THIS ISSUE: "Time to Take a Stand for Your Business”
With all the changes in today's economy we, as business owners and leaders, need to look at how we are taking a stand for our businesses. There are many ways to stand for our businesses. The following articles share insights as to how asking questions, making decisions and speaking out will help us take a stand which will result in our success.
Time to Take a Stand For Your Business... Woman Business Owners Decision Making for a New Decade
by Sharon Hadary
Today, women entrepreneurs own and run sizeable, high growth enterprises in all industries – including construction, engineering, and high tech. However, rather than emulating their men counterparts, women are embracing ever more strongly a decision-making style that is inclusive, consultative, and collaborative. Read full article.
Time to Take a Stand For Your Business... If You Don’t Ask, You Won’t Get
by Bonnie Marcus
When you raise your hand, you are sending a signal to everyone that you have the confidence to publicly state your opinion, volunteer for something, or ask a question (even at the risk of sounding clueless). Read full article.
Time to Take a Stand For Your Business... Top Ways to Make Money as a Speaker
by Susan Levin
Susan Levin shares expert strategy to take a stand for your business and make money as a speaker. She begins by addressing training opportunities, ie. a company hires you to deliver their programs to public seminar participants, or to participants all from the same private company. Read full article.
Time to Take a Stand For Your Business... The Entrepreneurial Way for Social Media
In today’s business environment, entrepreneurs are looking for new ways to reach customers. Social media can be an important part of doing more business. American Express OPEN has dedicated resources to help educate entrepreneurs about how they can leverage the latest social media tools. Get an entrepreneur's view of using social media effectively by watching a panel discussion of women entrepreneurs - Sarah Endline (sweetriot, Inc.) and Julie Goldman (The Original Runner Company). Read article and view video.
Time to Take a Stand For Your Business... What Women Leaders Can Learn from One of Baseball’s Most Controversial Owners, the Late George Steinbrenner
Can women leaders actually model some of the leadership traits of someone whose public persona elicited highly emotional responses and negative press? Leslie Grossman, cofounder of WLE thinks so. Read blog post.
Time to take a Stand for Your Business... More Women Open Businesses at Fast Rate
The Center for Women's Business Research comments on the latest figures from the Census Bureau that show women continuing to open businesses at a faster rate than men. A look at the research leaves some questions in our mind. Perhaps we should all be supporting each other at a higher rate as well. Read full article.
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