As a woman trying to build a career, it can often seem like any detour will completely derail your forward momentum. So while of course you’d love to travel the world, the prudent thing to do is keep your head down and stay on your career path, right? Not necessarily.
When it comes to buying decisions, women tend to hold most of the clout and power. In fact, women-owned small businesses contribute more than $3 trillion annually to the U.S. economy, according to the National Women’s Business Council. Unfortunately, though, many companies fail to market effectively to women, who are considered the largest demographic to […]
When an employee decides to quit, one question they ask is “Am I still able to get my benefits?” The answer is most likely, yes.
Deciding to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams is an exciting professional milestone. Quitting a full-time job to escape the corporate world or use your creativity to make a difference comes with great emotional, as well as financial, risk though. Entrepreneurs may have all of the ambition, drive, education and intelligence to launch a startup, but without […]
As 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 […]
Running 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. […]
The 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 […]
“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 […]
Sometimes, there’s nothing better than working from home. You can lounge in your favorite, most comfortable place — in your favorite, most comfortable clothes — while plugging away at your most pressing tasks. Sounds great, right?
This time of year it’s traditional to try to stop bad habits and start good ones. In the workplace, there’s one habit of which almost every employee is guilty, regardless of your industry, job title or location: Excessive emailing. There’s no better time than the start of the New Year to rethink your relationship with email.