Getting more women up on stage at conferences, especially in tech fields, is important. We can all agree on that. But recently, I read a post that has got me thinking about what really needs to happen to make it happen. I’m not going to link to that post, because it’s a bit incendiary — [...]
Happy New Year, folks! Time just flies doesn’t it? I hope you had a wonderful, safe and happy holiday break. Now that our celebration with our sponsor is over, it’s time for us to resume our equally enjoyable regular Women Grow Business activities. Seems like just a minute ago it was November and we were [...]
I’m old-fashioned. I love writing out tons of holiday cards — by hand, even! I make a giant Thanksgiving dinner and invite everyone I know. It’s part of my particular version of the holiday spirit. I may not celebrate Christmas, but November and December at my house are plenty of fun. Plenty of business gets [...]
There are days that I want to throw tantrums about my business: full on, lay on the floor and scream like a two year old tantrums. I get frustrated by the fact that I know where my business can go, but it isn’t there yet. It’s not even a question of patience: I know how [...]
There’s a lot of advice out on the internet suggesting how you can attract more readers to your business. One piece, in particular, strikes me again and again, as I think about it in terms of my business as a whole. It’s a relatively simple suggestion: you should put a picture of yourself on [...]
Are family businesses started, more often than not, by men?
A 16-year-old’s summer job teaches both the teenager and her employer – who’s also her sister – new things.