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Rut Resolution: 8 Great Ways to Foil Small Business Stagnation to Accelerate Growth


A U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed nearly half of all small businesses fail within the first four years of their existence. While there are many proven causes, including owner incompetence, inexperience, fraud and neglect, one killer culprit often flies under the radar: stagnation. Indeed, losing momentum—with respect to revenues, market share and other mission critical indicators—is one sure fire sign that an entrepreneurial endea...
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Bee Generous this Holiday Season


While beekeeping is often thought of as a hobby in the United States, in many countries around the world, beekeeping is an important livelihood that can provide income to a family in need and place them on the path toward sustained economic success. In addition to providing nutritious honey, beehives provide beeswax that can be used in the production of candles. Bees also help pollinate and grow healthier crops, extending the benefits of beekeepi...
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Jazzercise, Inc. CEO and Founder Wins ‘Women Who Mean Business Award’ for Second Time


San Diego, CA – November, 23, 2016. The team at Jazzercise, Inc. is honored to announce that CEO and Founder, Judi Sheppard Missett has won the San Diego Business Journal’s ‘Women Who Mean Business’ Award on November 9th, 2016. This will be Sheppard Missett’s second time winning the award. Per the San Diego Business Journal, “This is the city’s biggest and most anticipated reception and awards program of the year honoring the region’s most succes...
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CloudNOW Survey: Half of Women Working in Tech Industry Say Upper Management Is a ‘Boys’ Club’


New survey data from CloudNOW reveals that women working in tech still face a significant amount of sexism in the workplace. CloudNOW, the executive consortium for the leading women in cloud and converging technologies, today released the results of its Women in Tech survey. The survey, conducted by global consultancy Kantar TNS, discovered that women in tech are generally satisfied with their careers but are subject to a significant amount of se...
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Outlook of Women Small Business Owners American Express 2016 Holiday Growth Pulse


Women Business Owner Highlights. Noteworthy women business owner highlights are as follows: 100% feel confident that they can access the funding they need to grow their business during the holidays 87% feel this year’s holiday sales will be the same or stronger than last year (vs. 90% of men and 88% overall) Seventy-seven percent plan to grow their businesses (vs. 72% of men and 74% of businesses overall) The biggest challenge they face as they p...
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