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02 Nov 2017 Written by ChicCEO

Top 5 Books You Should Read Right Now

Leaders are readers, amirite?!? I love love love to read. I fantasize about taking a cruise by myself - talking to no one and reading alllllll the books. #sigh #someday. 

In the meantime - if you are looking for a great book to help you grow personally or for your business - these are my top 5 books that I highly recommend. 

 

1. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin. 

23 Oct 2017 Written by BrooklynFaulkner
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Understanding Financing Options for Women Entrepreneurs

Are you contemplating starting your own business, or did you recently get one off the ground? If so, have you tried pitching your business idea to investors? When is it best to take out a loan, and when does it make sense to apply for a grant or start a crowdsourcing campaign via social media? When it comes to keeping a steady flow of cash going year-round, what are your go-to strategies?

08 Oct 2017 Written by BrooklynFaulkner

Why Working With Other Women Can Help Your Career

There has been a number of articles bombarding the blogosphere about women being bullies to other women in the workplace. However, some business owners are discovering that women working together with other women is a recipe for a successful business. We should be moving away from trying to compete with another woman for the one available position at their company and instead, trying to support them towards achieving their goal.

12 Sep 2017 Written by BrittanyRatelle

5 Legal Docs Your Website Needs

5 Legal Docs Your Website Needs

Does your website need a legal checkup? While working on mood boards, font pairings and styled photos is the fun part of website management, maintaining a strong legal foundation for your website can help you fend off potential headaches and growing pains.

Consider these 5 legal documents that every modern website should have:

1. User Terms and Conditions

31 Aug 2017 Written by PattyMoore
Why Women Are More Likely to Have Side Hustles Than Men

Why Women Are More Likely to Have Side Hustles Than Men

New reports indicate that more women are likely to have a side hustle than men. In total, CareerBuilder reports that around 32 percent of workers have a side job, which is up 3 percent from last year.

14 Aug 2017 Written by BrooklynFaulkner
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Girls Just Wanna Work for Themselves

There’s an interesting phenomenon happening among working women.

Women of all backgrounds and ages are tired of showing up to work and being a “cog in the machine.” They’re tired of being overlooked by their fellow colleagues or being ignored in meetings. They’re tired of “leaning in” when no one will lean out to listen to them.

So what are these working women doing to solve the problem? Apparently, they’re turning into CEOs of their own companies.

06 Jul 2017 Written by ChicCEO
19 May 2017 Written by caroline.caselli
Open Journal with a steaming cup of tea and a fluffy pen on top of the journal.

Dream-killing stories and how to vanquish them.

 

When I tell people I quit my job to start my own tech company (as a former social worker, with no experience building software), I get a range of reactions: they’re incredulous, they ask about my finances, and they ask whether I am terrified on a daily basis.

Fear was my go-to reason for not leaving social work. So what changed? 

06 Mar 2017 Written by SocialMedia22

Mom Invents Handsocks Mittens to Help Babies and Launches Successful Kickstarter

Casey Bunn is a mom from Richmond, Virginia who came up with the idea to create baby mittens that won't fall off. She soon found that many parents were using her Handsocks mittens for other things such as preventing face scratching and irritating eczema. Wanting to expand her line of mittens, Casey recently launched her very first Kickstarter project and nearly met her goal in less than a week! 

Read on for my interview with Casey Bunn to see how this supermom does it all!

Q: What are Handsocks?

04 Oct 2016 Written by ChicCEO
Chic CEO Why Passion Is NOT The Way

Why Passion Is NOT The Way

It’s time we all take a good hard look at PASSION and why it’s ridiculous. 

 

Raise your hand if you’ve been asked this: 

     What are you passionate about? 

     Have you found your passion? 

     Wanna pay me money to help you uncover your passion? 

     

Hold up - let’s stop this madness for a minute. 

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