Technology Really Can Make You Happy!
Soon after the creation of sheBOOM, we launched Happy Tech in response to feedback we were getting from readers. This section is designed specifically to help you and other women in service businesses use technology to save time, simplify their
The auto repair business is booming. And one savvy woman is sheBOOMing along with it! Karla Giardino started New England Automotive in Burlington, Vermont with her business partner in 2012. She was trained at the Center for Technology Essex (CTE) in their auto technology program and then went on
Question: Is it true that women have a harder time than men getting funded on Shark Tank?
Answer: Women are more likely to get funded by other women. That explains why Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran invests in women-owned companies about 48% of the time. Recent
That’s the number of new businesses started by women every day! Yes
A few years back, I interviewed Julia Pimsleur for an article I was writing about women who hit the million dollar mark in their businesses. She had launched an early childhood education business and was a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a group that offers
Kristin Comly and her father are a dynamic daughter/dad business duo! For the past two years, Kristin has co-managed her father’s office cleaning business, located right outside of Philadelphia – JBC Cleaning, LLC. Kristin’s dad also owns a building and office maintenance business, servicing healthcare
Leslie VanBogart, Owner of Your Tanning Bar
Leslie has only been in business for 4-1/2 years and is well on her way to her third location before the age of 30. Although the clock is ticking, Leslie is calm and collected as she shares her wisdom
Randi Busse is the President of Workforce Development Group, Inc. and the author of “Turning Rants Into Raves: Turn Your Customers On Before They Turn On YOU!” During the past nine years, Randi has worked with salons, limo companies, moving companies, restaurants, and a variety
Barbara Corcoran, one of the "Sharks" on the popular network TV show, has hired (and fired) hundreds of people throughout her career. She offers up these terrific tips for finding great managers and salespeople.
Here are some other great time-tested ways for identifying talent.
Once you've identified
Jeannine Hewitt, Founder of Geri's Garden, Fair Oaks, California
What’s your back story?
We opened in October 2001. I’d been working in a retail as a district manager. I did my research but…(there’s always a but!)
What would you do differently if you were starting all over?