September 22nd is designated as American Business Women’s Day. It is is a day to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for the to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking and national recognition.
American Business Women’s Day is a great way to gear up for National Business Women’s Week which has officially been celebrated the third full week of October since 1938.
Celebrating women in business is something that we strive to do regularly here at Divas With A Purpose.
Being a work-at-home-mom (WAHM) can be a wonderful experience. You typically can schedule at least some of your work around your family, you don’t have long drives to and from the office and you usually don’t have to spend exorbitant amounts on child care.
Of course, like many things in life, there is always a flip side — and in the case of most WAHMs, that is trying to juggle the real work and responsibilities that you have every day with the constant needs of your kids,
Do you have an emergency fund? It should just sit, squirrelled away, waiting for a rainy day, a leaky roof, or for your car to finally give up one morning. It doesn’t have to be loads, it isn’t your life savings after all, but it should just sit there. It’s your financial comfort blanket. You never need truly panic about money when you’ve got a bit of money whose sole purpose is waiting for everything to go wrong.
Thank you to Yvonne Williams Casaus, author of A Drop of Water, for today’s guest post discussing the importance of speaking up for suicide prevention.
September is Suicide Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die due to suicide every year. For every suicide there are many more that have considered or attempted suicide. For every suicide and attempt there are families and friends that have to learn how to overcome the traumatic aftermath.
I am a Therapist and Suicide Loss Survivor.
Seasonal businesses can be a risky prospect for many entrepreneurs. You are, effectively, putting all your eggs in a basket that may or may not pay off. That said, it is possible to develop skills, knowledge, and smart, savvy practices to ensure that your seasonal business enjoys maximum success. Let’s take a look at how you can manage a business with a seasonal market and ensure profitability all-year round. Read on to find out more.
Many of us have been there. A few tough months and now you’re in a bit of a sticky spot financially. Debts that need paying off, an empty savings account, and not enough money to cover everything, and … you’re starting to panic. The important thing is to stay calm, regardless of how hard that may seem. The more you panic and stress out, the worst things will get. It’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when you’re panicking,
I used Enterprise Resource Planning applications (ERPs) frequently when I worked outside the home for different corporations. Essentially, it is a suite of integrated programs that help your business run efficiently and effectively. As I grow my business – my enterprise (claiming it!) – there are many times when I fall back on my “corporate” knowledge.
In the strictest sense, an application is just a specific tool designed to address a specific problem.