The company, inspired by Jean Nidetch's own weight loss struggles, went public in 1968 and was purchased by Heinz for $71 million a decade later.
Social Media Marketing
Social platforms -- and the ability to get personal -- are powerful tools for women entrepreneurs.
Women remain a minority among entrepreneurs but there is increasing attention on leveling the playing field.
Check out which women are making major bank in the tech sector.
Six traits that will help you surmount the challenges of a diversity-starved workplace.
America's Small Business Heroes
Their mission is to help the women of Ghana start businesses that solve an age-old crisis: the shortage of clean water.
Done thoughtfully, bringing children to work expands their sense of what is possible and gives adults a unique perspective on office life.
Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Embrace your crazy and realize that making money is like broccoli. Say, what? Keep reading.
Adaptability, courage, drive and grit have been the hallmarks of the best entrepreneurs throughout the ages.
Persuasion propels a leader forward. The good news: Persuasion is a major strength for women.
In 2005, Susan Petersen and her husband felt like an $86 income tax refund was enough to make them rich. Today, she's at the helm of a multimillion-dollar business. Here's what that ride felt like.
If you can embody Oakley's spirit in the boardroom, you'll go far.
Rachel Zietz is the founder and owner of Gladiator Lacrosse. In school, sales and sports, she plays to win.
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