Women business owners have one thing in common: they need peers to brainstorm with, to find solutions to thorny problems, make strategic decisions about the
Phyllis Smith's insight:
Excellent article written by Karyn Greenstreet about Mastermind Groups. Everyone is not an expert in every area of business. Join or start a Mastermind group with others to expand your knowledge, share your challenges and gain insight for your business.
In a sea of networking groups, it is often difficult not only to find the time to investigate all of these groups but also difficult to find time to decide
Phyllis Smith's insight:
Make sure you're networking with the right groups where you either learn or share something. It's important to use your time wisely and associate yourself with network groups that produce positive results for either personal or professional reasons.
Spring and Summer 2014 Fashion Trends. Top go to fashion trends for the spring and summer 2014 season. While many of us are still in the dead of winter, in just a few short months spring will arrive, and that means switching over to lighter fabrics, bolder colors, and much simpler wardrobe choices. For the fashionista in all of us, we re simply wondering what major trends can be add to our closets this season, and we here at fashiontrendseeker of course have your covered. So listen closely as we reveal all of the most coveted trends you must check out below. Hottest Hues To Wear This Season: This season marks the return of lightly colored pastels. We re talking mint greens, pinks, and a course yellows, and while lighter colors are preferred, bolder ones grab our attention as well. We re talking bold oranges, yellows, blues, and monochromatic hues. Biggest Clothing Trends To Try: Midriff tops, wide leg pants, high-waited silhouettes, graphic designs, fringes, summer fur, full skirts, m
Instead of trying to be someone else, focus on showing up genuinely. Let people know who you are, what you’re passionate about, how your job experiences add to your vision for your career in the future.
The Fashion Forecast for 2014 Wall Street Journal Now that our New Year's resolutions are finally behind us, there is much to look forward to in 2014 fashions. Comfort is chic. Elegance is in. Clydesdale-like platform shoes are out.
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Fashion designer Tory Burch and small business owner Patti Sheehan host a Chicago small business mentoring group for women.
A great case of successful women entrepreneurs taking time to coach other women on making their business idea a reality. The line I like most from Tory: "“Do any of you blog?” Burch asked the women. Burch, an avid user of social media, advocated the use of Twitter, Facebook and FourSquare to drive sales." Social Media is the new media for most business models to take advantage of social marketing. The key is having a plan and knowing your resources that include social media sites AND other business women for collaboration or discussions. - Nakeva