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Disrupt Your Usual Gift Cycle

Ah, gift-giving season: It’s as American as football and apple pie. Or, in the parlance of startups, something so established that it’s ripe for disruption. That’s what I’m doing this year: disrupting my gifting circles and cycles. The same way...

Become a More Powerful Negotiator

Running your own business involves endless negotiations, from investor pitches to employee salaries. While research shows that women in the workplace tend to negotiate far less often than their male counterparts, a new study found that women face...

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Holidays

Balance. It’s a buzzy word. But for many entrepreneurs, the mere thought of balance during the holiday season is stressful in and of itself. Running a business is crazy enough without also striving to see family, cook treats, wrangle parties and...

How Will Declaring Personal Bankruptcy Affect My Business?

“I’m only 29 years old, but I purchased a car with a high-interest rate and am now behind in my payments and may have to declare bankruptcy. I finally settled down in Georgia after moving from one state to another trying to find the right career....

Meet 6 Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World

CEOs are frequently seen as profit-driven with a laser-beam focus on the bottom line. But many female entrepreneurs have another goal in mind: According to a University of Cincinnati study, women are more likely than men to use business as a...

What Makes a Business Most Likely to Succeed?

So you say you want to start a business, but what are its chances of survival? What types of businesses are voted “Most Likely To Succeed”? More importantly, what skills can you acquire to make sure your business can ride out tough times? Small...

Doing Business in Paradise: Meet 5 Enterprising Entrepreneurs

Isla Mujeres is a small Caribbean island off the coast of Cancun, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Its name directly translates into the “Island of Women” and the island is known to be an ancient place of worship for the Mayan goddess...

Why New Businesses Fail (and How to Beat the Odds)

Have you ever met a new entrepreneur? Passion and determination just oozes out of them, along with a “no one can stop me” attitude.  I love their energy and excitement, but I enjoy their giddiness with a grain of salt. I’ve worked with new...

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