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Forbes: 8 Ways To Build A Tech Company When You’re Not A Techie

By Geri Stengel How do you start a tech-enabled company when you’re not a techie? One way — but not the only way — is to find a technical co-founder. After Julie Auslander sold her business, she founded a new

WPEO Guest Blog: Seven Tips To Improve Health At Work

By: Shani Soloff, PT, MS, CFMT, CEAS1 Keeping healthy at work is a daily effort, and requires regular attention and mindfulness. Movement during the day is critical to maintaining wellness, while also fostering greater concentration and engagement and boosting productivity. The key

Forbes: An Owner’s Guide To Creating A Business Succession Plan

By Geri Stengel An exit strategy is how entrepreneurs and investors transfer ownership of their business to a third party, or lays out how they will recoup money invested in the business. You may want to be acquired by another

Do you want to gain regional and national recognition as an award winner?

The WPEO annually recognizes outstanding WBEs, Corporations, and Advocates in the WPEO NY and DC regions. The 2017 WPEO Awards will be announced and presented at the Annual Awards Breakfast on March 3, 2017 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in

Supplier Diversity and Sustainability: Inclusion and Engagement—Game Changers/Bridge Builders

By: I. Javette Hines Introduction This article focuses on Supplier Diversity and Sustainability as areas of interest and curiosity. Many articles have been written about both topics, which have been subject to compliance considerations and mandatory requirements over the past

Huffington Post:Why Consistency Is Key to Growth

By Janet Odgis Consistency sits at the core of brands. No matter what the circumstances, the people behind the brand are expected to deliver the same experience or product; a can of Coca-Cola purchased in Tokyo should taste identical to

Tai’s Tips For WPEO Events

WPEO events are valuable tools that vary in size and purpose— they are all designed to help the female business owner. From intimate roundtable lunches with corporate buyers, to larger meetings with hundreds of buyers and other women entrepreneurs, these

WPEO Guest Blog: How I went from WPEO “fan” to all out “enthusiast!”

By Tai Aguirre I am not a woman business owner. I am one male employee working for one great woman-owned company. Realizing your dream of business ownership is no small feat. As 90% of those reading this blog can attest, regardless of

WPEO Guest Blog: 15 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving for Entrepreneurs

By Ivy Cohen This year my small business celebrates its fifteenth anniversary. Pop open the champagne because we’ve beaten the odds.  According to Dun & Bradstreet, businesses with fewer than 20 employees have only a 37 percent chance of surviving four years and only

How to Prepare for the WBENC Summit & Salute

The WBENC Summit & Salute is an annual celebration of WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise Stars and America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises. The Summit & Salute, which will take place March 22-24th in Phoenix, Arizona, features workshops, formal and