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

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

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

Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

Three things that will transform any woman into an entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

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)

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.
When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

The co-founder of ethical fashion startup Zady opens up about how her mother's insight has helped her decision-making process.
Franchise Players: How This Mom Joined an Industry Dominated by Men

Franchise Players: How This Mom Joined an Industry Dominated by Men

Being one of the few women in the house-painting business hasn't scared off this ProTect Painters franchisee.
Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
How a 'Yes' Mentality Helped Turn 'Yes to' Into a Major Beauty Brand

How a 'Yes' Mentality Helped Turn 'Yes to' Into a Major Beauty Brand

Joy Chen, CEO of the company behind the Yes to Carrots and Yes to Tomatoes beauty lines, shares her experience turning the once unprofitable company into a fast-growing brand.
Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

As of late, there has been a lot of news about female employees at startups. Here are a few reason to get women on board.
'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

There is still a staggering low number of female founders in the tech industry. Here is some advice on how ladies can get started.
Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Lean In, Girl Scouts of the USA and others are partnering up to bring Sheryl Sandberg's message of empowered female leadership to playgrounds and classrooms.
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