Ladies, Start Your Engines. Get Your Business On The Road To Success

In our fast-changing economy, more women than ever are taking the leap into entrepreneurship. Here’s … [+] some expert advice.

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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,…

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