I’ve seen NAWBO do so much for so many over the years—including myself—from connecting us with resources, to developing our leadership, to strengthening our voices, to inspiring us to reach higher and farther. And still, I’ve never experienced anything like I’m seeing right now with...

There’s an anonymous quote that says, “Stars can’t shine without darkness”—and as I look around our community of thousands of women business owners across the nation, I am so heartened and inspired by all the examples of women shining bright in the face of tremendous...

If numbers don’t lie and they tell a story (and they do), there’s no time like the present to know your business numbers as we push through the heart of tax season and work to lessen the impacts of an unexpected health crisis. In a recent...

You’ve no doubt heard it before: Health is wealth. Ask any woman business owner who has faced a health struggle—whether it’s a serious disease diagnosis or extreme stress and exhaustion from long hours and travel—and she’ll tell you it’s difficult, sometimes impossible, to run a...

Technology is amazing. It allows us fast and easy access to a world of people, opportunities and information resources. It enables us to work whenever and wherever we want. It keeps us on track and propels our speed and efficiency. Yet there’s nothing like an...

As women business owners, we’re constantly dreaming big, setting goals, working to power those goals and assessing wins and areas for adjustment. Still, there’s nothing like the end of a year to take stock in a big way—a way that not only makes us feel...

“You have two hands. One to help yourself, the second to help others.” —Audrey Hepburn The phrase “servant leader” brings to my mind images of Mother Teresa feeding the hungry or Susan B. Anthony pioneering women’s suffrage. But in actuality, there are servant leaders everywhere among us—especially...

Every once in awhile, we all feel it: Things are coming together and falling into place for something very big to happen. For women business owners and women in general, that time feels a lot like now. As women business owners, we are starting and growing...

Courage is faith in our convictions that there is more out there; there is a better way and we have the power to make it happen. It’s not being afraid to abandon the orthodox way of doing things and leave the comfort of the known...

If you want to build a seriously great brand, start on the inside of your business and work your way out. Cultivate a positive, vibrant culture around your brand—because if you can’t convince employees and contractors to be your greatest brand ambassadors, who can you...

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