Top 10 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

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For the last six years, much of my day-to-day work has focused on helping entrepreneurs get their ideas out of their heads and onto paper so they can turn those ideas into their dream businesses. I’ve learned quite a few things about the personality traits that we must possess to make a living from something [...] The post Top 10 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Proven Tips, Tools, and Tactics To Conquer The Challenges Of Building your Business

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If you have been following me and The Women’s Code, you already know how passionate I am about helping women find balance and success in the business world, especially as entrepreneurs. And, I am big on providing tools to help you along the way. If you are in your Career ego-RHYTHM®, or see it in [...] The post Proven Tips, Tools, and Tactics To Conquer The Challenges Of Building your Business appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

What’s Wrong With Me?

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During a recent interview on the Answers 4 The Family radio show, one listener asked a poignant question. She wondered why she felt so unhappy. Was she dissatisfied because she didn’t find fulfillment in her current job, or was she simply overwhelmed and buckling under the pressures of being a working mother? It is easy [...] The post What’s Wrong With Me? appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

The Women’s Code: A New Leadership Model For The Bitch-Free Office

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Have you ever been bullied or the subject of gossip at work? Or, (and it’s OK to admit it) have you ever bullied someone else? I have. Running a business, leading a team, or furthering your career is challenging enough without the added aggravation of dealing with…let’s call her what she is—the office bitch. She [...]The post The Women’s Code: A New Leadership Model For The Bitch-Free Office appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Men Are Struggling – Women Are Fine!

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Buckle up, because I am sharing something that made my blood boil! Christine, one of my team members, sent me a link to this article from the Daily Mail. The male author claims that, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in the UK, 13% of women strongly agree they have achieved work-life balance, [...]The post Men Are Struggling – Women Are Fine! appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

How To Put Your Business On Steroids

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Ten essentials for running a successful business. By Beate Chelette The question came up recently during a private coaching session with a client. What’s the right way to set up a business, she asked. And what will make it the most efficient? I happen to love questions like this because business is in my blood and helping people become successful is my passion and profession. My answers to my client—and to you--are based on my own personal and professional experiences in setting up companies, and what has worked for me. Building a business is like building a house. Many steps are … [Read more...]

How To Find Acceptance And Move Forward In Your Life

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Recently, a client of mine called very upset about some bad news. A lucrative new government work project she believed was set to begin had just fallen through. It wasn’t her fault, the directors in Washington D.C. decided to put the project on hold. Convinced she would not have the cash flow to meet her kids’ tuition, she went into a hole filled with fear and a persistent loop of doomsday thoughts. I know what that’s like. I’ve been there, so for close to an hour, I talked to her about the importance of finding acceptance and disconnecting from her negative, dire thoughts. I’d like to … [Read more...]

Top Strategies Successful Women Follow To Get Promoted

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[Part Two] By Beate Chelette In my last article, I talked about the reasons why women don’t get promoted more often. My experience as a career coach and long-time entrepreneur has enabled me to witness, first hand, why men tend to get promoted at a higher rate than women. Here’s a link to Part One of the article in case you missed it. http://goo.gl/FWEwa Now I’d like to talk about the bright side, which is your ability to improve your chances of how to get promoted by following some key strategies: Groom Your Successor As long as you worry that someone wants your job you can’t get … [Read more...]

Women in Business – Infographic

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Women in Business Women have come a long way since the 1950’s. It is hard to believe that women were once discouraged and outright barred from most professional career paths. Now, as the 21st century gets underway, we see nearly half of all adult women hold full-time jobs with another 17% working part-time. These numbers would have been unheard of a few decades ago when women were expected to act as dedicated stay-at-home moms and homemakers. Compare that to today as more than a third of all working mothers now are the sole source of income within their households. Women in Business … [Read more...]