Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs on Finding Business Idea

  • 3 Types of People Every Entrepreneur Should Try to Meet

    When entrepreneurs ask me for advice, they often want to learn how to find resources to build their first product, grow their customer base, or raise money. While tactical, how-to tips are certainly important, much of the guidance I offer founders is based on one important lesson that I...
  • Fostering women leaders: A fitness test for your top team

    How do organizations foster Women Leadership initiatives? The gender gap challenge continues at senior leadership positions for women, although they represent a majority of entry-level employees at the Fortune 500 companies. The challenges are well known – but the most important question is what are the organizations doing to...
  • How creative ideas are really born

    One of my favorite things to do is pull back the veil on everyday things and see what’s really going on versus what most people think. To do that today, let’s take a look at this fascinating example of how great ideas are really born. I recently saw a...
  • Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

    There are certain topics that even some of the best journalists can’t fully grok. One of them is profitability. I find it amusing when a journalist writes an article about a prominent startup (either privately held or preparing for an IPO) and decries that, “They’re not even profitable!” I...
  • Entrepreneurship is hard and it’s not for everyone

    I’ve said it time and time again: Entrepreneurship is hard and it’s not for everyone. If, after taking a realistic personal inventory of who you are and what you want to be doing, it turns out that you are ready to take the next steps in starting a business,...
  • 17 Actionable Tips for First Time Entrepreneurs

    Starting your own business is hardly ever a smooth sail, we all know this. Come to think of it, whether you want to be an entrepreneur, a doctor or a baker, you will face a few bumps on the road. However, ruining your dough for croissants and making a...
  • Don’t Burn Out! 9 Stress-Busting Tips for Entrepreneurs

    As any entrepreneur will tell you, running your own business takes a whole lot of time and dedication. You’re in charge of executing the day-to-day tasks, the long-term strategic planning and everything in between. With all of these responsibilities, on top of your own personal obligations, succumbing to stress...
  • Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs on Finding Business Idea

    Women may have once been pigeonholed into certain professions, but no longer are they simply expected to do gender-specific jobs. Female professionals are taking control of their careers in a way that works best for them, including when and how they start their own businesses. “Everyone has to start...