Women’s Leadership

July 3, 2015
High Performers

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

The last decade of entrepreneurship has taken place within a rapidly changing environment of growth, struggle, triumph and confusion. The cornerstones relied upon in the past for small business stability and growth have crumbled, leaving an expensive hodgepodge of misguided efforts and bipolar business strategies. Fundamentally, sales and marketing behaviors are no longer the same. Technology changes have made accurate access to complex business answers easier than ever. Data systems are faster and more people have smarter phones with faster access to the internet. Things we used to wonder about are now quickly answered by an audio search on Google. […]
June 22, 2015
Office 010

Women in Franchising: This business is not just for men anymore

The franchise business model is no longer a man’s game. More and more women are finding a business home in the franchise world – and liking it very much, thank you! Research and statistics confirm that women have been steadily rising in the ranks of franchise operators over the past couple of decades. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has been keeping tabs on women in franchising since the 1970s. The group has noted that women starting their own businesses have been on the rise for decades now. One study found that 10 percent of all companies established between 1975 and […]