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Lead A Life of Success and Significance: What 9-11 Has Taught Me

“Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?”
- Alan Jackson

Communicating with Confidence: Create Your Customer Avatar

Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and think of your dream client.

In: Marketing

Tired of Your Business Ideas Falling Flat? Here's How to Validate Them First

We see you. You’re an ambitious woman who juggles a ton and has big dreams. And you’ve probably thought about breaking free and finally launching that dream business you’ve had on your mind for years.

In: Grow

Math Tutor Kate Milkosky Makes Startup Success Look As Easy As 1, 2, 3

Today we're talking to Kate Milkosky, a math tutor who runs her own successful business teaching kids how to master their math challenges for lifelong success. She's turned the concept of a traditional tutor on its head and into a thriving business where her students and their parents love working with her--and just as importantly--referring her to others. Learn how she approaches her business from scaling to customer service in this actionable and eye-opening interview.

In: Grow

Can Self-Care be Your Secret Weapon?

After returning to work with my second child, I was exhausted and felt stuck. Although I loved my employer and colleagues, the increasing signs of burnout were hard to ignore. More than once after driving for nearly an hour, and hustling into the office, I’d realize I forgot my breast pump. Sometimes, my wallet or notes for the day. Worse, how I got to the office in the first place.

In: Self-care

3 Simple Strategies to Convert More

Starting a business is an incredible feat. The pride you should feel after putting in countless of hours into your website, filling out the correct paperwork, and meeting with the right people who helped your dream become a reality is really quite amazing.  

In: Grow

3 Easy Steps to Become the Most Social #GirlBoss Around

We all know we need social media to grow our businesses, right? But it can seem so daunting!

In: Marketing

When Your Business Makes You Cry

There may be no crying in baseball, but there's definitely crying in business. That’s been my personal experience anyway, and that of every woman entrepreneur I’ve ever worked with.

In: Grow

Steps Towards Success

We’ve all heard it at one time or another.

8 Legal Considerations for Your New Business

Congratulations! You’re embarking on the exciting journey of starting a new business. This is an incredibly brave and rewarding journey, but it can also be a daunting one. You’ve come up with a great business concept, but where do you start? And how do you protect yourself in the process? “Legal” issues sound scary. How do you gain a baseline understanding of the risks associated with starting your business and the steps you can take to minimize the risks?

In: Grow

Lean Marketing: Tips + Tricks for Teams of One

There are 1,440 minutes in a day.

In: Grow

Is This the Parenting Framework You’ve Been Searching For?

She refuses to clean up her room. He won’t stop playing Xbox. She keeps getting out of bed after bedtime. He whacks his brother for touching his basketball. And that’s just a tiny sample of the daily challenges we face as parents. It’s exhausting!  

Ask the Expert: How to Craft the Perfect Elevator Pitch

How a Virtual Assistant Helps Solve Business Email Problems

Today's blog post comes from Hingham, MA-based virtual assistant Zoe Pirnie, who shares how she helps businesses solve email problems big and small! 

In: Business