All posts filed under: Entrepreneurship

How Having A “Just Do It” Attitude Can Empower You

It’s a known saying that those who are willing to succeed must be willing to fail, and that might be repeatedly. But having a determined attitude separates a successful woman from the pack because obtaining goals takes some serious work and rearranging. ( Let’s be real- more work comes with big dreams.)  There are two cards that you are dealt: suffer the long but temporary road of hard work and grit, or give up and be okay with whatever life hands you. The only difference is one has a happier ending, and nothing can replace the feeling of reaching a goal that you’ve worked so hard for. Having a determined, and focused mindset can lead you to many of life’s blessings that are just waiting for you. ( I assure you, you will make it!)  But you can continue to persevere in the jungle of life’s battlefield if you always keep these smart pointers in mind. Ambition – Keep It Alive “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” – Bill Bradley A woman lacking ambition will never achieve the …

The Art of Balance : Being A Business Woman 101

The art of balance is something that has been talked about so frequently amongst career women that you could Google this very topic and I’m sure a million articles will pop up through the search engine. One of my favorite quotes by Oprah Winfrey always stands out when I think of the complexity of juggling different hats. “You can have it all, but not all at once.” For many women, this statement can be a reoccurring ponder in your head. In the mist of conference calls, frequent flyer miles, studying for licenses and late night evenings going over client work; the dust settles. Then that daunting thought comes floating across your mind once again. In fact the further that my career has advance, I continue to find the answer in response to that ponder. I now understand that there will be moments where it will be a 80/20 percentile and that’s perfectly perfect. Rest in knowing that it’s okay that you will not be superb at everything all at once. Don’t Compare Your Life To Another “Every one of our lives …

Hey Boss Lady! Here Are A Few Reasons Why Women Make Great Entrepreneurs

Ah, to be an aspiring entrepreneur! I remember clocking in for work at my first retail job as a sales associate at 16 years old, and remember thinking I need to build something of my own. Point blank, I was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and it never let up! You ever heard of the saying, your dreams are not big enough if they don’t scare you? Well, I’ve always feverishly chased after mine, and that has included moving to a completely different state to pursue them as well. My dreams never scared me, but they did inspire me to keep pushing myself, so that I could accomplish my purpose. Everyday there are women that are feverishly working towards their goals, big and small. Without a doubt, with faith and a good sense of perseverance you can add momentum to your accomplishments so that you’re the girl boss you’ve always dreamed to be! Women Entrepreneurs Understand Their Passions Comprising for almost over half of businesses today, women are setting new standards from the traditional entrepreneur. …

Business Plans : The Key Element In What Investors Are Looking For

So you’re a new start-up and you’ve been working day and night to perfect your business plan. You need a loan of credit to get you started and you seem to think that your business plan is rock solid. You have a good look on your potential customer base, market demographic is established, products and services looks good too. However, is your business plan strong enough to catch the eye of investors and make them interested in partnering with you on your business? Investors are accustomed to hearing about new business ideals, continuously. It’s what they do for a living and making sure you have the things that they are looking for, in your business presentation, can either make or break you on a partnership deal. 1. Have You Established Revenues and Sales From Your Business Already  Investors are taking a risk when they monetary invest in companies. Before they invest in your business, they want to see financial projections of what your business has already done. Have you expanded on distribution with new stores …