Like many business owners I attend a number of networking groups on a regular basis meeting a range of people from micro business owners to those running large established businesses. And the people watching is fascinating.
Any new person to a group will quite literally be pounced on by certain regulars. Fresh blood = a new prospect! Always permanently tuned into that well known radio station WIIFM (what’s in it for me).
To me networking is a way of making new contacts, contacts that could support either my business or a client’s business now or in the future.
Where Are All The Women Tech Entrepreneurs? Forbes At my one-year business school reunion back in May, I pitched at the startup showcase. Of the 20 pitches, 3 were women founders. This is not a new situation.
I spent some time with female entrepreneurs in fields where women are scarce. Their common message: Glass walls can be broken, self-confidence is key, and mentors abound: Sometimes you just have to find them.
We are going through a leadership revolution. What three key reasons are making women entrepreneurs rise to the top of privately held organizations today? (Why Women Entrepreneurs are Leading the Next Leadership Revolution!
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Despite the many advances in workplace equality over the years, women are still not making it to the top in large numbers. We’re down to just three female executives in the FTSE100, and the percentage of women joining boards stands at a lowly 17.3%. Boosting the female talent pipeline is one of the major challenges facing HR directors today, and tackling this challenge means raising awareness of the business case for employing more women.
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