Cindi Bigelow on Her Dream To Run Bigelow Tea

Cindi Bigelow is the president of Bigelow Tea. Bigelow Tea (http://www.bigelowtea.com) is a family owned company, whose goal is to produce the best cup of tea possible. One tactic used it to overwrap and seal the tea bag in a fresh foil packet, so that the flavor stays until one is ready to drink a cup of tea. In this...

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10 Things To Consider When Starting Your Business

  In a down economy, thoughts of self-employment spread like wild-fire. This may be especially true if you are not currently employed. Starting your own business and being your own boss can be incredibly satisfying and fulfilling, however, here are some important things to consider before jumping in (or quitting your day job). 1.     The idea. For every good idea...

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From Oklahoma To Sailing In The Skies With Virgin Atlantic: Allison Maslan Is One Entrepreneur To Watch

Allison Maslan is the CEO of Allison Maslan International, a Global Business Mentoring Company. She was recently named “One of the Top Women Entrepreneurs Who Inspire” by Self Made Magazine. Allison has built ten successful companies from the ground up starting out as a single mom on her own. She is the Executive Producer and host of her own weekly...

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Fashion Designer Liz Lange: The Accidental Entrepreneur

Liz Lange, Founder & Director of Liz Lange Maternity (www.lizlange.com / www.target.com) and Co-Founder of Shopafrolic (www.shopafrolic.com ), speaks with NEXT for Women about how she came to be an entrepreneur. She calls herself and accidental entrepreneur due the fact that she fell into this great idea when her friends complained about maternity clothing in general and seeing that their...

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The Pre-Meeting Strategy That Guarantees Post Meeting Results

Start your meetings right, and they are more likely to end right. Master facilitators at The Grove Consultants International say to do one thing at the start of every meeting: remember OARRs, or Outcomes, Agenda, Roles, and Rules. Outcomes Effective meetings define desired outcomes for success. I facilitate lots of meetings, and when designing them with a client, I ask,...

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The Resourceful Entrepreneur with Brittany Laughlin, Co-Founder of Gtrot

Brittany Laughlin is the Co-Founder of Gtrot. Gtrot (http://gtrot.com) is a company that shows an individual the best place, deals, and events in one’s destination. The site is personalized to an individual based on recommendations from Facebook, FourSquare, other social media services. Brittany talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about being a resourceful entrepreneur and what she did before she...

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Hugh Evans: CEO of The Global Poverty Project on The Power Of A Mentor

Hugh Evans is the CEO of the Global Poverty Project. The Global Poverty Project (http://www.globalpovertyproject.com) is a non-profit with the goal to end extreme poverty within a generation. In this video Hugh talks to NEXT for Women about the power of a mentor. His greatest mentor has been his family who have been with him along the way since the...

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Proud To Be Chic Sirens

We are so excited to be partnering with Chic CEO for the launch of their brand new Chic Siren program. Chic CEO is a fabulous resource for female entrepreneurs. They give all of the ground level – fundamental information you need to get your business started for free on their site. After much anticipation, they are now launching their Chic...

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Co-producer of ‘Yogawoman’ Kate Clere McIntyre on Directing Your Career In The Arts

Kate Clere McIntyre is the co-producer and director of the documentary film “Yogawoman” (http://www.yogawoman.tv/), a film about a generation of women who are leading the way in teaching the traditions of yoga from the busy streets of Manhattan to the dusty slums of Kenya. In this video Kate talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com/) about directing your career in the...

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The Secret Sauce

Because we get to talk to so many entrepreneurial women, we’ve gained quite a bit of insight into what makes them tick. What get’s them up in the morning, what gets them going – what get’s their goat. Through in-person events, blogs, social media and interviews, we get to know women who are really taking their careers by the reins...

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