If you have always dreamed about owning a business, you are not alone. In 2009, more than 10 million businesses in America were owned by females, according to Gaebler.com. In addition, female-owned businesses grew at more than two times the rate that male-owned businesses did. Whether you want to open a retail store, a bakery or an engineering firm, there are resources, … [Read more...] about How to Start a Woman-Owned Company
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The average person would crack open a fortune cookie in hopes of finding good luck. But Karen Belasco Staitman likes to think bigger than that—a lot bigger! Back in 1995, “I was a party planner and I had made some gigantic fortune cookies for party invitations,” she recalls. “One day when walking through a department store I saw some decorated apples and … [Read more...] about Modern Mompreneur: Karen Staitman of Good Fortunes Cookie Company Shares Her Recipe for Success
For decades, the beauty industry has helped shape the narrative around femininity and played a major role in the evolution of consumerism and gender norms as they exist today—the good, the bad, and the ugly. But, one mom is painting a new narrative around beauty, and the beholder, using the brushstrokes of self-love, radical inclusivity, mindfulness and interdependent … [Read more...] about Meet the Single Mom Taking the Beauty Industry by Storm
The last few months have been challenging for us all. My magical thinking that life would be back to “normal” by September has not come to pass. My daughter started 2nd grade on Zoom, the gyms I teach/train at are still shut down, and I took on the challenge of creating a new company from scratch for a timely fitness product I believe in. If you are also feeling the stress of … [Read more...] about Think TINY goals for BIG long-term impact!
Bathroom company Victoria Plumb (UK) has proven what many women have always suspected. Their survey of 2,000 people found that 30% of men deliberately sabotage domestic chores to avoid being asked to do them again. The chores these naughty fellows admitted to intentionally performing poorly, not surprisingly, include the jobs we all hate doing - cleaning the toilet, loading … [Read more...] about Are You Living With A Housework Saboteur?