Women In Business

7 Ways to Use Age to Your Advantage When Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Older adults are finding that starting a business can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of their time, counter workplace ageism, and in some cases, make a lot more money. “In the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, and Australia, 50+-year-olds are …

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Working Moms Have Two Jobs: Here’s How to Stay Balanced and Sane

Do you think your work-life would be easier if you married a billionaire? Forget it. Even Melinda Gates had to ask her husband to drop off their kids at school. Other than the difference of a few billion dollars, I’ll bet your life isn’t that much different from Melinda’s life. When you are a working …

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3 Rules for Business Success as a Woman Entrepreneur

As the founder and CEO of Garnysh, a Silicon Valley-based fitness and technology company, I know a thing or two about surviving in business. And as a woman entrepreneur, I’m even more knowledgeable about the challenges female entrepreneurs face in that cutthroat world. Here are what I consider to be three rules for business success …

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Why I Don’t Like Being Labeled a Female Entrepreneur

No, this post isn’t about gender identity—it’s about how arbitrary I find the labels “female entrepreneur” and “woman entrepreneur.” People like to create two categories for business owners: entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs. I have never understood why the two have to be separated.  Haven’t we reached the point in our society where we’ve stopped delineating …

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5 Essential Steps for Women Who Want to Become Entrepreneurs

I am often inspired by the dedication and tenacity of women entrepreneurs. Women start their businesses for a variety of reasons. According to research by SCORE, millennial women are often driven by market opportunity while baby boomers are driven by necessity. But regardless of the age group or primary driver, there are some universal considerations …

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Women Entrepreneurs: 3 Smart Ways to Self-Fund a New Business

How do women entrepreneurs finance their small businesses in 2019? According to the 650 female small business owners surveyed in Visa’s State of Female Entrepreneurship study, 61% chose to self-fund their own startup. The decision to self-fund, according to the report, is one that the majority of women in business often make out of necessity. …

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