Women In Business

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Our women in business articles offer excellent advice from the CorpNet team. Nellie Akalp and other leading experts offer timely advice to help female entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses.


How to Start a Small Business in Texas in 10 Steps

If you've been exploring how to start a small business in Texas, this article is for you. Learn 10 steps to launch a business in the Lone Star state.

Five Steps To Becoming An Empowered Woman (Or Man) Business Owner

As a woman business owner, I’ve found that empowerment comes to us in two ways:

1. Access to external sources of inspiration and knowledge

2. Self-respect and self-confidence

You can sit around and wait for someone to empower you, or you can take the bull by the horns and take action to empower yourself. I will always vote for the latter of the two because it gives you more control over your entrepreneurial destiny.

Although women own nearly 30 percent of U.S. small businesses (according to the Status of Women in the United States website), […]

2019-09-03T05:42:27+01:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: Women In Business|Tags: , |

How Being A Mom Makes You A Better Business Owner

Nellie and KidsWhile many people may think that parenthood and running a business collide like oil and water, I can tell you from direct experience they’re mistaken.

My family has always fueled my successes rather than stand in the way of me achieving them. And as Mother’s Day 2016 approaches, I’ve been reflecting on the many ways being a mom to my four children has made me a more effective and intuitive entrepreneur. I want to share them here because I believe other entrepreneurial […]

2019-09-03T05:42:56+01:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch, Women In Business|

Is Work/Life Balance Just A Fairytale?

Work/life balance. Thanks to all the hype about it, you might find yourself feeling like a bit of a failure if you’ve yet to achieve it to perfection. My advice to you: Don’t beat yourself up about it! A faraway land where forest animals sing, pumpkins turn into coaches, and where work and home life demand equal amounts of your time every day simply doesn’t exist.

2019-09-03T19:17:43+01:00February 16th, 2016|Categories: Women In Business|

What Women Need to Be Successful Entrepreneurs

It’s a good time to be a female entrepreneur. While there are still fewer of us than male entrepreneurs, the numbers are rising: between 1997 and 2015, the number of women entrepreneurs has risen 74%. Women own 30% of businesses in the U.S. I’d love to see that number become 50% (or more!).

2019-09-03T19:21:40+01:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Women In Business|

Thanksgiving: 4 Things to Be Thankful For in Being a Family-Oriented Entrepreneur

I try to count my blessings year ‘round, but there’s something about November that just gets me really thinking about all the things I’m thankful for, including being a business owner with a good sense of work/life balance. Here are a few of the things on my list of gratitude.

2019-09-03T05:43:59+01:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: Women In Business|