Tag: entrepreneurship

Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

| January 23, 2010 | 7 Comments
Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

Bianca Whitfield just got divorced and became a single parent. Looking forward to a new life with her daughter, she decided to start an accounting and financial consulting business. Learn how she overcome the obstacles she faced when starting her business, and how she grew her the business out of her bedroom.

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Sharifah Hardie: Success in the Professional Business Consulting Field

| November 17, 2009 | 4 Comments
Sharifah Hardie: Success in the Professional Business Consulting Field

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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Lisa Rudes-Sandel: Success in Niche Jeans Market

| March 14, 2009 | 79 Comments
Lisa Rudes-Sandel: Success in Niche Jeans Market

Lisa Rudes Sandel had tried different types of diets and exercise, but she could not flatten her stomach. Hence, she was often pushed to buying jeans three sizes bigger to find one that fit her body. Instead of complaining, this daughter of the founder of a popular women’s denim and sportswear label (St. Germain) saw a busines opportunity. In 2003 with her sister Leslie, she started a company called Not Your Daughter’s Jeans creating jeans for women over 40 with womanly bodies. A name thought out by her father, Rudes-Sandel jeans line is for the often-ignored baby boomer women, not for the waif-thin young girls and perfect-bodied glamazons.

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Richard Branson: Keys to Success

| January 4, 2008 | 44 Comments
Richard Branson: Keys to Success

Richard Branson, CEO of the Virgin Group of Companies, shared the keys to his entrepreneurial success in a recent magazine interview (Playboy, January 2009, pp. 39-46): Hiring great people and keeping them happy. If your staff is inspired and enjoying their work, they’ll do what it takes to make the company succeed. In a nutshell, […]

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Alison Liebeskind: Making a Mark in the Fashion Industry

| May 15, 2006 | 1 Comment
Alison Liebeskind: Making a Mark in the Fashion Industry

Alison Leibeskind, founder and creative force of knitwear fashion accessories company, combines her vast knowledge of visual arts with a solid understanding of her market to push her business to success.

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Women and Entrepreneurship

| May 26, 2005 | 0 Comments
Women and Entrepreneurship

What motivates women to pursue self-employment and start their own businesses? We interviewed Kimberly Yorio and Caitlin Friedman, authors of the book “The Girl’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business” to give us insights on women and entrepreneurship.

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