Monday, December 27, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010

Article of Interest: Qualities That Distinguish Women Leaders

Running a multimillion dollar business is no walk in the park.  To do a good job, it requires certain personality qualities as a leader to get things done.

From Finding 2:
This combination of traits enables the women in our study to express a unique approach toward dealing with disappointment, rejection or situations that don't work out their way. Dr. Greenberg explains, "They will feel the sting of being set back. They may even dwell on it, and tend to be a little self-critical. But then they will muster their assertiveness, shake off any negative feelings, learn what they need to carry on and a voice in the back of their heads will say, 'I'll show you.'"
Here's a look at specific qualities that distinguish women leaders.  It starts with these fabulous four:

1.  Persuasive
2.  Learn from adversity
3.  Inclusive
4.  Take risks

See if you have what it takes to succeed at becoming a standout leader.

The Qualities That Distinguish Women Leaders

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Article of Interest: How Not To Throw Your Business Plan Out the Window

Planning is a difficult process.  Business owners need to plan to launch new products, hit profitability goals and to attract funding.
Business moves fast: the product's features morph, new competitors emerge, or the economic climate shifts. When these changes occur, many people just throw their business plans out the window. For a plan to be truly valuable it needs to evolve with your company and stay relevant in the face of uncertainty.
Find out what the experts say about business plans, how to create one and how to keep it fresh.

Read:  Keeping Your Business Plan Flexible

Posted by:  Women Presidents' Organization Chicago

Monday, December 06, 2010

Video of Interest: Women Presidents' Organization

The Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) is the premier global peer advisory organization for women entrepreneurs with multimillion dollar businesses. Go here (/ to learn more and join.