All posts tagged "business owner"

  • 7 Things you need to do start your own business

    7 Things you need to do start your own business

    You’ve got the itch. A business idea that you’ve been dreaming about for ages. A potential partnership that you’re toying with in the back of your mind. If you decide to work for yourself, it’s...

  • 5 Lessons learned from a female entrepreneur

    5 Lessons learned from a female entrepreneur

    Owning my own businesses has changed my life for the better in surprising ways. Over nine years ago, aged 21, I decided to start my first business Zen Green Tea importing premium matcha tea. Fast...

  • Advantages of being a female-owned business

    Advantages of being a female-owned business

    According to the Women’s Business Enterprise Council, women are increasingly becoming business owners. By percentage, Australia leads the ‘Anglosphere’ with 32% of businesses (700,000) being owned by women, while it is 25% in the U.S....

  • Overcoming the working mother guilt trap

    Overcoming the working mother guilt trap

    Mother guilt: that feeling of not being enough, not doing enough and not being able to fulfill everyone’s needs. There seems to be no end to the impossible standards and expectations of being a working...

  • 5 reasons you should have a mentor

    5 reasons you should have a mentor

    Over the years I have had opportunity to own various businesses, some have been a success, and some have not. On reflection, one thing I wish I had done consistently is to have a mentor....

  • Common mistakes any business owner can make

    Starting your own business may have started as a dream. An idea you had one unsuspecting afternoon that has never left you, not until you made the right steps to create the business and move...

  • How efficient is your business?

    How efficient is your business?

    One of the biggest challenges for business owners is time. Deadlines and goals all take time to reach, but every single business out there could be doing more to give themselves more time. Efficient practices...

  • 3 Tips to make starting your own business easy

    3 Tips to make starting your own business easy

    When you first venture out of the corporate world into your own business many people will tell you that you can’t do it, its too hard, there are no regular paychecks, times are tough and...

  • ‘Leaning out’ instead of ‘Leaning in’

    ‘Leaning out’ instead of ‘Leaning in’

    By now, we should all be familiar with Facebook’s CEO, Sheryl Sandberg. She became famous when her autobiography, titled Lean In, became the new feminist manifesto for women in the office. Her book famously suggests...