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E-commerce Platform Connects Young Afghan Female Entrepreneurs With The World

E-commerce Platform Connects Young Afghan Female Entrepreneurs With The World

A locally grown e-commerce platform in Afghanistan is connecting vendors with customers around the world, providing an important opportunity for the war-torn economy and inspiring a new trend of young women starting up their own small businesses. E-commerce site Click.af started in 2016 to give Afghans access to a domestic online market, and last year […]

4 Key Takeaways To Consider Before Adding Your Husband To Your Payroll

4 Key Takeaways To Consider Before Adding Your Husband To Your Payroll

I’ve written in the past about the decision my husband and I made to join forces and work together years ago. As best friends and life partners, we initially made the decision because my husband had spent far too many years selling his soul and time over to corporate America. We wanted a lifestyle where […]

How Your Origin Story Connects You with Your Audience

How Your Origin Story Connects You with Your Audience

The question I’ve been asked the most is, “So, how’d you get started?” It pops up during podcast interviews, at networking meetings, and even after I simply say my job title. People want to know the story behind the entrepreneur.  Amplify the impact of your story The answer to “How did you get started?” is in your […]

No Time For Excuse In 2021

No Time For Excuse In 2021

For many, the pandemic has shown us that the phrase “I don’t have time” is really just an excuse. How many times have we stopped going with friends, learning a new skill, exercising, or even starting our own business because we say we don’t have time? Surely, you, like me, several. These months of confinement have changed the […]

In Collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, the Pan-African Fintech InTouch is Launching Its 10,000 Jambaars Program to Support and Mentor 10,000 Young Entrepreneurs in Senegal

In Collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, the Pan-African Fintech InTouch is Launching Its 10,000 Jambaars Program to Support and Mentor 10,000 Young Entrepreneurs in Senegal

As part of its Young Africa Works program in Senegal, the Mastercard Foundation has partnered with InTouch to support their 10,000 Jambaars project, which will deploy a network of 10,000 agents to provide digital services across the continent, most of whom will be young people and, particularly, young women. This collaboration between the two organizations is part […]

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

When I stepped off a plane in Bali at 22-years-old, I was honestly a little bit terrified. I didn’t know what the future was going to hold, and back then I didn’t have any guarantee that my crazy plans to build a successful career on my own terms would even work. And even though I was eventually […]

How To Communicate Your Brand In A Crisis

How To Communicate Your Brand In A Crisis

Jessica Korthuis’s career plans never included becoming an entrepreneur. “I was working in corporate America,” Korthuis says. “I was working in fashion PR and I was on a one-way ticket to work at this big global fashion brand. Then my role was completely eliminated across the entire company.” Korthuis went home, threw herself a party with wine […]

Benefits Of Working With A Business Coach

Benefits Of Working With A Business Coach

Business coaching is proven to work when these two factors are present: the client is willing to grow, and there is a gap between where they are now, and where they want to be. That is all that is necessary for you and your business coach to solve problems, create a new life, turn a […]

Different Ways To Position Yourself As An Expert

Different Ways To Position Yourself As An Expert

Developing a reputation as an expert in your line of work is a surefire way to bring in more business. But how do you go about getting people to see you as an authority in your field? You could earn a Ph.D., but that is time-consuming and expensive, and you would still have to find […]

Here Are 4 Steps You Should Take To Finish The Year Strong

Here Are 4 Steps You Should Take To Finish The Year Strong

It has not been an easy year, and yet the very best entrepreneurs continue to rise to the challenge in their businesses and personal lives. As important as New Years Resolutions are, setting new goals year-round is how the growth really happens. Now that the year is just over halfway through, it’s a reflection point; where did you want […]

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