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Susan G. Komen: What to Do When a Good Cause Goes Bad

Cause marketing seems so simple... until it's not. How Susan G. Komen could have avoided a public relations disaster.

Look Before You Leap into a Partnership

Partnerships can be wonderful things for an entrepreneur: additional financing, someone to brainstorm with, extending a relationship with a friend or relatives, shared angst, adding needed skills.

Read all of Look Before You Leap into a Partnership on Forbes.

Capital: The Real Reason Women Get Less of It

Women-owned businesses start life with a third less capital than those owned by men. Some female entrepreneurs say it's partly the owners' fault.

Being Tough Isn’t the Same as Being a Bitch

As Liz Elting co-CEO of TransPerfect put it, “No one likes to be thought of as a ‘bitch.’ If you want everyone to like you, you will have a hard time doing what is necessary in hard times.”

Read all of Being Tough Isn’t the Same as Being a Bitch on Forbes.

Building Relationships Key to Women’s E-commerce Success

Entrepreneurs have an edge these days: They can start businesses with lower start-up costs and reach a huge market. In fact, businesses exist today that would have been impossible without the internet.

Read all of Building Relationships Key to Women’s E-commerce Success on Forbes.

Want to Grow the Economy? Change Four Attitudes About Women Entrepreneurs

Women are 50% more likely to start businesses than the national average, yet are 70% less likely than men to own a business with revenue of $1 million-plus, according to The American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Business Report.

Read all Want to Grow the Economy? Change Four Attitudes About Women Entrepreneurs on Forbes.

Guiding the Way for Ambitious Women Entrepreneurs -- beta

Women are 50% more likely to start businesses than the national average, yet are 70% less likely than men to own a business with revenue of $1 million-plus, according to The American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Business Report.

Let’s Give Women Entrepreneurs the R-E-S-P-E-C-T and Support They Deserve

I have to agree with Adelaide Lancaster’s blog last week.

Women entrepreneurs don’t get the respect they deserve. They have their own approach to starting and growing businesses and there is nothing wrong with our choices, but I do think we’re not unleashing the full potential of women entrepreneurship.

Women Entrepreneurs: Under-utilized Drivers of Economic Growth

I thought I saw a problem and a recent report from the Kauffman Foundation confirmed it: Women are under-represented in high-growth, job creating entrepreneurship.



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