Archive for the Entrepreneurship Category

Boardroom Diversity Could Have Averted Financial Crisis

More roles for women on the boards of UK financial institutions could have made the banking crisis less likely, according to a new report — Women in the City published by the House of Common’s Treasury Select Committee. The committee found that a lack of female representation […]

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Wisdom from Will Smith

Self belief and dedication to one’s craft — irrespective of the industry — is important to achieving ones dreams.

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11 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

The start of the New Year has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year. It’s a time to reflect on the changes we want (or need) to make and resolve to follow through on a few […]

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Myths and Realities of Womens’ Access to Finance

A recent report commissioned by the UK based Women’s Enterprise Task Force (WETF) dispels the myth that female businesses owners are charged more than men for loans by banks. The report also found that women tend to be better at repayment than their male counterparts and that […]

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The Social Media Revolution

When I moved from Chicago to London four and a half years ago, I invited family/friends/colleagues to join me at: Facebook, LinkedIn, Plaxo, etc. Knowing that I was going to be thousands of miles away, I viewed these social media tools as a way to stay connected. […]

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