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The Simple Secrets of Successful People

The Simple Secrets of Successful People

| December 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

On a recent visit to our library’s book sale, I bought this fascinating book “The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It” by Dr. David Niven. This gem of a book presents conclusions of scientists who have studied success in all walks of life. The author […]

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Lessons from Successful Women in Design

Lessons from Successful Women in Design

| December 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Elle Decor Magazine in their November 2009 issue run a series of articles on the secrets of success of leading women in the design industry. They interviewed a number of famous business women in the field of interior design and fashion, such as Josie Natori (President and CEO of Natori Co.), interior designers Kelly Wearstler […]

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Marilla DiNatale: Starting a Jewelry Business at a Young Age

Marilla DiNatale: Starting a Jewelry Business at a Young Age

| November 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

Marilla DiNatale is a driven young entrepreneur who is already proving herself in the business of jewelry creation. At 17, she runs her own jewelry business selling unique earrings, necklaces and pendants in her Etsy.com store called Elements of Surprise by HisChild http://www.etsy.com/shop/Hischild.  Even as a child, Marilla  has always demonstrated her creativity and flair. As she […]

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Tracey De Leeuw: Online Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Tracey De Leeuw: Online Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

| November 25, 2009 | 6 Comments

Marketing on the Web has become a fundamental skill that all entrepreneurs must master. The Web has become a powerful and ubiquitous platform, that women entrepreneurs need to know how to use it to reach their target audiences.  Tracey De Leeuw is an Internet marketing expert who has been using the Web as a marketing platform since […]

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7 Tips for Balancing Life and Work During the Holidays

7 Tips for Balancing Life and Work During the Holidays

| November 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

As we’re nearing the end of the year and holidays are upon us, Bobette Kyle shares with us her tips on how to balance work and life during the holidays. Bobette is one of the cofounders of Daysteps LLC, which we recently featured in the article Daysteps: A Planner System for Women, By Women. Their company’s day planning system product encompasses many key aspects of life and helps you feel calm and capable about becoming the person you want to be. Here are Bobette’s tips:

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Sharifah Hardie: Success in the Professional Business Consulting Field

Sharifah Hardie: Success in the Professional Business Consulting Field

| November 17, 2009 | 4 Comments

Entrepreneurial success starts with the desire to be successful. However, desire is just the start: the entrepreneur has to learn how to resolve problems, identify opportunities and learn to manage resources. Sharifah Hardie’s role as a professional business consultant is to provide the expert guidance that could help the entrepreneur reach their goals.

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Daysteps: A Planner System for Women, By Women

Daysteps: A Planner System for Women, By Women

| November 15, 2009 | 5 Comments

A successful business often starts with a gem of an idea. But to succeed in the marketplace today, given the competition and the economic realities, it typically “takes a village” to implement and nurture that idea. Learn from the dynamic women founders of lifestyle planning system Daysteps.

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5 Essential Marketing Tips to Turn Existing Business into Repeat Customers

5 Essential Marketing Tips to Turn Existing Business into Repeat Customers

| November 13, 2009 | 5 Comments

If you recently started running a home business or considering running one, you will soon discover that winning new customers is much easier than keeping them as returning customers. For any home businesses whether the product is a service such as consultancy or a physical product such as an electronic device, the rate of rerunning […]

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Crissy Heron: Marketing Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs

Crissy Heron: Marketing Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs

| November 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

How important is marketing for a woman-owned small business? We talked with Crissy Heron, founder of the small business information site IndieBizChicks.com, on the role played by marketing in the success of a business. Using the ideas she has used for her women-oriented small business web site, Crissy shares the strategies and tool women entrepreneurs can adopt. Learn from this dynamic young woman:

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Krystle Walsh: Turning Her Passion for Beads and Jewelry into a Thriving Business

Krystle Walsh: Turning Her Passion for Beads and Jewelry into a Thriving Business

| November 12, 2009 | 6 Comments

Even as a kid, Krystle Walsh has always been creative. She enjoys doing craft projects, such as beadwork, jewelries, painting and other artistic creations. However, she never realized that her passion could be turned into a profitable business. It took the prodding and encouragement of her family members for her to realize that her craft products […]

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