As women over the years achieved more and more success in male dominated worlds, it has become more common that they face the associated challenge; that of being the only woman in the room or the team. This can present challenges around getting yourself heard. As a young woman in a senior position, I have certainly experienced this on many occasions. While sometimes the … [Read more...]
Lessons from Bitcoin
Bitcoin is the new currency, maybe it’s a pipe dream or maybe it is the evolution of commerce. Whatever it is, here is what small business can learn from it. Change will come No matter what your market and how much you know, one day you will be obsolete. Count on it. That’s the thing about Bitcoin. It reminds us of this and that’s why it’s so scary. Noone understands how far … [Read more...]
On any given day as an entrepreneur we are expected to navigate staff, money and business situations with little to no insight. How do we know what to do and what to expect? It all starts with understanding what you can expect and who you can expect it from. Here’s what I’ve learned. The only surefire way to fail is to fail to manage you expectations The thing about people … [Read more...]
Why is Communication So Darn Difficult?
Post by Jane K. Stimmler, contributing Women on Business writer It never fails to frustrate me when I believe I have been clear and precise in my communication - and it becomes evident to me that the other party hasn't gotten my message at all! Whether it's a business or personal exchange, communication is my business - so it is particularly painful to acknowledge that … [Read more...]