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3 Strategies to Secure Your Home Office

3 Strategies to Secure Your Home OfficeAs a female entrepreneur, you've likely invested a small fortune in a cache of technology, specialized tools and furniture to craft a home office where you love to work.

But it could all disappear in an instant at the hands of a greedy burglar. Protect yourself and your business by taking the following measures to secure your home office.


How to Minimize Costs at Your Startup

Women Starting UpRunning a startup means wearing a lot of hats. You're a busy woman, and you have to worry about finances, product, hiring and investors. One of the things you learn about being an entrepreneur is just how much decision making and legwork there is to do before you can even begin to run your business. Finding the right account system, figuring out if you're large enough to need an enterprise resource program and documenting how you onboard new employees are all things that might not be on your to-do list as an executive, yet.

But there's a method to be found in all the madness. There are tools out there to help you run your business efficiently without having to spend an arm and a leg. They'll scale up with you as you grow, bringing in the resources and volume that you need after you get to a certain size. Here are a few of these tools we've found that are working for fellow female entrepreneurs:


What Do Startups Really Need to Thrive?

Beginning your startupThe startup scene in Asia is on the rise, from big players like Singapore and Tokyo to newer hubs like Shanghai and Shenzhen. Startup hubs like Silicon Valley got a bit of a head start on Asian startup ecosystems, as they’ve been called.

Having such an ecosystem, however, may not be vital to starting a successful new business. Asian startups probably don’t have to be in the U.S. or even near prominent Asian cities to get results. After all, Silicon Valley didn’t start out with a preplanned ecosystem and costs, as well as the barrier to entry, are lower too. The internet, while not the answer to everything, can help by connecting businesses with customers, investors and workers around the world.

If an established ecosystem, or even a physical office, aren’t necessary to launch a startup, then what does one really need to thrive?


Women's Workplace Etiquette Rules for 2017

Workplace Success Etiquette"If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people." -Tom Leary

According to social media, 2017 will be a selfish year and people will be focusing on their interests and goals. Investing their energy on themselves, seems like it will be very bleak year for showing personal interest to others. But do we want to bring this new social norm into our workplace?


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