Take Action Now to Improve Your Business' Financial Health

 It is magnificent to take action to improve the financial health of your business. Everyone has heard stories about celebrities, athletes or trust fund babies who have lost millions of dollars due to their inability to have a clear understanding of their financial condition. This also happens in the business context. I have often been amazed at how many of my business clients have no idea what is the financial condition of their businesses. I ask them for sales figures or about their receivables and payables aging and I am given blank stares in response....more

Do "Nice" Girls Really Finish Last in Business? Yes or No

The old saying 'nice girls finish last' may be true when it comes to the world of entrepreneurs. According toEntrepreneur Magazine, Women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States. However, the rate of unincorporated self-employment among women was 5.6 percent compared to 8.3 percent among men. That basically means we are still playing catch up in business....more

Companies join global efforts to end violence against women

This post is a part of UN Women's 1,000 Days for Action on the Millennium Development Goals, a countdown to the MDG deadline on 5 April 2015. Read more here about the current status of MDGs on gender equality. ...more
UN_Women BlogHer you can read about our outreach in #India with Indian companies for ...more

What a Business Needs to Do to Qualify as a Foreign Corporation

When success strikes for a business, it’s only natural to want to continue taking the company to new heights whether that means adding on more employees, including fun company perks, or doing business in a new state. But how does a corporation legally conduct business in one state when it is incorporated in another? The answer is that the business needs to qualify (or register, depending on the state) as a foreign corporation.So what does a business need to do to qualify as a foreign corporation?...more

News Paper- News Media !!

Trade ? Business ? Service ? Negotiation ? Revealing Truth ? What the news papers and news media doing nowadays ? Doing for whom ? Are they are in real track ? Truth and falsehood, whatever they revealing, but it seems, most of the news papers and news media covers their news for one’s own purpose ! Behind editing any news, there must remain either some political or some religious sensation …! Why this limitations ? Why they can’t evolve firmness to reveal truth ?...more

The Blog Workshop Online Conference 13'

One of my goals last year was to attend at least one conference, event, convention, etc in order to build my skills and knowledge, but as the years progressed. I have allowed the universe to grant me the opportunity to attend The Blog Workshop Online Conference....more

Be My Valentine: Are You in Love With Your Business?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways... Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers. It's a fine time to celebrate YOU and to celebrate your business. If you're an entrepreneur, are you still in love with your business? Or, have you fallen out of love just a bit? ...more
Yes, I am in love with my business. It is a constant challenge, I think that is the main love. ...more

Why you should be using Pinterest for your business

The other day while on Pinterest--the image-based site that has added another amazing tool to the social media toolbox--I found myself humming Madonna’s Material Girl: “‘Cause we are living in a material world/You know that we are living in a material world/And I am a material girl.”...more

Top 5 myths about creativity

Companies are always trying to generate it, and we all want more of it. The word “create” is derived from Latin meaning “to make, bring forth, produce, arise and grow.” The number of books written on the subject would make your head spin, and yet it seems we are far from exhausting the topic.Photo credit: Melotel.com...more

10 tips for writing memorable copy

My clients sometimes assume that writing comes easily to me. They think that because I spend a lot of my time writing–whether it’s for a communications plan or copy for a new product or website–that words just magically appear on the virtual page like a flock of geese on a still pond. Well, it’s just not true. Even seasoned writers spend hours coming up with the right headline, the perfect slogan. Writing is hard work, yet I’ve found a few simple ways to improve my writing (and the writing of others) instantly without fussing too much. So, here’s the skinny on writing like you mean it....more