Tag: Entrepreneurship

FORBES magazine featured Philanthropist, Social Entrepreneur, Mommy Influencer, Investor, and Motivational Speaker Ray Nell Jones as a beacon of inspiration. Honored as the 2020 ESSENCE Essential Hero, she has dedicated her life to helping thousands of single mothers, earning her the prestigious title of 2x Smart 50 in Business Awardee.  Ray, recognized by celebrities...
And just like that, Debbie Norrell became an entrepreneur. It all happened during the pandemic. Now that Norrell had retired from her day job and a part-time job, she scheduled her dream fashion show for August 2020. The theme of the show was “A Look Not A Label.” Models...
10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need...
Throughout the year we will be adding to our list of 40 women over 40 who are influential in their industries, their businesses, and the community at large. Keep checking in to see who we add to the list. We are also accepting your recommendations. Just leave your suggestion...
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was...
Being in business is one thing; staying in business is something else entirely. Staying in business will be determined by how much money you bring in, how much of that you actually get to keep, and how well you manage it. At the end of the day, business is about "MONEY"....
Running a business ain't easy; especially when you are going solo. There are people who are trained to guide you through the process of getting where you want to be. It is a big mistake to try to do it all by yourself. It is a good idea to seek out...
Are You Making Money? Being in business is one thing; staying in business is something else entirely. Staying in business will be determined by how much money you bring in, how much you actually get to keep, and how well you manage it. At the end of the day, business is...
The Grey-Haired Job Seeker Don’t be discouraged, there is still hope if you are a fabulous, female over 50 and seeking employment.  Some industries value the unique experience, the work ethics and drive that a woman of a certain age undoubtedly brings to the world of employment. During our recent...
Learn. Grow. Connect. A Conference for Women in Business Saturday, November 3, 8:30am-1pm A half-day conference at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus in Gibsonia, PA for women to move their businesses forward, with sessions focusing on growing your market, HR, exit strategies, CRM/EOP/POS software, and cybersecurity. Register before October 30 to take...
Dionna Rojas-Orta CEO & Cultural Awareness Trainer Safe Space Communications   How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the Human Service field for 24 years.  My experience included working in the earlier years as a paraprofessional at the Western PA School for Blind Children then shifting into the...
Felicia Savage Friedman Founder and CEO YogaRoots On Location, LLC How many years have you been in your industry?  I have been practicing Raja Yoga, the 8-Limbed Path for over 29 years. I have been teaching Raja Yoga for over 22 years in different community venues, across the country and in Haiti....
LaKeisha Wolf, Artist & Entrepreneur How many years have you been in your industry? 16 years as a natural care product “mixologist” and healing arts practitioner. 10 years in non-profit management. What has been your greatest inspiration? Mother Earth. My connection to nature and all that is; and the knowledge that all...
Donna Baxter Porcher Founder & CEO Soul Pitt Media What has been your greatest inspiration?  I often think, what if our ancestors had access to what we have now?  My motto has been "get online or get left behind", but additionally, it’s also about the quality of your engagement when you're on there.  Who knew...