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4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in The Business Plan

Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency.

Business and Family Are All in a Day's Work For These Dynamic CEO Moms

Three female CEOs reveal how they pursue that elusive work/life balance.

The One Skill Most Entrepreneurs Need, But Often Overlook

A new book highlights how executive presence and gravitas can bridge the gap between performance and success.

Martha Stewart Slams Sheryl Sandberg: 'Too Much Time Is Spent' Leaning In

The domestic diva said SandbergÂ’s 'Lean In' philosophy misses the mark by encouraging women to take on corporate equality rather than setting their sights on entrepreneurship.

How a 10-Minute Spot on QVC Turned This Woman Into a $100 Million Cosmetics Mogul

With a unique ability to weave visual backstories and touch untold masses, QVC can serve as a transformative vehicle for entrepreneurs.

Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age

These trailblazing business owners have much to teach their contemporary counterparts about taking risks and acting independently.

How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)

A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts.

Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.

Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees

Vicki Escarra started her professional career as a flight attendant and eventually became Delta's first female executive. Today, she heads up a global finance network for entrepreneurs in underprivileged countries around the world. Here's what she's learned along the way.

Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

Three things that will transform any woman into an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

You weren't afraid of risk when you launched your business, now take the risk of trusting your team to help you grow it.

You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic)

Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up.

Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses

West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life.

10 Apologies I Will Never Again Make as a Startup CEO

A woman entrepreneur shares her unconventional launch experience, not fitting the typical tech-entrepreneur mold, as a marketer not a programmer.

Franchise Players: A Temp Works Her Way to the Top

When Renee Rodriquez started as a temp at Express Employment Professionals, she never expected she'd someday become a franchisee herself.

A Provocative T-Shirt Becomes an Entrepreneurial Pursuit

An edgy apparel line has become empowerment platform, especially for female business owners.

Eager to Start Another Business? 6 Things You Need to Keep in Mind.

It's easy to get caught up in the romance of the first time. Here's some advice to consider before you leap into your second act.

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Join a Startup

Beyond the glitz and hype, a new businesses may present a certain gritty reality. Steer clear if you're not prepared.

5 Essential Steps to Achieving Balance as a Mom Running a Business

Yearning for a better mix between professional and personal life as a parent? Some find the answer in overseeing a business.

How Dell's Entrepreneur-In-Residence Wants to Empower a Billion Women

Ingrid Vanderveldt had a dream to empower 1 billion women by 2020. Dell helped her take that goal to a global level.

Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs

A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials.

What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Female Entrepreneur

The co-founder of Zady discusses how her mother's advice has helped get her through some of the bumps in the startup road -- especially when dealing with gender bias.
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