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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs

To many people still don't take professional women seriously. And it's ridiculous. As of 2015, there are more than 9.4 million businesses owned by women that employ close to 8 million people. Women make up 58.6% of the work force in the U.S. Yet there are many who just don't take women seriously in the professional world.

As Marcela Sapone, a female entrepreneur who appears in Forbes' 2016 30 Under 30, put it, "Women start businesses that seem cute on the surface, but that's when you should be really afraid. What we're doing is really meaningful and is going to change how people live". So how to overcome it? Every second, eight new people are joining the Internet. This means if you're marketing yourself online, you can reach 2.8 billion potential eyeballs. Read more>>> 4 Struggles Female Entrepreneurs Face--And How to Overcome Them

Welcome to Women In Business. This Week on Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs...

Five Skills You Need to Master, by Jenny Winslow.

Are you self-employed or the owner of your own business? Women make fantastic business leaders. We have a proven ability to identify and mitigate risk, focus on self-improvement and a strong ambition to succeed, making us a force to be reckoned with in the world of business. So what does it really take to win at being your own boss, and the career you've always wanted? Aside from determination, passion and courage there a few skills every female entrepreneur should master for ultimate career success. >>>Read more...

Quote: "Evaluate the people in your life;,then promote, demote or terminate; You're the CEO of your life."

Ice queen, aggressive, unemotional, angry, emotional, masculine. Women entrepreneurs are overcoming these stereotypes by working together. 4 Unique Ways Women Entrepreneurs Are Helping Each Other Succeed, by Leonard Kim.

Julie Busha is just one small business owner who embraces helping fellow woman. She is rising above stereotypes. These are 4 ways she is doing it. >>>Read more...

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How to Turn Your Struggles As A Female Entrepreneur into Opportunities, by Andrea Loubier.

Entrepreneurship is no longer a man's game. More and more women across the world are trading in their traditional roles for a pair of heels and a killer power suit. Today, While more women are deciding to open up their own businesses, there are still a unique set of challenges that are holding us back.

Today, I'm going to show you how to turn some of those hurdles into opportunities to empower yourself, grow your business and smash that glass ceiling to oblivion. Defying social expectation is an important ingredient in cultivating change. Don't let yourself conform to society's idea of what a leader should look like or how you should run your business. >>>Read more...

What are your thoughts on the challenges faced by Women Entrepreneurs? How have you overcome your challenges? What mistakes are you determined to avoid? What tips would you share with new women entrepreneurs? Looking forward to your comments and insights.

To Your Success,