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Say It Loud, Say It Proud: Motherhood is Good For Business!

Women and mothers are leaving the workforce at disproportionate rates to men in 2020. In the month of September 2020 over 80% of the 1.1 million Americans who left the workforce were women. With children learning remotely at home, and childcare...
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Starting a Business After Being Laid Off

After getting laid off, pushing to return to the corporate world is not your only option. Starting your own business is actually a smart strategic move for your career prospects and your mental health—which likely took a big hit when you lost...
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Pandemic Threatens Progress for Mothers in the Workforce. We Will Not Allow It.

A letter from our CEO and Co-Founder, Sharon Kan Dear fellow mother,
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Best Support Services for Your Kids (and You)

There are many options out there to help your child (and you) be more successful this fall. Other moms are particularly well equipped to create solutions that will actually work for your family. These mom business owners (and Pepperlane Members)...
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How to Market When Your Business Is Not Cute: Advice from those who have done it

Are you struggling with marketing because your work does not create charming photo opportunities? Is it difficult to feature your clients in your marketing because you need to protect their privacy? Do you feel stuck because most social media...
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Stop Saying No to Help

Women are programmed not to accept help. When a guest offers to help clean up after dinner: “Oh no! I’ve got it. You sit and enjoy yourself.” Or if help is offered at work, we worry it is a sign of weakness to accept assistance. We think we have...
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From Laid Off to Back On Track

"Getting laid off was a huge blow to my confidence. I’ve always had pride in my career, and no longer being wanted by my employer made me question my value. As I was processing what this meant for my career, I took the leap to start my own...
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Step Out of Line! Podcast Ep. 4 - A Conversation with Saeed Arida

In Episode 4 of Step Out Of Line!, our host, Sharon Kan sits down with Saeed Arida, Founder and Chief Excitement Officer of NuVu Studio. 
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Step Out of Line! Podcast Ep. 3, Part 2 - A Conversation with Nataly Kogan

In Episode 3: Part 2 of Step Out Of Line!, our host, Sharon Kan continues her conversation with Nataly Kogan, artist, storyteller and the founder of the Happier method.