Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom

Ms. Career Girl

An Entrepreneur and a Mom. There were lots of sleepless nights and time away from home developing products and meeting with potential big box retailers including Target and Walmart. UpSpring was founded by three female entrepreneurs in 2005 and based in Austin, Texas.

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The Path to Success as an Entrepreneur


Many of the new entrepreneurs include those who have decided to give up well paying jobs to push their own dreams, or those who lose out to the young brigade or are victims of downsizing, people with handicaps, stay-at-home mothers or work-from-home parents.

Introducing: Top Entrepreneurs Interview Series

Personal Excellence Blog

This is the overview page for the Top Entrepreneurs Interview Series. Starting from this month, I’m launching a Top Entrepreneurs Interview Series. Contact me with the subject “Top Entrepreneurs Interview Consideration&#.

Entrepreneurs OF MERCER Opens Its Doors For An Evening Of Conversation Hosted By TV News Anchor Betty Lui

Ms. Career Girl

The post Entrepreneurs OF MERCER Opens Its Doors For An Evening Of Conversation Hosted By TV News Anchor Betty Lui appeared first on Ms. Audience took copious notes from the distinguished panel offering advice for successful navigation as entrepreneurs as well throughout the corporate maze.

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The Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business

Career Realism

Related: 10 Must-Haves For The Budding Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business. Here’s the entrepreneur’s checklist. For those who prefer that customers find them, either due to a good location or national advertising campaign, you might want to try a retail operation. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true? 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur.

Announcing #AnnieSez Twitter Chat Tonight!

Ms. Career Girl

Hi Gals, If you’re like me and love TJMaxx, Marshalls, Nordstrom Rack and the like, then you will love that I’m working with retailer Annie Sez to bring you guys discount codes, free gift cards and free merchandise! Nicole's "Life as an Entrepreneur "Journal social media

Hot New Business and Self-Employment Options

Career Key

Some of these businesses involve retail and the sale of products, as opposed to services - an area I am more familiar with based on my personal experience. To learn more about retail, I just finished reading an excellent book by Kim Lavine, Mommy Millionaire , where the rough and tumble world of selling gift items was described in all its glory; trade shows, mall kiosks (I always wondered how that worked), packaging, inventory, etc. Entrepreneur Self-employment

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Interview: Delcie’s Desserts – Delicious, Healthy Vegan Delights

Personal Excellence Blog

Also, on the side, I am shopping for an ideal retail unit that could show case Delcie’s Desserts as its first flag-ship retail store.

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Interview: Citrusox – Trendy Legwear that’s Fashionable, Comfortable and Affordable

Personal Excellence Blog

They have 4 outlets right now (2 retail stores and 2 pushcarts), and will be opening a new store in Causeway Point in June ’11. A pushcart is a small retail space commonly found in local shopping malls. This was the first point Citrusox was on the retail map.

Interview: Udders – Artisan Ice Cream Created with Care and Dedication

Personal Excellence Blog

If you’re running a F&B or retail operation where your staff serves as the frontline between your business and your customers, it’s especially important to get the right staff, because they are the ones creating the first impression in your customers’ minds.

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The Rules That It’s Okay to Break

Ms. Career Girl

And I believe a lot of entrepreneurs go through the same thing. I never really felt like I fitted in at school.

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Interview: Dann’s Daily Cafe – Offering You Wholesome, Healthier Pescetarian Delights

Personal Excellence Blog

We found the rental was affordable (about $4-5k SGD/$3-4k USD per month) – it’s hard to match this price for retail spaces. Celes : More on these in Q12) The first few months was a lot of fine tuning as it was my first time running a retail business.

2011 56

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Raising capital can be a challenge, especially for female entrepreneurs. Tickle Water has gone from a one-woman operation to now having seven employees, and a growing presence at stores and online retailers. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms.

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Real Career Girls featuring GLAMMA WINE: A Taste of Celebration

Ms. Career Girl

On the horizon, the entrepreneurs are working to expand their brand to other gift ideas that complement Glamma Wine like designer drinking glasses, diamond studded wine stoppers and other trinkets that bring the glitz and glamour to any party.

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Winter Fashion for Professional Personal Branding

Competitive Resumes

Retailers are having coat sales now so you don’t have to spend lots of money. New job seekers/entrepreneurs become easily flattered by the newness of being impressive they take on all opportunities instead of filtering to consider the best opportunities.

Get a Modern Day Career Path Dream Catcher

Ms. Career Girl

The twenty-something years of many of our favorite and most respected entrepreneurs did not start in a glamorous corner office at that investment bank in NYC. Not sure what your calling is? You are not alone.

2014 148

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Raising capital can be a challenge, especially for female entrepreneurs. Tickle Water has gone from a one-woman operation to now having seven employees, and a growing presence at stores and online retailers. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms.

2017 167

Getting Started With A Scalable Ecommerce Business

Career Realism

Retailing online has seen huge growth in the affiliate sales sector due to the trackable, data-driven nature of online sales. For many popular products there are hundreds of websites and apps that provide product reviews, that feature a link to a retail website.

2014 66

Career Satisfaction: The Top 10 Best And Worst

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneur. Retail salesperson/ cashier. The post Career Satisfaction: The Top 10 Best And Worst appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Career satisfaction is always a hot topic.

2016 177

Passion + Perseverance: Sashee Chandra, founder of Tea Drops, Shares Her Career Journey

Ms. Career Girl

Currently available in over 120 retailers across the country, Tea Drops increases in following everyday. We are available in over 120 retailers across the country, and will soon add Anthropologie as a new retail partner in 2016.

2015 194

Thinking Of Starting A Franchise Business? Follow The System!

Career Realism

Still, every year I work with new franchisees who like to flex their creative muscles as entrepreneurs and try to tweak a few things on their own. The opportunities for a business of your own with a franchise are wide and deep and comprise far more than fast food and retail.

2016 60

How to Get Your Spouse's Support When Launching Your Business

Career Makeover Coach

The transition from employee to entrepreneur is a challenging journey that will be full of ups and downs. Talk to other small business owners and entrepreneurs.

2011 180

Should You Hire a Hacker to Protect Your HR Systems?


It’s now small mom-and-pop businesses of all stripes [that are the targets] — retail shops, leisure activity businesses, hotels, health clinics, even colleges are getting hammered by cyber criminals. And it’s pushing many entrepreneurs to the verge of bankruptcy.”

2016 79

Business Tax Deductions That Help Make Your Dreams a Reality

Ms. Career Girl

Did you plan an epic escape from a lifetime as a retail, fast food, or as a corporate drone? Quitting your day job to become an entrepreneur is an exciting gamble. The post Business Tax Deductions That Help Make Your Dreams a Reality appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 139

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

According to a survey conducted by workplace solutions provider Regus, Indian entrepreneurs are more bullish on recruitment than their counterparts abroad, with 40 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed saying they will go on a hiring spree in the next six months compared to the 36 percent overseas.

2010 133

Considering a Career as a Small Business Owner? Opportunities in the UAE

Career Alley

If this is you, perhaps you should consider a career as a small business owner or entrepreneur. Smart Money. Becoming a small business owner is a great career choice for entrepreneurial minds. But how do you know if you have one?

2012 130

5 Things You Need To Do Before Opening A New Business

Career Realism

Any entrepreneur thinking of opening a new business is cautioned not to get rushed so that they can avoid falling into some of the traps that can easily destroy new companies. The Internet has brought with it a number of tools that can help entrepreneurs to succeed with their new businesses.

2013 80

Who benefits from part-time jobs?

Corn on the Job

Whether you take a job as a retail sales associate or a bartender, part-time work helps you learn skills such as budgeting and time management. This article was originally published on CareerBuilder on 10/26/16. SUGGESTIONS FOR FINDING A SIDE GIG.

Network Everywhere You Go!

Ms. Career Girl

Tagged as: business , business development , career , entrepreneurship , life , networking , sales Article by Ashley Bodi I am an entrepreneur who loves learning about businesses, startups, fellow entrepreneurs and helping others while they start their business.

Does Your Twitter Bio Pack an Executive Brand Punch?

Executive Career Brand

I LOVE my work partnering with top-level executives and entrepreneurs who know where theyre going next, but need help creating brand messaging that differentiates their unique promise of value and strategically positions them online and offline to land their next great gig.

Disruptive Forces Poised to Change Your Business

Water Cooler Wisdom

The data revolution places unprecedented amounts of information in the hands of consumers and businesses alike, and technology- enabled business models – from online retail platforms like Alibaba to car- hailing apps like Uber – are proliferating. Entrepreneurs and startups now frequently enjoy advantages over large, established businesses. A new book by McKinsey and Company outlines four major forces that will transform the world of the mid 21 st century.

2016 40

Things to Know Before You Set Up Your Own Jewelry Business

Ms. Career Girl

However, before you actually set up a website, the business website Entrepreneur states that there are a few things you should know about how to create , list, price and advertise your items online. Both methods work but make sure you list wholesale and retail prices to encourage bulk orders.

2014 130

3 Factors For Earning More In Your Job

Career Realism

You’ll find fun places to work like Zappos, an online retailer, on there. Also, there are inspiring companies like Kiva, who empower aspiring entrepreneurs around the world with business loans. 3 Factors For Earning More In Your Job. CAREEREALISM.

2016 81

How Can Older Workers Help Their Job Search? [Top 10 Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

I saw the ad for an administrative assistant to the Manager of Information Services (MIS) and VP at the headquarters of one of the classiest retail chains in the United States (Crate & Barrel). An Entrepreneur running my own retail establishment.

2013 79

ResumeBear: Some Help For Struggling Job Seekers

Resume Bear

There are a wide variety of things that motivate job seekers and entrepreneurs to move on to the next level. If you’re looking to get to work right now, Tom Busby has five tips to give your job hunt a boost. Busby is the founder and CEO of DTI, the Diversified Trading Institute.

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20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

She provides thought-leadership for entrepreneurs, Generation Y and beyond through her uplifting blog Life After College. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, work for a Fortune 500 company, or dream about changing the world, we believe in being passionate about doing great things, at work and in life.”. Finding the right job opportunity is hard enough but it’s only half the battle. When you finally get that chance how do you make sure you don’t lose it?

2013 125

The Secret To Success Is Preparation And Follow-Through

Career Realism

You can find businesses of nearly every type from retail to consumer services to business-to-business services. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true?

2015 81

Competitive Analysis

Guerrilla Job Hunting

A War Story Iworked with one client who specialized in retail merchandizing (POP,planagrams, etc).   After developing herresume, we discussed putting together a targeted job search campaign to goafter some of the bigger players in retail.

2010 52

Make Today’s Job Market Work For You

Corn on the Job

But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you can read the job market to improve your best chances of getting a job. There are also jobs like fast food and retail workers that will always have a need just due to the high turnover and amount of jobs in those areas. Today, Jack Ma is the billionaire founder of AliBaba, but even he knows what it feels like to be rejected: “There’s an examination for young people to go to university. I failed it three times. I failed a lot.

2017 40

How to Get Out of the Unemployment Line, Risk To Succeed!

Resume Bear

It’s about risk taking, self empowerment, and embracing an entrepreneur’s perspective. As our politicians make impassioned pronouncements about what was and what will be.

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