- June 22, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
In our fast-changing economy, more women than ever are taking the leap into entrepreneurship. Here’s … [+] some expert advice.
More women than ever are starting their own businesses. They’re willing to embrace the title—and the risks—of “entrepreneur.”
A 2019 study commissioned by American Express showed that in the previous five years the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. climbed 21%, while all businesses increased only 9%. Total employment for women-owned businesses rose 8%, while the increase for all businesses was only 1.8%.
The trend is not new. Between 1972 and 2019, the share that women-owned businesses represent of all businesses has skyrocked from 4.6% to 42%.
Dr. Charlene Walter can tell us a thing or two (and many more) about entrepreneurship. She’s author of Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur. The book’s subtitle offers a peek at what’s inside: 10 Mindset Shifts for Women to Take Action,…