Leading from the Front with Four Ground Floor : Leadership & Management It’s nearing mid summer in the northern hemisphere; recently, we celebrated national Ice Cream Day! Many have favorite flavors of this delish dessert; this holds true for leadership, too. Paraphrasing a Supreme Court justice: ‘We know leadership when we see […]
Stretching your Entrepreneurial Thinking While entrepreneurs will always consume certain resources, no different from our staff, or other citizens,, we shouldn’t think through a consumer lens nor should we spend precious time being one. So, let’s shake things up! While reading, please invest time to ask yourself some questions. As I often advise mentees, […]
by Angela Kambouris In a time of great change upon our earth, women are awakening into who they truly are. A world where we all thrive by embodying our authentic power and wisdom to lead courageously from love. Women are global thinkers who innately lead from a deep inner wisdom into game-changer action. They lead […]
by Abbey Ashley Pop quiz time! What’s the ONE thing every business MUST have to succeed? Social media strategy? … Nope. A perfectly branded website? … Uh Uh. Pretty business cards? … Not exactly. The ONE thing that every business needs to succeed is CLIENTS! That might seem obvious, but what I find is that […]
by Melissa Stewart We are looking for a few amazing women (and men) to share their inspiration and expertise with the She Owns It community. Featured contributors will be selected based on their level of expertise in their particular fields. Featured contributors must be able to commit to partnering with She Owns It from July […]
by Umar Khan It goes without saying that the fundamentals of marketing will always remain the same, though the landscape seems to be changing at a near-blinding pace, thanks to how technology continues to evolve . Smart marketers know how to make use of these fundamentals at the right time. They also need to have […]
by Umar Khan An on-the-go business professional’s Smartphone loaded with the best apps is indeed a potent combo. Once you know how to make the most of them, you never want to be without them. These magical devices have quite remarkably changed the way we organize our lives and set priorities. A lot of attention […]
by Amanda Hoffmann | Featured Contributor When I present a workshop in front of small business owners about social media, the same question is asked. How many followers do I need to have? My answer in return has often been; How long is a piece of string? In my opinion, the number of followers you have is […]
by Molly Merson MFT | Featured Contributor You’re a successful woman who’s put her creative energy into her work, her education, her imagination and action. You’ve had plenty of kids already—in the form of employees, clients, and people you mentor. People look up to you. You’re appreciated and respected. But when you’re someone like me, […]
A few years ago, I was a successful consultant wishing for more. I knew that consulting wasn’t where I wanted to be in terms of my greater career aspirations, but I wasn’t sure what was.
I wanted to own my own business. I wanted to have a product or service. I wanted to like what I did for a living every day.
And I definitely did NOT want to be beholden to utilization rates or annual reviews (Nothing kills your soul faster than trying to figure out how to suck out more billable hours on a project so you don’t get laid off, amiright?).
And then it hit me awhile after I read Steve Jobs’s famous speech at Stanford and actually connected the dots from my past and saw some of the themes: I should be a coach! I should do what I already love, but do it for money instead of for ice cream and hugs.