Success Stories

Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

Stephanie Johnson was on bed rest for 26 weeks while pregnant with her daughter. Learn how she parlayed this experience and started Bed Rest Concierge to help pregnant women maintain their homes and lifestyles while on bed rest

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Julie Austin: Creator of Swiggies Wrist Water Bottles

Julie Austin: Creator of Swiggies Wrist Water Bottles

Julie Austin invented Swiggies, a nifty little product that makes carrying water to stay hydrated during exercise so much easier and more manageable. Learn how she created the product, the challenges she faced and future direction of her business.

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Victoria Kelley: Success in Launching an Aquaponics Online Magazine

Victoria Kelley: Success in Launching an Aquaponics Online Magazine

Aquaponics has been gaining a lot of interest. Learn how Victoria Kelly is poised to success as she taps this growing industry with her online publication ASC Magazine

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Lindsay Phillips’ SwitchFlops: A Simple Yet Multi-Million Dollar Idea

Lindsay Phillips’ SwitchFlops: A Simple Yet Multi-Million Dollar Idea

Learn how 16-year old Lindsay Phillips stumbled on a simple idea that turned into a $30 million dollar business. Find out how Switchflops was created.

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Startup Stories

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson: Enhancing Patient Experience with BFFL

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson: Enhancing Patient Experience with BFFL

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson was a radiation oncologist before becoming an entrepreneur. Learn how she started BFFL to enhance patient comfort, recovery & dignity.

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Jamie James: Creator of a Unique Cell Phone Carrier

Jamie James: Creator of a Unique Cell Phone Carrier

Jamie James created a unique cell phone carrier that allows you to organize your essentials (cell phone, cash, credit cards) in ONE stylish accessory. Learn her story.

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RainRap: Starting a Fashionable Rain Gear Clothing Line

RainRap: Starting a Fashionable Rain Gear Clothing Line

Stacy Struminger and Rachel Teyssier decided to create their own line of fashionable waterproof garment for women who won’t let rain dampen their fashion cred.

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Sandra Brown: Starting a Baked Goods Business

Sandra Brown: Starting a Baked Goods Business

Sandra Brown started a business doing what she does best: baking. After years of receiving compliments from family and friends about her baked goodies, Sandra decided to turn her passion into a business. Learn how Sandra is starting her baked goods business, the challenges she is facing, and the difficulties of starting a business part-time:

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Blog

10 Lessons for Women Small Business Entrepreneurs

10 Lessons for Women Small Business Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is full of ups and downs, where you meet challenges every step of the way. To succeed, you need to have passion, skills, knowledge, chutzpah, and lots and lots of luck. But it all starts with you. Learn 10 lessons for women small business entrepreneurs.

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Is Your Strategy Failing Your Career and Business?

Is Your Strategy Failing Your Career and Business?

Many entrepreneurs have difficulty using their instinct or their gut reaction to guide them in business and on their path to success. Let’s look at some ways out instincts are leading the way.

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Shift Change: Balancing Work and Home for Whole-Life Success

Shift Change: Balancing Work and Home for Whole-Life Success

Realizing whole-life success is possible. The secret lies in keeping work and home life separate, allowing you to be career-driven while enjoying quality family, couple and “me” time.

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Work from Home Moms: How to Get Started Working from Home

Work from Home Moms: How to Get Started Working from Home

At one point in time women felt as if they could hardly have it both ways. They could not be a stay home mom as well as a career woman – after all the two disagreed with one another, right? Then the information superhighway was invented and resourceful women throughout the world swiftly thought that […]

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Books

Back on the Career Track

Back on the Career Track

Returning to the workforce can be a daunting job for full-time moms. It requires reigniting old contacts (including co-workers who were once their junior), marketing themselves strategically, and battling the diminished self-image that plagues most women who have been off the career track—whether it’s been two, six, or 15 years. Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian […]

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6 Startup Tips to Creating Your Own Stiletto Network

6 Startup Tips to Creating Your Own Stiletto Network

It’s the new women’s movement—and it’s sweeping the nation. Successful and motivated women are forming salons, organizing dinners, and meeting over cocktails with a purpose: supporting and advancing women.

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Considering Entrepreneurship? How to Know If You Should Take the Plunge

Considering Entrepreneurship? How to Know If You Should Take the Plunge

Thinking of becoming an entrepreneur and starting a business? Here are questions that you should be asking yourself.

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What I Know Now About Success Book Review

What I Know Now About Success Book Review

People succeed, not because they never make mistakes, but because they have the courage to overcome adversities and challenges. Even the most accomplished and successful individuals have fears and insecurities. They have their missteps as well. Read the review of the book “What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary Women to Their Younger Selves.”

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How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money Online

How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money Online

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you are a stay-at-home mom because of choice, or because you were forced out by the labor market, there are still ways for you to earn money. There are a number of opportunities online where you can stay at home and still earn income.

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Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stephanie Johnson was on bed rest for 26 weeks while pregnant with her daughter. Learn how she parlayed this experience and started Bed Rest Concierge to help pregnant women maintain their homes and lifestyles while on bed rest

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Work At Home Mom’s Guide to Saving Time

Work At Home Mom’s Guide to Saving Time

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

One precious commodity that everyone has a problem using wisely is time. One thing is for sure – we all have the same 24 hours in a day – no more, no less. However, there are things you can do to make the most of your day so that you can accomplish a lot yet […]

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