Category: Career, Business & Money

7 Leadership Tips for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Tips for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs The world of entrepreneurship can be overwhelming and difficult to navigate—especially if you’re taking on a leadership role for the first time. While there is plenty of information out there about how to be a good manager and how to bring your team together, there isn’t nearly enough that focuses on you, the leader. Here are some tips for setting yourself up for success: Do it for you While it’s important to have business goals, and equally important to make sure your team has everything they need, many women find themselves worrying about accommodating...

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6 Tips for Budding Women Entrepreneurs

6 Tips for Budding Women Entrepreneurs An increasing number of women are leaving their jobs these days- not to stay at home and be housewives or stay-at-home moms, but to be their own boss! With over 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the United States, you sure have a lot of company if you’re planning to leave your job in favor of owning your own business. Of course, starting a business is no child’s play and one has to be prepared to work a lot harder to see one’s business succeed. Don’t let this scare you; if you do the...

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Breaking the Mold of Motherhood

Breaking the Mold of Motherhood I can still see the look of shock on an acquaintance’s face when they discovered I was a mother.  “Where is your son?” they asked me, quizzically… seeming completely confused by the fact that no toys lined my kitchen floor. “He lives with his Dad in Canada” I responded… waiting to see if they would repeat the common look of surprise and discomfort that accompanies this reply. Sure enough, there it was.  Confusion. Mind Boggled.  Not quite sure what to say. Now I’ve been through this many times and it has become one of...

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Decoding the Style of Famous Women Entrepreneurs and Business Magnates

Decoding the Style of Famous Women Entrepreneurs They came, they saw, they conquered! Incredible intelligence, distinctive personalities and sharp foresight make these women dynamic leaders, hard-core go-getters, and forces to reckon with in their areas of expertise. Their professional skills are lauded everywhere, they make it to the most powerful lists consistently, and they are front-page news. However their reason for recall here is not their professional excellence, but their fashion-forward, chic and classy sartorial choices. Let us peek into the style of these true epitomes of power dressing from different walks of life. Marissa Mayer Yahoo’s new CEO...

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The Absurdity of Retail Merchandisers

The Absurdity of Retail Merchandisers First of all, please allow me to answer why I would join this site to post opinions when it is obviously entitled “Here WOMEN Talk”.  I did so because I like to express opinions and because this appears to be a site which allows me to do so.  Further, I am personally acquainted with a couple of the members of this site for whom I have a deep respect.  So, I am adding my man’s point of view to certain issues that trip by radar. Today, being two days before Thanksgiving, which I have...

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Are Your Actions Working to Help You Succeed?

Are Your Actions Working to Help You Succeed? Wow!  I keep discovering new things.  When I was a kid I thought people over the age of 65 knew who they were “period end of sentence” (as a friend of mine would say).  How wrong I was!  Parents often tell kids, “Listen to Grandma! She’s older and she’s lived. She knows what to do!” I now know that although Grandma may have known how to do many, many, many things – she may not have had the best answer for every decision five year old Me needed to make. She...

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