Women are starting new businesses in record numbers, and they are facing unique challenges caused by social expectations placed upon women. Here are eight challenges unique to female entrepreneurs, and how to handle them. 1. Fewer Role Models Role models are critical for personal and professional development. Entrepreneurs look to those that have gone before them for guidance on how to build a successful brand, how to manage a company, and how to lead. When people look for role models, they usually look for someone
Pursuing a fresh new career is an exciting endeavor with unlimited potential for professional success and personal satisfaction. You can finally put yourself on the path to that dream job and land a coveted position where you look forward to heading to work each day. Put yourself on the fast track to success with these smart tactics for kick-starting your new beginning. 1. Complete a Certificate Program You don’t have to commit to an entire college degree to add some valuable education to your resume.
If talent, hard work, education, and drive were the only traits you needed to achieve prosperity, wouldn’t you be wealthy already? Wouldn’t more people enjoy lives of happiness and luxury? Clearly, there is something else that leads to prosperity, and this thing is a willingness to take risks that are based on a firm belief in one’s talents and ideas. Your Willingness to Take a Risk Indicates Your Level of Confidence Great entrepreneurs have quit jobs invested savings and relocated across the globe because they
People from all around the world admire the success of those who we consider accomplished people. And indeed, the reason why we admire them is known– it’s because to accomplish what they’ve done, they had to put in a lot of effort, which we consider ourselves unable to do. But as a matter of fact, if a man has a dream and is really willing to pursue it, nothing is impossible. A small problem for most people, though, is motivation. What’s really stopping you? Too
One of the most frustrating situations, regardless of the kind of work you do, is when you put in the effort, and then get nothing in return as a result. Perhaps, the reason why you’re not successful or why you are stagnating is because you are working alone. The days when a single person could change the world are long gone. Today, it is all about being a part of a team! Working with other people as a group can help you obtain a new
Every person has to work to make a living. However, the point is to do what you love, if you want to be truly successful. From having stressful jobs to having a profession that you do not really like or enjoy, sometimes many of us want to just quit our jobs and to do what we love to do. But considering the practicality of choosing that path, it is never easy. Based on the Gallup survey, there are only 32% of the American population who
Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens, we don’t know which way to turn or what to do to remain calm. Panic sets in. This is followed by the frantic activity or total immobility. But there are some people, who seem to navigate this onslaught of trials in a calm and peaceful manner. What is their secret? 1. They know every problem has a solution. When you start from this understanding you
When I was in college trying to figure out what to do with my life, I did many things to help me find direction and guidance. I was in search of my meaning and purpose. “What am I here to do?” “What does the universe want me to do? What’s my life mission?” While I was asking myself these profound questions, I regret that I went searching for the answer in the wrong places: parents, college counselors, and society. See, when I was asking this