Women entrepreneurs are breaking barriers and making notable strides every day. Globally, there are around 252 million women entrepreneurs while 153 million manage well-established businesses. In the last 20 years, the number of female entrepreneurs has increased by 114%. In the United States alone, there are about 12.3 million female entrepreneurs.
Indeed, women are challenging the status quo, defeating gender inequality and discrimination, and staking their claim in the world of business.
For women who aren’t afraid of ruffling a few feathers, we present you with seven essential tips for women entrepreneurs who are starting a business.
Put the odds in your favor by doing your research. Know your market as well as you can and don’t rush to establish a business based on a fixed and immovable timeline.
How do you get to know your market? Spend time browsing through the internet to know your...
What do you define success as?
Michelle Obama says that success is, "Success is not about how much money you make; it's about the difference you make in peoples' lives."
But your definition of success might be completely different from her's or mine.
You could go after a specific income goal.
Maybe you want to change your lifestyle to escape the 9-5.
It could be the security of going to bed every night knowing that if you did decide to make a transition in your life, you have a nice nest egg to give you breathing room.
Whether you want to see a stacked bank account, travel the world, or stop comparing prices when you're grocery shopping, there is one thing every successful person needs to do.
(This isn't industry, stage of business, or experience specific, either!)
You must SHOW UP in places outside of your comfort zone.
It's easy to look at the Instagram highlights of your favorite influencers and think, "Well it's so simple for her. She does this all day. She has...
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We are so fortunate to receive Heather Quisel's business and lifestyle wisdom on today's episode. A former preschool teacher turned serial entrepreneur, Heather has not built one but two seven-figure plus businesses all while raising a family of three and tragically losing her husband barely a year ago. She teaches women in relationship-driven businesses how to get the focus, mindset, and confidence gain for big success - in business and in life.
Being vulnerable and speaking up helps others process and heal...