BOLD ACTION 2017 Conference, NOV 17

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM EST Four Points by Sheraton 6090 Dixie Rd, Mississauga This year's theme is BOLD ACTION 2017 This year's conference features the best minds in mindset, sales, and marketing to help you build your business and experience phenomenal success. Discover what to focus on to get more clients in less time Learn the 5 most effective P's to follow and the do's and don'ts behind engaging and effective social storytelling on various platforms including … [Read more...]

Going Beyond the Bank: A Female Entrepreneur

There remains a lot of unfamiliarity with financing options available to businesses, more specifically female entrepreneurs. Securing finance in any economic climate can be daunting, whether it is for expansion plans or an initial startup. However, with the use of comparison sites, women can now see a range of options available to them beyond traditional bank lending. Impact of Unawareness According to research done by Just Cash Flow, almost 35% of female entrepreneurs continue to … [Read more...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Start Freelancing: 5 Tips for Women

A career in freelancing brings a multitude of perks for professionals, like being your own boss, managing your own schedule and the freedom to work from anywhere. It's a growing career path and the Intuit 2020 Report estimates that contingent work is expected to exceed 40 percent of the workforce by 2020. But women especially thrive as freelancers because they can establish their own career trajectory that’s not manipulated by gender inequities like pay, workplace sexism and sexual … [Read more...]

SUMMER NETWORKING BASH – TORONTO Aug 16

SUMMER NETWORKING BASH Wed, Aug 16 @ The Old Mill Toronto www.SummerNetworkingBash.com Turn the slowest month of the year into your busiest at the summer’s largest networking event on Wed, August 16, 2017 at the Old Mill, 21 Old Mill St, Toronto. Join +1,000 business owners and professionals and make meaningful, highly probable and profitable connections. The event features: *Referral Breakfast with 200 potential referral partners *Keynote speakers Camilita Nuttall, If Your … [Read more...]

Take control and become your own boss

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to give up the office job and become your own boss? It might sound like the ideal situation, being able to be at home with a cup of coffee working in your pajamas. However, there is more to it than that; it can be hard work, and you will have to do all the jobs that others would normally do for you. Financial Independence One of the first things you need to know before you become your own boss is whether you can survive with the income you … [Read more...]

How Big Data is Changing Businesses

Any company looking to the future must start focusing on big data. It has changed the business operations of many companies across the globe, and it shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. So, whether you run a large or small organization, it is worth looking at the diverse ways big data can transform your business. Improved Business Intelligence If you want to become a successful businesswoman, you can use big data to analyze your operations. Business intelligence is now providing … [Read more...]

Reasons To Make Your Business Official

Let Your Female-Run Business Roar It can be difficult to conduct a business that’s privately owned, especially if you’re a woman. Oftentimes the business community will refrain from properly respecting your operation for one reason or another, so if you want to ensure you get the exposure you deserve, it is imperative that you dot your “i’s” and cross your “t’s”. Additionally, you want your business to be as visible as possible. The greater the visibility on the internet, the more … [Read more...]

It Is Time for Your Home Business to Accept Credit Card Payments?

Running a home business is one of the best ways to achieve so much while still assuming the role of a fulltime, stay-at-home mother. If you’ve been selling products and services online and developing a home business of your own, you will know that there are a lot of challenges involved in making the business a success. One of the easiest ways to boost sales, according to studies complied by Rutgers Online and its Business Administration degree program, is by accepting credit cards and mobile … [Read more...]

The Top 5 College Majors for Women

Have you ever wondered what the top college majors are for women, in particular? Well, the short list of five majors below will help you gain some insight into what most women are choosing as their career path. 1. Nursing Nursing is a vast field, with so many different types of nursing positions that can be filled. You can, for example, become an oncology nurse so you can work with cancer patients, or you can work in the maternity ward and help with newborn babies. From emergency room … [Read more...]

Minority Women Are the Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Entrepreneurs play a massive role in the country’s success, bringing with them new ideas and ways of business. What’s really exciting as of late is that minority women are in fact the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. Women are stepping out into the business world like never before and are truly a force to be reckoned with, as the numbers show. This means women are now bringing their ideas to fruition, securing financing on their own from banks and places such as … [Read more...]

Happy Women’s Small Business Month

If you are a woman who is interested in starting or is currently running your own business, the next two weeks are dedicated to you! Join us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about our resources and the amazing women who used them to start and grow their businesses. When to Change Your Business Plan‏ Sometimes you need to stick to your business plan to make it work. Even a mediocre strategy consistently executed over time is better than a series of brilliant strategies that keep going … [Read more...]

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Development (ILO-WED) programme has been empowering women entrepreneurs in developing countries and supporting them in starting and growing their businesses since the mid-2000s. The programme works with service providers promoting entrepreneurship development (financial, non-financial, public, private, associative, freelance etc.) and builds their capacity to better support women entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. It also works towards creating a … [Read more...]

Overcoming Fear of “Entrepreneurship”

Mary Kipsang’ lives in Mitume area within Trans Nzoia County Rift Valley, Kenya. She is one of those women entrepreneurs who have always dreamed of venturing into a business but were scared of failure. This fear was mainly nurtured by the lack of sufficient capital and business knowledge. After some period of unemployment, she decided to attend a workshop called Jitihada Business Plan Training for Entrepreneurs during which she closely interacted with some of the participants. She was inspired … [Read more...]

“Her Goals, Her Future”, Sustainable Development Goals

On May 16, over 5,000 people from around the world (leaders, advocates, policymakers, journalists, and researchers) will descend upon Copenhagen for the fourth Women Deliver conference. In the world of international development, any conference that includes thousands of people, no matter how interesting or important the focus, is likely to receive some degree of criticism –ranging from questions about usefulness, cost, and objectives to outright eye rolling. But there are times when a … [Read more...]

Female Entrepreneurs, Successful in South Africa

It’s 4 a.m. and while her children sleep, Angel is already up baking scones and cake while simultaneously whipping up beef and chicken stews—all to be sold by her mother, 49-year-old entrepreneur Mbali Luvuno, who will open the family shop at 8 a.m. Located at a taxi stand in Vosloorus community, close to Johannesburg, South Africa, “Mbali’s Fast Food” catering and takeaway offers sweets, snacks and home-cooked lunch meals to drivers and commuters alike. Without understanding how to price … [Read more...]

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