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Eight Subscription Companies Worth Watching: Why They Are Growing and What They're Doing Right

The best subscription companies don't just thrive; they excel at solving an ongoing problem for subscribers and help them achieve their goals. Membership Economy expert Robbie Kellman Baxter weighs in on some of the most interesting subscription brands today and shares insights on why they are successful. San Francisco, CA (July 2017)—In recent years, the Membership Economy has been disrupting the old methods of doing business in a major way. Ess...
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10 Issues Topping Board Agendas in 2017

“The best boards are rethinking their assumptions about everything they know – from what business they are in, to how their corporate culture defines their company, to what needs disrupting and what doesn’t,” said Susan Stautberg , CEO and chairman of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) . “This has major implications for strategy discussions in the boardroom.” At the recent WCD Global Institute in New York, top global board leaders, CEOs...
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Nina Vaca founded the “TRI For Homes” campaign to build homes for families displaced by the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador. DALLAS, TX - July 25, 2017 - Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca will participate in the Ironman 70.3 in Manta, Ecuador on Sunday, July 30, 2017, to raise funds and awareness for victims of the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador, which left thousands homeless. The race begins with a 1.2 mile swim in the Pacific Ocean, followed by ...
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Enterprising Women Welcomes Three New Members To Advisory Board

Kathleen Steele, Shonda Scott And Caron Ng To Serve As Board Members For Women Business Owners’ Publication RALEIGH, N.C., June XX, 2017 –Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Kathleen Steele, Shonda Scott and Caron Ng to serve on the publication’s advisory board. The board is comprised of a select group of women and men who support the publication and give back to the women business owners’ community by p...
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AmEx Awards Two Outstanding Women Business Owners for Work in Govt. Contracting

American Express OPEN, the small business division of the financial services company recently recognized two women owned businesses for continued success working with the federal government. Details on these remarkable business owners can be found below: Red Carrot , a Hispanic woman-owned small business based in Miami, was recognized as the On the Rise Government Contractor of the Year. Over 80% of Red Carrot’s revenue is currently generated thr...
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From the WEGG June 2017 Newsletter

Think Outside the Country: Tips for Taking Your Website Global . In case you missed our May WEGGinar™ with John Yunker, co-founder of Byte Level Research, which ties in nicely with the article noted above, you can listen to it here . Read his If the world were 100 people report for insights on which languages you should support on your website.

The East Bronx Healthcare Microgrid Team Receives A $1,000,000 State Grant Based On Gotham 360’s Feasibility Study In the NY Prize Competition

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: New York City, NY, March 25, 2017 - The East Bronx Healthcare Microgrid was announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as one of 11 winners to receive a $1,000,000 grant to design a microgrid as part of NY Prize, a statewide initiative focused on modernizing New York City’s electricity grid. This project is based on a feasibility study, also funded through NY Prize and completed by Gotham 360.NY Prize is a first-in-the-nation...
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MEDIA ALERT: Newark Welcomes New Entrepreneurial Program for Low-Income Single Mothers

MEDIA ALERT Newark Welcomes New Entrepreneurial Program for Low-Income Single Mothers  Free “Moms Who Hustle” program launched in partnership with the Walker’s Legacy Foundation  Mayor Ras J. Baraka , Newark Community Economic Development Corporation acting president and CEO Aisha Glover , and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation will announce its new Moms Who Hustleentrepreneurial program for low-income single N...
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YEW Goes International!

Monica Smiley, Publisher & CEO of Enterprising Women and President and Founder of the Enterprising Women Foundation is delighted to announce that the Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Program is now officially an international event with the inclusion of a young Canadian entrepreneur. Nafisa Ahmed, a high school senior from Jarvis Collegiate in Toronto, Canada was the winning recipient and will be traveling to Fort Lauderdale for the Enterpr...
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2017 The Year of Empowerment - Principles for February-Financial Diligence

Book: “Girl, Get Your Money Straight!” by Glinda Bridgforth Website: Every year in celebration of the new beginnings, it is Southern tradition to prepare a special meal to usher in a prosperous new year.  So we pull out Aunt Bea’s secret recipe for what we think will help us gain financial prosperity.  It is legend that this special meal of black-eyed peas and cabbage greens provides good luck to help us see more cle...
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