Saturday, September 24, 2016

Are You Robbing Yourself of Entrepreneurial Success?

I can't say I do any of these.  Do you?

4 Ways Entrepreneurs (Especially Women) Unintentionally Rob Themselves of Success

Regardless, there's a nice ending:
"Listen to yourself. Live your truth. Claim your sense of knowing. It's your company. Have faith in your intuitive sense of what needs your attention, when, and why.  Trust yourself."
Screenshot:  Reina Trust Building (Michelle Reina, PhD, pictured right, and author of the above article). 

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Raising an Entrepreneurial Daughter

Is entrepreneurialism a skill that can be developed?  It's certainly a mindset.  Here are four ways you can help your daughters become entrepreneurs, not just in business, but in life.  It starts with setting an example.

4 Ways Parents Can Foster an Entrepreneurial Spirit in Their Daughters

Sunday, September 11, 2016

On Financing, Female Entrepreneurs Still Face Challenges

According to Fundera's new study, two things are a fact:
  1. Women are approved for small business financing at a lower rate than men.
  2. Women entrepreneurs also typically receive smaller loan amounts and worse loan terms than their male peers.
What's the good news?  Not much when it comes to financing for female entrepreneurs.  Consider this as well (as it relates to No. 1):  Women are half as likely as men to be approved for loans from the Small Business Administration. 

Read on.  Female Entrepreneurs Still Face an Uphill Battle with Financing

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Over-50 Entrepreneurs Have the Fire in the Gut

Are you an encore entrepreneur -- a man or woman over the age of 50?  Like any business you start, you must write down your goals if you want to achieve them.
If you want to do it and you’re willing to work hard, I’ve seen what success looks like,” she [76-year-old Elinor Arendt] said, giving an example of her willingness to work hard. Arendt said she has been lifting weights three times a day since January 1990.
For inspiration, read more:  Looking for an encore:  Over-50 entrepreneurs are focus of start-up effort