Tag: women entrepreneur

Holli Harris: Creating Tailored Clothing for Nursing Moms

| August 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
Holli Harris: Creating Tailored Clothing for Nursing Moms

Holli Harris, designer and founder of HadleyStilwell, as created a mom-focused clothing line for breastfeeding and pumping appropriate for the boardroom or the playground. Learn how she jumpstarted the business, challenges she faces and her plans for making it grow.

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How Families Affect Women Entrepreneurs

| August 2, 2011 | 1 Comment
How Families Affect Women Entrepreneurs

Family and entrepreneurship don’t mix well. For women entrepreneurs, to mix them is not impossible, but it’s definitely not easy.

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Are You Really the CEO of You?

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Comment
Are You Really the CEO of You?

in order to accept the role of CEO of You, you must first accept the importance of taking responsibility for you and spending time on you. If not, you are “letting things happen instead of making things happen for you.”

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Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

| September 12, 2010 | 4 Comments
Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

Lane Nemeth is one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs today. She founded Discovery Toys in 1978, a direct sales business of educational and fun toys for children, growing it to more than $100 million in sales. Now, she heads Petlane, another direct sales business, this time focusing on the pet industry. Learn about her road to success.

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Charming KEYper: Inventing a Key or Cell Phone Finding Device

| August 27, 2010 | 0 Comments
Charming KEYper: Inventing a Key or Cell Phone Finding Device

During tough times, you have two options: quickly increase your income or decrease your expenses. Sisters Staci Douglas and Kim Mack chose to find ways to increase their incomes by starting a business. They invented a key (or cell phone) finding device called Charming KEYper.

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Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

| August 21, 2010 | 0 Comments
Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

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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Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

| August 1, 2010 | 10 Comments
Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

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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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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Bheestie Bags: Women-Invented Electronics-Drying Product

| June 17, 2010 | 1 Comment
Bheestie Bags: Women-Invented Electronics-Drying Product

Ever had any of your electronic gadgets falling into the water and becoming non-functional? Two sisters in the Oregon area Karen Wildman and Lisa Holmes invented an electronics drying product called Bheestie Bag designed to absorb the water from the gadgets to bring it back to life. Learn how they got the idea for their product.

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Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

The massive success of Liz Lange, founder of the designer maternity line that carries her name, is a result of Lange’s predisposition to following her instincts.

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