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Candace Nelson: Sweet Success with Cupcakes

| April 15, 2009 | 13 Comments
Candace Nelson: Sweet Success with Cupcakes

Sometimes success can be found only after changing career directions.
Candace Nelson was a former investment banker who realized, after losing her job in the dot-com bust, that her life’s passion is baking. Candace then traded her suits to a baker’s uniform and found culinary success with her cupcakes.

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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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Real You: Business Advice to Women Entrepreneurs

| June 25, 2008 | 3 Comments
Real You: Business Advice to Women Entrepreneurs

In her book Real You Incorporated, Kaira Sturdivant Rouda offers business advice to women entrepreneurs, including work-life balance, and celebrates their natural entrepreneurial bent.

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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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Jenny Lefcourt: Online Wedding Business Pioneer

| March 24, 2006 | 5 Comments
Jenny Lefcourt: Online Wedding Business Pioneer

Jenny Lefcourt is one of the first visionaries who saw the potential of the Web for the wedding business. After leading WeddingChannel.com to success, she is revolutionizing the wedding photography business with her new venture Bella Pictures.

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