Archive - June 2016

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Women Entrepreneurship Is Closing the Gender Gap Across the US
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Self-Investment and Ongoing Learning Is Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Women Entrepreneurship Is Closing the Gender Gap Across the US

Women Entrepreneurs Tackle the Gender Gap With Astounding Numbers

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News sites across the country are talking about the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs like funding, annual revenue, loan approvals, and overcoming social standards. The gap between the sexes is closing thanks to the tremendous number of women jumping into the entrepreneurial role. And, as more women entrepreneurs jump in, there’s more people realizing that educational and financial opportunities must be present for women who are making a difference for the world. Let’s dig into some of the numbers…

 

women entrepreneursCNBC reports ,”Encompassing 40% of the global workforce … women entrepreneurs participate heavily in consumer-facing sectors and ventures like cleaning operations or running a local beauty salon or restaurant. But looking ahead, researchers say women entrepreneurs may play a more crucial role in offering local business solutions to global sustainability issues like secure sources of water, food and clothing.” It’s no surprise to most females that women entrepreneurs have a passion for helping people and the ability to find solutions to global problems.

 

Forbes indicates that “For every 10 men starting a business, there are 8 women.” They go on to say that “the reason for this rise in women’s …
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Self-Investment and Ongoing Learning Is Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Carolyn Landesman, Successful Entrepreneur and Leader, Shares Her Best Advice

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Carolyn Landesman is a successful leader, mentor and entrepreneur from Western Australia. She began her career as a teacher before she started and successfully ran her own small business before ultimately getting into larger corporate and educational roles. Currently, Carolyn is the Director of Innovation and Service at South West Institute of Technology in Western Australia. She has long been a student of business and entrepreneurship. And, she holds her MBA from Murdoch University. Here she shares some of her best advice with Biz zealot.

1.You Have a Background as a Certified Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).  Can You Tell Us About What NLP Is and How You Apply It to Your Career/Business?

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is an approach to communication and personal development created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the 1970s. It’s often used as a coaching and counseling tool. The reason I became an NLP practitioner was to improve my leadership and communication skills in the business environment.

Each of us has a preferred way of communicating and learning. We are either visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learners and communicators

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