Starting your own business can be an exciting, intellectually stimulating time, but it also can feel isolating as you leave behind trusted co-workers and the social life of a busy corporate office. As the telecommuting trend continues to grow, freelancers expand their reach and companies look for ways to reduce costs, more people are going to […]
Jennyfer Crawford is a self-starter. And her goal as the owner of Ask Jennyfer, Crawford wants to help others start something great – their own business. Crawford, an established business consultant who knows what it takes to help small business owners succeed, is bringing the popular local business-focused trade show and food truck rally to […]
As we enter 2017, the state of the business climate for women business owners in Michigan is sound. That’s the prognosis from Jennifer Deamud, chief operating officer of the Grand Valley State University-based Michigan Small Business Development Center, who cites the growing amount of resources and support for women entrepreneurs in the state, as well […]
As we enter 2017, the state of the business climate for women business owners in Michigan is sound. That’s the prognosis from Jennifer Deamud, chief operating officer of the Grand Valley State University-based Michigan Small Business Development Center.
Chris-Tia Donaldson has built her hair and skin care company tgin (Thank God It’s Natural) into a national, growing brand. The products are geared toward women and men who choose to use natural ingredients.
If you’ve read about cars for any length of time, chances are you’ve read an article in a magazine or newspaper penned by Julie Candler. In Corp! magazine and other publications in the Detroit area and nationally, her stories covered the many facets of the auto industry. Candler was the first woman to write an auto column for a major woman’s magazine; her “Woman at the Wheel” column ran for 18 years in Woman’s Day.
Motivating. Inspiring. Authentic. These are the words that repeatedly surface when describing and learning from the state’s leading women in businesses and public service. The 19th annual “Women and Leadership in the Workplace” Conference and Awards Luncheon honors these exceptional individuals.
The Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has named its Top 10 Michigan Business Women Award winners for 2014.
Nov. 8, 2012 Budgeting time and money for regular, therapeutic massage from a reputable professional is not only an investment in health, it is an investment in the health of your business. Consider massage a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan. It’s a very affordable long-term investment.
Feb. 23, 2012 – The Women and Leadership in the Workplace event singled out 11 Michigan women who are clear leaders, as well as promoters of education and equal advantages for women.
June 2, 2011 – What does it mean to learn? You think of textbook or school. The definition of learn is “The act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill.”
June 7, 2010 – Starting out in the corporate world is never easy, but for women, it can be even more difficult. Much of this stems from common misconceptions about women in the workplace: that we are weak or lack confidence or ambition.
April 29, 2010 – Although March marks Women’s History Month, women leaders across Michigan were celebrated at events hosted by Inforum, Michigan Business and Professional Association and National Association of Women Business Owners-Greater Detroit Chapter during both March and April.
Nov. 19, 2009 – Blogs have reshaped the world, impacted politics, and they have pushed our startup company, Ecostore USA, toward incredible success in six months. Two years ago a friend and I were searching for eco-minded, health related business opportunities when I located a business in New Zealand. The founder, Malcolm Rands, had been manufacturing toxic-free household, baby and personal care products for 15 years.
June 4, 2009 – Today, women comprise less than 3 percent of senior executives in Fortune 500 companies. How can businesswomen burst through the glass ceiling? Well, for one, we have to stop trying to act like men in the workplace.
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