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Meet Women in Business Christine Chuke and Nneka Achufusi
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Meet Women in Business Christine Chuke and Nneka Achufusi

Meet Christine Chuke (President) and Nneka Achufusi (Vice President) of Cypress Commercial Construction (A Division of Cypress General Contractors, LLC) this weeks featured Women in Business! Tell us about your business. We are a women owned commercial construction firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with a second location in Rockville, Maryland. […]

Number of Businesses Owned by Women of Color Soars
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Number of Businesses Owned by Women of Color Soars

The number of businesses owned by women of color has increased rapidly since 1997 when there were just under one million. Today, that number has more than doubled to an estimated 2,934,500 accounting for one in three (32%) of women-owned firms. While firms owned by women of color are smaller […]

Yes, It IS Our Business: 11 Strategies to Help Enterprising Women Take Advantage of Right Now
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Yes, It IS Our Business: 11 Strategies to Help Enterprising Women Take Advantage of Right Now

It’s a fact: women in business are on the rise. We’ve all heard of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, both of whom rocketed Wonder Woman-like through the glass ceiling to become household names. And those two famous females are hardly alone: women now occupy 24% of […]

Beyond the Business Plan
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Beyond the Business Plan

“Lucky” 13 Essentials You Won’t Learn in Business School There are a lot of different beliefs about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. When you look at famous, crazy-successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey, maybe you feel more discouraged than inspired. I could never do what […]

Always Right: Five Risks You Must Take with Your Customers
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Always Right: Five Risks You Must Take with Your Customers

Many business owners are risk-averse, and for good reason. However, if you want to be successful, Tom Panaggio says there are five risks you must take when it comes to building relationships with your customers. Here’s one of business’s dirty little secrets: Many business owners prefer to keep their customers […]

How Female CEOs Can ‘Lead with Impact’
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How Female CEOs Can ‘Lead with Impact’

3 Ways to Set Yourself Apart from the Competition A record number of women are Fortune 500 CEOs. Women are launching businesses at 1.5 times the national average. There are now 8.2 million American women running their own companies. “The numbers are notable,” says executive and business coach Debora McLaughlin, […]

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