-Swift's Lessons for Female Entrepreneurs

Lisa Falzone | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
Lisa Falzone

The pop culture news cycle continues to explode around the most recent Taylor Swift breakup, with analysis of every minute detail connected to the deleted Instagram posts, the rescinded amicable breakup tweet by Calvin Harris, her meeting with Tom Hiddleston's mom, and more. It's an old plot line with new characters and one that I'm tired of seeing play out in the media.

3 Moments When You'll Want To Quit Your Startup

PolicyGenius | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business

"Unicorn" is the phrase of the day in Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley, or anywhere in between where you choose to launch your startup. Everyone wants to be a billion-dollar company, to be the envy of investors who took a pass, fellow startups who got bigger headlines, and legacy players who are too stuck in their ways to evolve their industry.

Dos and Don'ts when Hiring a Facebook Ads Manager

The Stacey Harris | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
The Stacey Harris

During one of my podcasts, Hit the Mic with The Stacey Harris, I was talking to my audience about hiring social media managers. Following that episode I received a lot of questions about specifically hiring someone to help with Facebook Ads