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Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

| August 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

As females, we strove to burst through the Glass Ceiling in our careers. Inadvertently, somewhere along the way, it became a hostile competition among women. But competition need not be brutal. Read why women should strive to mentoring and building up other women instead of the cut-throat competition.

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Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jessica Zambarano saw the rise of the virtual assistance, business coaching and personal coaching businesses. She started her business Personal Assist U more than six years ago, providing coaching and business development services for personal assistants and virtual assistants. She hedged her bets that these businesses will catch on, and she was right! We talked with Jessica about her experiences and learnings thus far from running her business.

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Is a Home Business Right for You?

Is a Home Business Right for You?

| August 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

Do you have what it takes to work on a business from your home? The truth is, not everyone is cut out to work from home. It is not as easy as a walk in the park, as some perceive it to be or some people may tell you about. Here are five traits you need to survive a home-based business.

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Fatima Spencer: Etsy Seller Making Her Mark

Fatima Spencer: Etsy Seller Making Her Mark

| August 17, 2010

The rise of online auction sites have inspired crafters to turn their passions into a business. Fatima Spencer designs classic handmade floral accessories for everyday wear, as well as special occasions. Learn what inspired Fatima to turn her hobby into a business and the challenges she is facing.

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10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

| August 16, 2010 | 5 Comments

When making the decision to become an entrepreneur, the first question that often comes to mind is: “What business should I start?” With so many home business ideas out there, we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women entrepreneurs and work at home moms.

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10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs

10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs

| August 16, 2010 | 23 Comments

When making the decision to become an entrepreneur, the first question that often comes to mind is: “What business should I start?” With so many home business ideas out there, we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women entrepreneurs and work at home moms.

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The Biggest Mistakes Small Business Entrepreneurs Make

The Biggest Mistakes Small Business Entrepreneurs Make

| August 14, 2010 | 1 Comment

While freedom of business ownership may be the motto of entrepreneurs, only a small percentage of entrepreneurs are truly free. Instead of running their businesses, they let their businesses run them. Learn some of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make that keep them running on the wheel.

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Top 5 Ways to Get the Best Out of Your Virtual Assistants

Top 5 Ways to Get the Best Out of Your Virtual Assistants

| August 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

Outsourcing your non-core business activities to virtual assistants brings along the additional responsibility to ensure that you get the maximum out of this model. Learn how to get the best out of your virtual assistants rather it’s easy if you follow these simple yet effective tips.

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Elizabeth Bloch: Inventing an Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Product

Elizabeth Bloch: Inventing an Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Product

| August 10, 2010 | 4 Comments

Research shows that the way we sleep can add wrinkles to our face. To combat this extrinsic aging problem, Elizabeth Bloch created the Mumbani(TM) Fresh Face to protect the skin and avoid developing wrinkles while sleeping. Learn what inspired Elizabeth to invent this device and the challenges she is facing as she starts the business.

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Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

| August 1, 2010 | 10 Comments

Detours in life sometimes present new opportunities. After the death of her parents, Marion Gold dabbled in jewelry design, which was a passion of her mother. She initially thought that jewelry design will just be her hobby. We talked with Marion about how she started her jewelry design business, and the challenges she’s currently facing.

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