Year: 2019
Public Perception Finally Agrees: Women are as Competent as Men

By Anne Stych, BizWomen Public perception has finally caught up with the idea that women are as competent as men — or even more so, a new study found. The increased confidence in women’s abilities over several decades has been

How I became the CFO of my own life

By Phyllis Newhouse, CEO of Xtreme Solutions, Inc. How engaged are you in your finances? Some avoid dealing with their personal finances because they experience financial fear or believe they lack expertise, with many married women today still leaving investments and money management

Better Benefits Means A Better Bottom Line

By Geri Stengel, Forbes The number one concern of million-dollar-plus women-led businesses is talent recruitment and retention, according to the 2019 EY WPO Business Outlook. More than one third of respondents— 37%  — said that attracting and retaining talent was a challenge.

From Project To Movement: Unleashing The Potential Of Business Transformation

By Maril MacDonald, Founder & CEO of Gagen MacDonald; The Holmes Report Large companies today are contending with an astonishing array of challenges. They must simultaneously continually reinvent themselves to fend off disruption, deliver quarterly results to satisfy shareholders, compete for top

How Entrepreneurs Can Turn Investors into Champions

By Barbara Yastine, Managing Director of Golden Seeds Fundraising takes hard work and a lot of time. So, it is no surprise that once the checks clear, entrepreneurs are eager to get back to building their businesses. Their investors want

Why Entrepreneurs Need to Do One Thing at a Time

By Aytekin Tank, Entrepreneur Back in 1897, Spanish neuroscientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal — winner of the Nobel Prize — wrote a book called Advice for a Young Investigator. He argued that instead of spending hours reviewing books, lectures and broad research, scientists should

Women Entrepreneurs Thrive Managing Talented Teams and Balancing Many Investors

By Richard A. Devine & Siri Terjesen, The Conversation Only a handful of the top companies in the U.S. are led by a woman. Efforts to change that and promote more women into positions of leadership have relied primarily on questions of

To See More Women in Leadership Roles, Here’s What Needs to Happen

By Kimberly Zhang, Entrepreneur What better way to shatter a glass ceiling than by leaving the atmosphere altogether? The first all-woman spacewalk this March is a testament to just how far we’ve come. Down on Earth, though, we still have a long

5 Things No One Tells You When You Become An Entrepreneur

By Stephanie Burns, ForbesWomen When I became an entrepreneur, I distinctly remember thinking, “I had no idea I would be writing this much. My main job function is writing.” I was in the thick of creating Chic CEO, a website  designed

Supplier Diversity Benefits Both Small and Large Businesses

By Geri Stengel, Forbes Want a more resilient vibrant economy? Diversity is key to achieving this goal. It helps companies earn more and employ more while increasing profits and innovation. It’s not just about attracting a mix of employees. It’s