A Step-By-Step Guide to Starting an At-Home Business

Starting an at-home business on the side is an excellent way to bring in an extra bit of money in, and also help set yourself up for retirement. You don’t want to work in an office your whole life, after all, and yet many people are facing the reality of outliving their savings. By having an at-home business that is even modestly successful, you can save yourself from ever experiencing that reality. Build up a successful business, however, and you could even quit your job and make your passion … [Read more...]

INSPIRED TO ACTION Conference – March 8 – Toronto

Inspired to Action for YOU How to find the magical thinking necessary to start your small biz planning, how to find your target market, how to test-drive your idea in that market, and what steps to take next! You shouldn’t live always wanting more. That’s where we came in & created Inspired to Action for YOU Thu, 8 March 2018 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST JOEY Eaton Centre 1 Dundas St W Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z3 View Map A Celebration of Women's CODE Saves YOU 20% on Your … [Read more...]

How To Stay Organized At Work

No matter if you’re working for a company or own a business, when it comes to being organized and keeping things in order, it sometimes seems like a real challenge. You seem to be getting more and more emails and endless tasks that need to be solved in a short period of time. However, the only thing that’s on your mind is the bubbly and relaxing bath that you’re going to be taking as soon as you get back home. Even though you’re an organized and motivated person, sometimes it might be hard to … [Read more...]

How to master the art of networking

If you want to make the most of your career and take up every growth opportunity, it's essential to actively network. By meeting and getting to know people who can assist you or whom you can help in return, you can build solid, long-term business relationships and enhance your reputation in your chosen field. Networking is vital because it can increase the level of knowledge you have about an industry, help secure new clients and contracts and can even lead to job offers. The more you … [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...]

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...]

Take the Next Order: How to Strengthen Your Business’s Cash Flow

Running a business is difficult enough as it is. The market is quickly becoming more competitive due to the increasing number of small and home businesses operating today. There are more challenges to overcome and you may need to invest more time and energy in order to take your business to the success it can potentially reach. The best way to ensure success when running a business is by covering all the basics. A good system, a strong team, and an efficient workflow can really help your … [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...]

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...]

Why More Women Than Ever Are Choosing Entrepreneurship

Over the past twenty years or so, businesses which are owned and operated solely by women have dramatically increased in popularity. According to official reports, the rate of growth is at least 70% since 1997, with over nine million women-owned businesses operating in 2014 alone, an increase of almost a million new businesses when compared to the previous year. This significant growth pace, which has doubled in just three years and continues to see steady increases, has helped to generate over … [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...]

APRIL 13 – TORONTO: WEWednesdays! Celebration

‪#‎Toronto‬ Celebration: APRIL 13 - 2nd Anniversary Celebration JOIN US: TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR :) *** INSIDE "The Wine Bar" room. RSVP HERE WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women | Networking at its Best! RSVP by CITY & DATE *** PRE-REGISTER & SAVE - TICKETS: www.wewednesdays.com EMAIL FEATURED BUSINESS SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS to: wewednesdays@hotmail.com ATTENTION: SHOWCASE … [Read more...]

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