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“The Big 3” Impacting Women: Awareness, Opportunities, and Access

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As we seek ways to innovate the agendas that influence today’s women and throw open doors to meeting rooms around the country, what are these Big Three that need to be addressed?

How To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Isn't it comfortable to be in a comfort zone? Those behaviors that you repeat on and on as if you don't have any power of action on it are in fact very comfortable... until they are not.

Taking Accountability

I still remember going to my older son’s 3rd grade school conference. The teacher loved him and shared many wonderful stories. Then she asked about a paper that he had recently brought home.

Business plan that helps you launch

Last time, I talked about how to get started with an actionable plan at least 1 year before you launch your creative business. Now that you have taken some of those steps, you're ready to start vis...

8 Business Strategies to Find the Perfect Business Partner

According to Noam Wasserman, a professor at Harvard Business School, business partnership can bring you triumphant glory or catastrophic disaster.

How Listening To Unsolicited Advice Can Help You Be A Better Entrepreneur

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We all know the pain of someone sharing some advice that wasn’t asked for. Be it your parents, a colleague, a friend, or just a random person — anyone giving consul when you weren’t looking f...

How to Manage Your Online Reviews

Customer reviews on sites such as Yelp and Angie’s List have long posed major challenges to companies in industries like retail and hospitality. But now, customer review sites reach every industry.

Top 3 Behaviors Founders Need to Change to Be Better Leaders

While founders can be inspirational to the growth of a venture or organization, if founder exceptionalism exists within an enterprise, it may hurt everyone in the long run.

Losing My Mother Inspired Me to Help Others -- Like You

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An avalanche of grief, combined with mountains of difficult decisions to make and details to attend to, was triggered the moment I received a phone call from my brother saying "Mom's dead" one sunn...

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​Innovation: Process or Secret Sauce?

“The Big Idea” is neither and both.Ramona Liberoff heads Nielsen’s Innovation Practice. A well-recognized visionary, Liberoff has made business model innovation her strongest suit, and one spannin...

A Quick 4x4 on Success: Four Entrepreneurial Women’s Advice on Four Business Basics

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What do an intimate apparel giant, a Tony Award-winning choreographer, an American Music Award-winning rapper, and a nationally-recognized life coach have in common?

When Crowdfunding Falls Short, Try, Try Again

It’s never been easier to connect with people. Sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and GoFundMe make finding like-minded people to support your idea more feasible than ever.