Posts tagged women entrepreneurs
Are You a Woman Doing Business Like a Man?

t’s no secret that women have had to play a certain game to make it in the business world, i.e. be the bitchy boss, dress down their femininity, or abide by the rules of a hierarchal structure. Today, however, women are running their own businesses in increasing numbers and are making their own rules. According to the Center for Women's Business Research, women-owned businesses comprise 40 percent of all privately-held companies in the U.S. and women entrepreneurs are among the fastest growing groups of business owners.

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Are You a Woman with a Message?

Do you have a fear of public speaking? I do. (Yikes!) Even though I am a writer and reporter and have spent plenty of time on stage as a singer and many years center stage as a teacher, I am still carrying around the fear of public speaking. Ridiculous, right? Maybe not. (Statistics show that the fear of public speaking ranks up there with the fear of death for the majority of people, and for some, even higher.)

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Tracey Trottenberg is Goddess of the Week!

Tracey Trottenberg is a powerful feminine leader helping other women step up and step into themselves as powerful feminine leaders! She is an international speaker, leadership & communications strategist and trainer, and founder of Amazing Women International. She says says being a feminine leader is not about being perfect, it's about being authentic.

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What's a Woman in Transition to Do?

Wendi Knox is the creator of Oh My Goddess, a company whose mission is to inspire women to listen to their inner voice and unzip their true selves. After working her way up to be a Senior Vice President Creative Director at a big advertising agency in Los Angeles (she was the only woman in this position), Wendi was laid off. "I had been at my agency for 15 years -- it felt like family. It was a huge shock having to reinvent my life," said Wendi in an interview.

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No Mean Girls Here

If you are a female entrepreneur, groups like SMARTY, eWomenNetwork, Ladies Who Launch, or First Tuesday are great options to connect with outstanding women. Whatever group you may choose, I think if we as women gather together in the truth of our vulnerabilities, fears, needs, dreams, desires, and passions, we will be creating an expansive space to raise our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, students, and other amazing girls in our lives and in the world.

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Amy Swift-Crosby is Goddess of the Week!

Amy Swift has helped thousands of women launch their business. She is an expert at helping women entrepreneurs connect the dots to turn their ideas and dreams into reality and create profitable, sustainable businesses. She has an outstanding gift of being able to extract the genius in women -- helping them articulate what they know (but think they don't know). Amy has moderated dozens of panel discussions on the subject of entrepreneurship and has got some of the best interviewing skills I have seen!

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Mary Ann Halpin is Goddess of the Week!

Mary Ann Halpin is an internationally acclaimed author and photographer who is leading women in what is being called a "Fearless Women Revolution." Her first two books, "Pregnant Goddesshood" and "Fearless Women: Midlife Portraits", were groundbreaking (and controversial), and now she is about to release a third fearless book. In her new book, "Fearless Women, Fearless Wisdom," Mary Ann has brought together 40 female entrepreneurs from across the country to celebrate their courage and strength in having worked through their fears to achieve great personal and professional success.

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Women & Venture Capital - Is it a Rite of Passage Into Our Power?

Every day we hear about incredible improvements in the financial status of women. The numbers look good. But there is still an important area lacking – women’s access to big business funding. Venture Capital. Can a woman grow a really big, world-changing business if she doesn’t have big investors in on the plan? And if she needs them, where can she find them?

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