Loading

August 2009

by Jill Foster on August 31, 2009

Taxes? Legal Liability? Growth Options? The Formalities of Forming a Business

by Jill Foster on August 31, 2009

Guest post by Shana Glickfield, regular guest contributor to Women Grow Business and Founder of DC Concierge. Effective just recently, Shana’s company directs the online community for NextGenWeb, the blog of USTelecom (a broadband association). Shana can be reached at www.twitter.com/dcconcierge. Looking first at legal and tax steps Before you start reaping the benefits of [...]

by Jill Foster on August 28, 2009

Quick Reminder (you're invited!): WIRED's Chris Anderson, Small Biz Talks, and More

by Jill Foster on August 28, 2009

Quick reminder on some great news! A range of Women Grow Business bloggers are scheduled to present at the first GrowSmartBiz Conference this September. …agenda to be released soon so please check back shortly! And(!) WIRED’s Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson, also great author of The Longest Tail and Free will keynote the event. So get ready [...]

by Jill Foster on August 28, 2009

On Bold Entrepreneurship (and Living!): Notes on Taking the Plunge

by Jill Foster on August 28, 2009

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do? …like start a business or change your focus? Recently, I was at a cocktail party talking with a woman about her job. She seemed genuinely upset about how her life was going and wanted to change direction but seemed stymied about making any changes. We then talked [...]

by Jill Foster on August 27, 2009

Toward 1 Million: Fundraiser Impacts Resources, Leadership, and Mentoring for Girls (video chat)

by Jill Foster on August 27, 2009

It was a recent pleasure attending a fundraiser / panel event and reception for the Hot Mommas Project. Motivating to see: 3 minute video chat Hot Mommas’ Founder Kathy Korman Frey talked shop on the goals for this event and where the project was headed in regard to women’s entrepreneurial leadership. Thanks for the time [...]

by Jill Foster on August 26, 2009

Community Building Breakthroughs and Social Media: I asked 'Do I Really Value People?'

by Jill Foster on August 26, 2009

Imagine the scene: a cocktail party You are at a cocktail party walking through a crowd of nicely dressed people. You take a seat at a table nearby. A cacophony of conversations surrounds you. You hear familiar voices and some new ones emerge. A question here, a response there, you listen as multiple streams of [...]

by Jill Foster on August 25, 2009

As an Entrepreneur, Imagination Is a Cornerstone of My Success

by Jill Foster on August 25, 2009

Today’s society leaves us little time to indulge in the beautiful pastime of daydreaming…of imagining. We’re connected and online 24/7, our days are overscheduled, and downtime for many people seems non-existent. An endangered species: daydream While productivity has increased in many ways, there have been several casualties of today’s unprecedented pace. One of the endangered [...]

by Jill Foster on August 24, 2009

Business Owners and Tech Pros Welcome 9/17th: the first Women In Technology Expo

by Jill Foster on August 24, 2009

This looks to be a fantastic resource for the region. And I look forward to attending (and seeing you there?!). Thanks to Kathy Harman, Women In Technology’s Board member for sharing this info. Showcase your cutting edge technology Apply to get your innovative tech in front of DC’s business owners, executives and tech professionals at [...]