How to Become a Successful Woman in Business

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Ingrid Vanderveldt (@ontheroadwithiv). Ingrid is an entrepreneur, investor and media personality, and currently serves as Dell’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR). As Dell’s EIR, she oversees the program that provides access for Dell’s 10M small business customers and her resources … [Read more...]

How to Run a Successful Small Business With Your Kids

How to Run a Successful Small Business With Your Kids

Linda Collinson is no stranger to entrepreneurial success. In the '80s, she developed a natural skincare line, LaCrista Natural Skincare, from her kitchen table. Her small operation grew quickly, and by the '90s her products were being sold in Wal-Mart, Whole Foods, Giant Foods and in other stores across the country and internationally in China. When she started, her only staff was her son, daughter and husband. After nearly 15 years in business, Linda sold the company for a seven-figure deal … [Read more...]

Balancing Life as a Motherpreneur

Teresa Taylor

Guest Article Following a keynote speech on creating a unique customer experience, I was approached by a guest who asked “How do you do it?” As I started re-summarizing my speech she interrupted and said, “No, no, no - How do you balance your work and home life? You seem like you have it so together!! I have been asked that question endless times and as my career advanced to the corner office – men and women – became even more inquisitive. The truth is - my answer has always been the same: … [Read more...]