As a business owner, you may be used to having control of what happens day-to-day, however, as the old adage goes, “you can’t control the weather.” As the snow storm “Nemo” hits the Northeast area this weekend, many people wonder if they should take the risk to go to work, or stay home in warmth.
Many people always look forward to the prospects of the New Year – it almost seems like a restart button on life. With that being said, the idea of the New Year’s resolution is popular. Almost everyone makes resolutions: promising to work hard for that beach-ready body they’ve always wanted or to help their communities.
Being a business owner, whether for a small company or a large one can be utterly exhausting. After a while, dealing with clients, meetings, budget plans and more can be stress inducing and you may find yourself lacking sleep. Despite wanting to complete as many tasks as possible in a single day, sometimes it’s better
Not only is it Women’s History Month, but today marks the 2013 International Women’s Day, where we celebrate all of the women in the world, who are intelligent, courageous, and strong. Every year on March 8, women all over the world are honored and empowered to keep moving forward. Though it is a day of
National Association of Women Business Owners – Central Jersey Wonder Woman of NAWBO – Kim Osterhoudt Kim Osterhoudt, the owner of “Jams by Kim,” joined the National Association of Women Business Owners Central Jersey Chapter in 2009. After attending an event at The College of New Jersey, which was sponsored by the organization, she knew
Susana Fonticoba Chapter President 2017-2018 In our regular personal and business calendars, it’s mid-year. But according to our NAWBO calendar, it’s the start of a new year. We have recently had a wonderful planning meeting, which was attended by the new board and interested volunteers. Because of our expansive geography, we want to make sure
Jo Ann Kirby, VP of Public Policy for our chapter, reports on her participation of NAWBO Advocacy Day. What a jam-packed, fabulous event! The activities actually started the night before at a cocktail reception where we heard from a number of organizations about the impact of women in business and women owned businesses. A representative
Did you know that one of the members-only benefit of belonging to NAWBO is the ability to participate in a Master Mind group? NAWBO members with similar objectives meet regularly to examine the activities, decisions, goals and problems that affect their businesses. By providing expertise, advice, focus, energy, understanding and support, each member can become
I started my business, Jams by Kim, in 2009, after leaving a job at a major financial services company. An entrepreneur friend suggested that I attend a NAWBO half-day conference. I had lots of questions and it sounded like a good thing, so I went. The thing about being an entrepreneur is that it can
NAWBO Participates In International Council on Small Business, submitted by JoAnn Kirby, Chapter VP of Public Policy
NAWBO Participates in International Council on Small Business 2017 GW October Conference Teresa Meares, current chair of the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development Board and immediate past chair of the NAWBO National Board, was in Washington, D.C. in October to share her path to entrepreneurism and the NAWBO story with academics and advocates from around