Women’s Conferences 2018

Women’s Conferences 2018

At The Business Magazine for Women, we’re interested in meeting leading women, the women that are pushing the boundaries of what it means to be in business, tech, STEM, sports, arts, politics. The following list of conferences are massive platforms for women, and we would really like to be at all of them! Alas, we… Continue Reading

Diversity and QBasic with Erica Baker of Slack

Diversity and QBasic with Erica Baker of Slack

To hear about diversity and equality in tech is one thing. The words have gotten overused of late. To deal with those issues every day is a whole other thing. Erica Baker is the Senior Engineer at Slack Technologies and an advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech, so when she speaks on these issues,… Continue Reading

Learning and gaining new skills will make you better at your job

Learning and gaining new skills will make you better at your job

Take the weekend to start a new course, and set a new path for your career. Learning and gaining relevant skills can boost your self-confidence, provide job security, and even help to advance your career.  Not everyone has the time or financial stability to attend a traditional school, graduate or undergraduate, but fortunately, there are… Continue Reading

Are you minding your business?

Are you minding your business?

I am off this week for spring break in celebration of my birthday. Yep, took the week off to celebrate me. Ha! I learned a long time ago that I don’t prefer to work on my birthday and to honor that feeling. This goes for not working on my husband and daughter’s birthdays (seeing clients… Continue Reading

Top 5 Indicators of a Successful Business Partnership

Top 5 Indicators of a Successful Business Partnership

As a woman business owner, you’ll be faced with a myriad of unique challenges. Whether it’s procuring a business loan, hiring employees, optimizing customer service, or handling other issues along the way, it’s pivotal that you have someone to help you find solutions. Due to this, many business owners decide to join forces with a… Continue Reading

How we celebrated Women’s History Month

How we celebrated Women’s History Month

At the end of Women’s History Month, here are the women that we celebrated in our Spring 2018 issue   We’re thrilled to share with you our Spring issue. We’re showcasing women in tech, women in politics, women in art, and lots of women in business. With the startup scene so sparingly populated by women,… Continue Reading

The Business Magazine for Women, Issue 2 preview

The Business Magazine for Women, Issue 2 preview

Sometimes life hits you so hard you need a minute to re-orient yourself to where’s up or down. That’s been this past year for me. From massive personal change to massive family emergencies, to the most massive physical loss I’ve experienced to date, to a move across the country, to an unexpected visit overseas, this… Continue Reading

Influential Women [and men] on LinkedIn

Influential Women [and men] on LinkedIn

For your #MondayMotivation, your #HumpDayBoost or for your #FinancialFeministFriday, here’s your curated list of influential women [and men] on LinkedIn to get inspiration from. Sallie Krawcheck is CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a digital wealth advisory firm open to any investor, but focused on the financial needs and realities of women. Also a former CEO… Continue Reading

Perspective Shift – Showcase Vanessa Prestage

Perspective Shift – Showcase Vanessa Prestage

Showcase: Vanessa Prestage A few months ago, we did an interview with Vanessa Prestage, a photographer turned business woman extraordinaire. Below you’ll find a short version of the interview, as well as Vanessa’s work. We’re not going to spoil the excitement of the interview for you. Before you leave to listen to the podcast, take… Continue Reading

Can Innovation be re-learned?

Can Innovation be re-learned?

Innovation is such an over-talked and over-written about subject matter that it’s tough to find anything original anymore. Alas, we did. In business, like in life, you either change and innovate, or you die. The push for innovation is felt at every level of the organization. There are seminars, there are books, there are YouTube videos… Continue Reading

Money does grow on trees

Money does grow on trees

Financial literacy, empowerment and wealth building are all big topics for any girl and woman to master. In the following interview, we’ll be talking about the financial education of girls, and specifically of girls and women of color, and why there’s such a difference between what we are all being taught. I came across Chloe… Continue Reading

Work from Home

Work from Home

Work from home in style & go forth and conquer the world. Here are some work-from-home essentials. Just because you’re working from home, that doesn’t mean that you can’t do it in style, with a bit of flare and lots of enjoyment.   We particularly liked the Pittsburg Desk from Pottery Barn. Stylish, and it can be… Continue Reading

#FemaleFounders

#FemaleFounders

Marnelli Martin of Luxe30.com 1. Who is Marnelli Martin? I’ve spent the last 15 years as a highly successful jewelry executive — which has been a fabulous path for me, as I’ve been passionate about beauty and fine design since I was a little girl. My experiences in the industry have helped me hone both a keen eye for quality,… Continue Reading

9 to 5 – Make it work for you!

9 to 5 – Make it work for you!

If you’re going to be working in an office, the 9 to 5 schedule, might as well make the best 8 hours of your day. Let’s start taking care of how we get to work, what we’re wearing, and how we’re feeling in our own skin, all through those deadlines, long meetings, long commute, and… Continue Reading

#FemaleFounders

#FemaleFounders

Kesha Garner of QReviewApp.com 1. Who is Kesha Garner and What is QReview? I’m a strategic Project Manager with a background in non-profits and start-ups. I earned my Master of Arts degree in English at Clemson University where I focused on post-structural and feminist readings of British and Irish absurdist dramas. After earning my degree,… Continue Reading

10 Tips to Achieve Financial Independence

10 Tips to Achieve Financial Independence

Financial Independence creates Freedom in our lives. Financial Independence means we are not tied to “working” for our income thus giving us a chance to use ourselves in creative ways and spend our lives as we wish! Start by finding a job or income generating work that is flexible in hours/structure, has benefits and values… Continue Reading

#FemaleFounders

#FemaleFounders

FEVI YU – Dogma.me 1. Who is Fevi Yu and What is Dogma.me? I’m Fevi, Founder and Chief Pet Sitter of Dogma. I was previously a Small Business Owner and we developed Search Engine Friendly Websites for the Caribbean Market. I’ve created a previous Startup that wasn’t successful and then another one which I was… Continue Reading

Age of Fire

Age of Fire

An interview with Elaine Larsen, the current World Champion Jet Dragster, and we’re talking Jet Engines, Teamwork & STEM I came to Larsen Motorsports on a Friday afternoon to talk to the two-time National Jet Dragster Racing Champion, Elaine Larsen, and check out her shop. Well, it’s not a shop; it’s a showroom with an engine… Continue Reading

Tell me your girl dreams

Tell me your girl dreams

Wait. Don’t go. This is not a fluff piece or a lifestyle piece. Actually, it could be a lifestyle piece in the sense that it might improve your lifestyle if you read and implement the ideas in it. I travel a lot for business, and most of the time, I don’t know anybody in any… Continue Reading

The Mission of The Business Magazine for Women

The Mission of The Business Magazine for Women

I’ve been asked: WHY did I start The Business Magazine for Women? The answer is fairly simple, but long. Because there is a dire need for business and tech and financial and entrepreneurial and social and political and sports news and editorials written by and for women. When I started thinking about this project I… Continue Reading

JUMP – Impact and the fear of failure

JUMP – Impact and the fear of failure

Tonight was the first time in my life that I wasn’t afraid to fly. What I realized is that I wasn’t afraid to die anymore. In a way, we’re all afraid of death. I never realized that I was afraid to die until just recently. And I wasn’t really afraid of death. I was afraid… Continue Reading

The Business Magazine for Women, Issue 1 preview

The Business Magazine for Women, Issue 1 preview

It is time for The Business Magazine for Women. It is long overdue. We, women, are still fighting to be heard around the boardroom table. With business magazines still carrying a conversation with the audience from a male perspective, it is time! Women aren’t even encouraged and supported in doing business the way we do… Continue Reading

The 8 questions that make your Business Journal transformative

The 8 questions that make your Business Journal transformative

Journaling is an essential tool for a successful business person. So much so it is officially a Life Hack. By starting a daily journaling habit you can track your personal growth, record ideas and insights and have the occasional epic private venting session. Your goals become clearer when you write them down and keep track… Continue Reading

What is your stress story?

What is your stress story?

Business can be stressful. Cold calls, networking, creating content, presentations, etc. There is always something else to do. It is easy to be overwhelmed! Stress is a national problem. According to a study by the American Psychological Association, most Americans are suffering from stress. In fact, 44% are reporting their stress levels have increased over… Continue Reading

What’s missing in leadership?

What’s missing in leadership?

The definition of leadership continues to change, like everything else, but this is one of the factors that affect society the most. What do we expect from our leaders? Who are our leaders? and How did our society change because of or as a factor of the change in leadership? All these questions came front… Continue Reading

Events: WIRED Business Conference 2016

Events: WIRED Business Conference 2016

If you’re at all into tech, or business, you know Wired Magazine, and Wired.com. If you’re into listening and seeing amazing speakers, all in one spot, we found the business conference for you. Turns out, we’re into business and tech, and we also love to hear from industry leaders. I’m super excited that The Business… Continue Reading

Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, UC at Berkeley, May 2016 [ Full Transcript]

Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, UC at Berkeley, May 2016 [ Full Transcript]

Read the Commencement Speech at University of California at Berkeley, a speech full of promise for the future of women! Read on, ladies! Sheryl Sandberg: Thank you, Marie. And thank you esteemed members of the faculty, proud parents, devoted friends, squirming siblings. Congratulations to all of you — and especially to the magnificent Berkeley graduating… Continue Reading

Marketing Analytics: Marketing Measurement Strategy

Marketing Analytics: Marketing Measurement Strategy

Need more marketing knowledge to excel in your job? Here’s a course from UC Berkley that will help you do just that. Learn best approaches and practices for marketing measurement, including how to use metrics to measure success. About this course Begin your journey in a new career in marketing analytics. Learn about powerful strategies… Continue Reading

Becoming an Entrepreneur

Becoming an Entrepreneur

Curious about entrepreneurship, but not sure where to start? Learn from MIT’s premier program for aspiring entrepreneurs, MIT Launch. Becoming an Entrepreneur is an innovation and business course designed for young, aspiring entrepreneurs who want to explore an entrepreneurial path, and overcome some of the initial challenges in taking those first steps. From developing new… Continue Reading

Misfits and the Misfit Economy

Misfits and the Misfit Economy

Are you misfit? Feel like you’ve not fit into your life just yet? Or are working on some fringe endeavor? You might just be a misfit. Below you’ll find 2 perspectives on being a misfit, both powerful, in different ways. Two women experiencing what misfit is, through and through. Lidia Yuknavitch talks about from the… Continue Reading

The Business Wheel

The Business Wheel

How will you know your business is excelling? What small steps can you take now to move in the direction of having a more balanced approach toward professional success? How would your customers react when your business is not only meeting, but exceeding their needs and desires?  If you are having trouble coming up with… Continue Reading

How to fake it till you make it – The No Shortcuts Guide

How to fake it till you make it – The No Shortcuts Guide

I’ve always subscribed to the “fake it till you make it” mentality, instead of waiting for something to just happen. Sir Richard Branson said “If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes — then learn how to do it later.” I believe that that’s how we grow, that’s… Continue Reading

Top 10 + Habits of a Successful (Business) Woman

Top 10 + Habits of a Successful (Business) Woman

I’m sure that by now, you have read more than one article about the habits of successful business men. How about the habits of a successful  woman? Do they differ? I think that they do. We are a bit more in touch with our bodies and in touch with our feelings, and experience things differently,… Continue Reading