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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...

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, how to, small business, Start, Wake up, business model, coaching, confidence, Run

Harnessing the power of the Pepperlane network: four ways to make our community work harder for you

Strong women lift each each other up and support each other through the complicated roles we play from business owners to mothers to friends and daughters. Our lives aren’t static and don’t fit...

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Tags community, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, lean marketing, momlife, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, networking, Run, sales

Mothers, it’s time for us to monetize our work (& here’s how to ask for money)

Picture this: a company posts a listing for a Head of Operations position. The job requires 135+ hours of work weekly, requires the employee to be on call 24/7, and demands that the candidate be...

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, finance, Gear up, Grow, how to, Pepperlane Connect 2018, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, pricing, Run, Sharon Kan

Three simple strategies to convert more buyers and make more sales

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...

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Tags Ask the Expert, business development, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, conversion, Run, sales

A note from our CEO, Sharon Kan

Dear Pepperlane Community,

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Need to give your business a jolt? Learn how live events like Pepperlane Boosts are energizing our entire community

Whether it’s a steaming hot latte, a date with your favorite citrus scrub or cuddle date with your kiddos, every business mom has a trick or two up her sleeve that's her go-to when she needs to...

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Tags Coffee Chat, entrepreneurship, events, Gear up, Grow, momlife, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, Pepperlane Boost, Run

Three ways to get over the one emotion that’s holding you back

There are endless reasons why entrepreneurial moms feel like they struggle to maintain that ever-elusive work-life balance.  

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Tags entrepreneurship, momlife, motherhood, small business, coaching, confidence, self-care

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.

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, Run, self-care