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6 Important Business Email Templates

6 Important Business Email Templates

Do you ever open your least favorite client’s email, think about punching him, close the email, and then stew about it the rest of the day (without ever responding)? Do you wonder if you’re being too direct? Or…

Using Credit Card Debt to Invest in a Business

Using Credit Card Debt to Invest in a Business

I’m usually debt resistant for all the obvious reasons: Too much ill-managed debt kills your credit score, which costs you in high interest rates and is a sign of poor money management and living beyond one&rsquo…

Why I’m Starting a Second Business

Why I’m Starting a Second Business

“Focus.”
“Get one thing right.”
“You can be a serial entrepreneur — after you sell your first company.”

All good advice, and mantras of many a startup scene. The fast-paced worlds of tech…

How to Balance Business Travel as a Mom

How to Balance Business Travel as a Mom

“Just wait until you become a mom.”

Critics thought it premature for me to have and voice opinions about stay-at-home parenting before becoming a mother. Indeed, midway through my pregnancy I shared several reasons why, in…

(L)Earning What I’m Worth

(L)Earning What I’m Worth

I told myself, “If other women can figure out how to make money working from home, then surely I can too.”

It was the summer of 2008. Two days before this realization, I received a phone call that…

Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Making extra money is always a bonus. No contest.

Here are 6 simple side gigs to get you started:
 

1. Start Consulting
The Second Shift, founded in 2014, addresses the needs of highly skilled professional women seeking flexible…

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Holidays

The 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…

Challenges to Starting an Online Business

Challenges to Starting an Online Business

I was at Costco, observing a man purchase 25 gallons of milk. Based on the rest of his shopping cart, I assumed it was for resale at his convenience store. Out of nowhere, I was overtaken by full-body goosebumps…

8 Reasons to Lead in the Workplace

8 Reasons to Lead in the Workplace

The landscape for working women is rapidly changing: An increasing number of American women are the primary breadwinners in their families, and women are replacing male CEOs at a rate of 70 percent. But despite tremendous shifts in women&rsquo…

Common Contract Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Common Contract Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Being your own boss has lots of appeal, of course. But it also means you’re responsible for drumming up your own projects and handling the jargon-filled contracts for services rendered.

“People often don’t fully read the contract…

Marketing – Product Launch Strategy

Marketing – Product Launch Strategy

This is a time of year when many business owners are thinking about what’s next in their businesses. And for you, that might be your “Next Big Thing.” It’s a product, program, or service…

When Working for Myself Lost Its Glamour

When Working for Myself Lost Its Glamour

I always knew I’d become a writer.

My eyes were somewhat starry. I thought I’d get a journalism degree, graduate, and immediately become Carrie Bradshaw. The reality was that right out of college, I landed a…

Common Struggles All Entrepreneurs Face

Common Struggles All Entrepreneurs Face

Over time, I’ve noticed a pattern with the overachieving women entrepreneurs I coach or mentor: They all want to know about the mistakes I’ve made.

For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out why…