Tag: self employment

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

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

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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There’s Business in Divorce

| July 11, 2010 | 7 Comments
There’s Business in Divorce

Around the world, it is estimated that there are about 5.676 million divorces per year around the world. Given the huge market, some entrepreneurs are starting businesses that cater to those who are undergoing through divorce. Learn some business ideas that target the market of divorcees, many of which are aimed to helping those move forward in their lives.

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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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Virginia Ritacco: Personalizing Kids’ Stories with StickieStory

| October 20, 2009 | 2 Comments
Virginia Ritacco: Personalizing Kids’ Stories with StickieStory

Virginia Ritacco is a creative young woman living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When her first nephew was born in another part of the country, all she wanted was to ensure that she remains part of his young life, despite the distance. She sent him special story books, with pictures of herself, the boy and other members of […]

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Johnita Glover and Tracy Jackson: Success in Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

| October 15, 2009 | 3 Comments
Johnita Glover and Tracy Jackson: Success in Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

The virtual assistant business is one of the fastest growing online home-based businesses today. Many businesses need highly skilled professionals to provide administrative support and other specialized services, yet may not have the resources to hire full time staffs or the time to do all the things that needs to be done. Johnita Glover and […]

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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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