Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Another woman takes the plunge ... that is, to entrepreneurship

In baltimoresun.com

For 16 years, Kimberly Harden worked a 9-to-5 job that gave her little satisfaction.

But she also ran a wedding -- and event-planning business on the side for 11 of those years -- work she found fulfilling and exciting. In 2004, she took the leap of leaving behind the administrative job and making her business a full-time career.

"I understood that my passion is what I'm doing now," said Harden, 39, who owns Majestic Day LLC. "And I'm satisfied."

For reasons as varied as flexible schedules, work-family balance and job and financial security, more women like Harden are diving into owning and operating their own businesses.

Read the article here: Women Inc. Thriving in Region

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