5 Lessons Learned From My First Crowdfunding Campaign. An interview with Nkese Applewhite
5 Lessons Learned From My First Crowdfunding Campaign. An interview with Nkese Applewhite
/ December 2, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Oshun Designs, LLC produces undergarments for nursing mothers. In 2014 founder ...
Why Are Women so Good at Social Media Marketing? Part 2 of 2
Why Are Women so Good at Social Media Marketing? Part 2 of 2
/ November 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Please read part 1 of this series here.   Why do women excel in social media? I find that women who are in social media roles often get a lot more direct authority than they have ...
4 Tricks to turn nervous into confident when pitching your start-up
/ November 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Nkese Applewhite, founder of Oshun Designs, LLC, has pitched her business numerous times in both formal pitch events and during casual networking. In either setting, it can be a ...
Interview with Bow & Drape co-founder Shelly Madick
Interview with Bow & Drape co-founder Shelly Madick
/ November 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS
What can happen to your startup in one year? A lot of good things IF that year is preceded by years of hard work and includes unrelenting planning, strategizing, and a well built core ...
Why Are Women So Good at Social Media Marketing? Part 1 of 2
Why Are Women So Good at Social Media Marketing? Part 1 of 2
/ November 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Any blog that starts by stereo-tying a group of people is bound to reflect a biased, personal view. In this case, it will be my view, based on my experience. It would appear that there ...
Emma Sinclair Demystifies What It’s Like to be CEO – Part 2 of 2 – Inside the C-Suite Mindset
Emma Sinclair Demystifies What It’s Like to be CEO – Part 2 of 2 – Inside the C-Suite Mindset
/ October 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Emma Sinclair is the co-founder of the Enterprise Jungle, an enterprise software application business built on SAP SuccessFactors and part of the highly successful and competitive SAP ...
Emma Sinclair Demystifies What It’s Like to be CEO – Part 1 of 2 – Inside the C-Suite Mindset
Emma Sinclair Demystifies What It’s Like to be CEO – Part 1 of 2 – Inside the C-Suite Mindset
/ October 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS
There I was, at the We Own It Summit in London last year, sitting in on a panel about getting more women on boards. The usual talk about why we need more women on boards was underway: ...
Wendy Foster on Cultivating the CEO and Board Chair Relationship – Inside the C-Suite Mindset
/ September 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Much of my work these past few years has been focused on advocating for more women on boards. I spend a lot of time writing about and coaching amazing women on the role of the board, ...
Know the best funding option for your startup – Guest Post by Emma Sinclair
Know the best funding option for your startup – Guest Post by Emma Sinclair
/ September 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS
This is a guest post by Emma Sinclair. In this post, Emma talks about fundraising and why EnterpriseJungle opted to raise first round financing with convertible loan notes. I’m ex ...
How To End-Of-Life a Social Channel (part 2 of 2) by Natascha Thomson
How To End-Of-Life a Social Channel (part 2 of 2) by Natascha Thomson
/ September 3, 2014 1 COMMENTS
In part 1 of this post, I stress that now is the time to reevaluate investments made to your social media presence and change course where appropriate. Your reevaluation process may ...
How To End-Of-Life a Social Channel (part 1 of 2) by Natascha Thomson
How To End-Of-Life a Social Channel (part 1 of 2) by Natascha Thomson
/ August 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Social media is out of its infancy and many companies are entering the trough of disillusionment. It’s time to reevaluate the investments you have made to your social media presence and ...
5 ways to make it easy to do business with you by Sue Stockdale
5 ways to make it easy to do business with you by Sue Stockdale
/ May 24, 2014 0 COMMENTS
You know how it goes. Your friend tells you about this great product or service that you must buy, and then you try to make contact with the provider and it just becomes too difficult.  ...
How to start a successful blog (part 3 of 3) by Natascha Thomson
How to start a successful blog (part 3 of 3) by Natascha Thomson
/ May 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Welcome to the third part in my three part series on blogging. In the first blog I talked about where to blog, in the second I covered choosing a topic, objectives and success metrics. ...
3 Successful Women Entrepreneurs Tell What They Were Wrong About by Heather Lambie
3 Successful Women Entrepreneurs Tell What They Were Wrong About by Heather Lambie
/ May 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS
We’ve all made personal or professional missteps at one time or another. It’s unavoidable. The important part is to learn from them. In times of uncertainty, the journalist in me ...
Blogging: Use Your Personal Story As Competitive Advantage
Blogging: Use Your Personal Story As Competitive Advantage
/ April 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Thinking of starting a blog but not sure how you will fit in and compete with the thousands of existing blogs in your topic area? You already have a secret weapon, a competitive ...
How to start a successful blog (part 2 of 3)
How to start a successful blog (part 2 of 3)
/ April 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Are you wondering where to blog? What to blog? How often? How to promote your blog? And how to make time for it all?  If yes, read on; this three-blog-series will give you realistic ...
How to start a successful blog (part 1 of 3)
How to start a successful blog (part 1 of 3)
/ March 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
This is the first post in the 3 part series “How to start a successful blog” by Natascha Thomson. Are you wondering where to blog? What to blog? How often? How to promote ...
Entrepreneurs Find Mentors In Unlikely Places
/ March 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS
As an entrepreneur, when you hear the word “mentor” do you associate that with someone who is climbing the corporate ladder? Since I live in both the corporate world and the ...
Entrepreneurs and Startups: How To Protect Personal Assets
Entrepreneurs and Startups: How To Protect Personal Assets
/ March 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS
In my previous blogs I stated that a principal reason to use an LLC or corporation is to screen your personal assets from the debts and obligations (contracts and “slip and fall” ...
Long Term Career Planning: Step 2 – Assess if you have the right mentor
/ March 6, 2014 1 COMMENTS
My last post covered what a mentor is and why you need one if you want to quickly move forward in achieving your long term goals.  This week we’ll talk about how to continually assess ...
Where and how to create your LLC or Incorporate your startup
/ February 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS
OK, so you are leaving the earliest stages of your business and it’s time to create a legal entity that protects you more than a sole proprietorship or partnership. In a prior blog I ...