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 of the Fortune 500 List: Traits and Strategies to Learn From

Although there are plenty of female CEO's and entrepreneurs making headlines these days, historically the Fortune 500 list has been reserved mostly for males, with women only accounting for 4.4% of the list as of October, 2015. In other words, out of 500 members there were only 23 female CEOs (last year there were 24). On the bright side, Mary Barra reached #6, obtaining a higher spot than any woman CEO to come before her. These stats can motivate businesswomen everywhere to take action within … [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...]

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...]

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...]

4 Tips on How to Wow with Your Presentation

Wouldn’t it be great to walk away from a presentation knowing that you’ve absolutely nailed it? Whether you’re speaking to your clients, boss, or even the CEO, you definitely want your audience to be impressed. When you’re giving a presentation, the goal is for the people listening to you to feel motivated, impressed, and maybe even slightly jealous of your great presentation skills. However, it’s not always easy to achieve this, with loads of different obstacles which could get in the way. Read … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Successfully Marketing to Women

Over the years marketing companies hired to market products and services to women have not always crowned themselves in glory. Many marketers did not understand their audience or sent out the wrong message to potential customers. However, the marketing world has evolved. Modern businesses realize just how large and important the female market is. Some tips that will help you successfully market products and services to women include the following: Research your Market It’s never been … [Read more...]

Torontos Marketing and Sales Strategies Summit Wed, Nov 25

Toronto's Marketing & Sales Strategies Summit Wed, November 25 Are you ready to turn your hard work into consistent cash? If converting leads into sales stands in the way of your success, learn how to share what you do in a way that gets people wanting to buy. Uncover the secrets of networking, marketing and closing the deal at this live event where you’ll connect with +500 business owners. What Makes the Marketing & Sales Strategies Summit So Different? When it comes to Marketing their … [Read more...]

How to Start a Successful Networking Group for Women

In an economy where women only made 82.5 percent of men’s median earnings in 2014, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research reports, women supporting women in the professional sphere is crucial for the advancement of workplace equality, as well as provides emotional benefits. Elizabeth Mays, author of "The Get-Ahead Guide: Go from Job Zero to Successful Career Professional," knows the power of women's networking groups. “Connecting with a supportive network of successful, ambitious women can … [Read more...]

Big Business For Women Studying MBAs

In the traditionally male-dominated world of business education, women are creating a major change as around 10% more females opt to study an MBA compared to ten years ago. This new appetite for business is exciting news for industries and economies around the world as these ladies are potentially the new female leaders of our future. In America, the Harvard Business School Class of 2016 is made up of 41% women and Stanford Graduate School of Business reported enrolment of 42% women — a … [Read more...]

Charmaine Hammond, Toronto JUNE 3

Holistic Chamber of Commerce event in Toronto on June 3. I’ll be speaking about how to find corporate partners and champions to fund your mission and dreams. Please see the information about the event below. I thought this event might be of interest to you, would love to see you there." Imagine your clothing, printing and travel being provided by another business! Charmaine will show you how to do this for your business. Charmaine Hammond is an international best-selling award … [Read more...]

WEWednesdays! – Join us in Toronto MARCH 11

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women | Networking at its Best! Mission WEWednesdays! mission is to assist women to Build Business Brands! Description WEWednesdays! is an open forum for Women to Speak Out Loud. WEWednesdays! offers a platform for all women to share Their Story! WEWednesdays! will always promote a ‘mystery speaker guest’ and does not market by Head Liner. WE promotes Equality of Women Among Women. All Women have a Story, one from which all other women can … [Read more...]

FEB 11, WEWomen – Valentine Business Style!

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women | Networking at its Best! W. www.wewednesdays.com WEWomen - Valentine Business Style! FEBRUARY 11 is a Night of Business Success through LOVE WEWomen Love their Creations ... WEWomen Love their Business ... WEWomen Love their Work ... WEWomen Love their WHY !!!   RESERVE YOUR SEAT ONLINE TODAY! YOU are going to thoroughly enjoy out Mystery Speaker on this Night - yes, seriously. Business Success is truly related to … [Read more...]

Denise Morrison, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company

MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. This week we ask: How can women rise to the C-suite? The following answer is by Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company. I’m from a generation of women that shattered the glass ceiling. We didn’t wait for doors to open. The lesson I learned is that you need to open some doors for yourself in pursuit of career advancement. Here’s what I … [Read more...]

FREE Hangouts, Women’s Empowerment Experts, DEC 1-5

Join Us for a Week of FREE Presentations from leading Women’s Empowerment Experts from across North America! December 1 – 5, 2014 Do you want to feel confident and empowered in every aspect of your life? Would you like to discard the guilt and anxiety, and be filled with joy, compassion, and vitality? You NEED to sign up for the Women’s Transformation and Vitality Summit! With an amazing lineup of guest speakers, this summit is specifically geared for Empowering Women In Body, Mind … [Read more...]

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