Taking Care of Business

August 19, 2013 - 12:57 — KentPalmer
Taking Care of Business

Do women entrepreneurs spend too little time focusing on profits?  Do they sometimes shy away from the idea of building wealth and getting rich from their businesses?
That’s a possibility put forth by the author of an article in The Nation which was mentioned in a recent Wall Street Journal “Small Business Must-Reads” column found here.
Business owner Manar Al Hinai goes on to say that striving to earn a healthy profit can be just the motivation women need to develop and expand their businesses.  How to accomplish this?  She suggests increasing prices for value-added products and services, investing more in the business, and concentrating on profit-making as a key goal.

To read more about women in business, consider some of these Naperville Library resources.  Click on the cover image to connect to the lirbary catalog record for the desired item.

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Fiumara, Georganne 
How to Start a Home-Based Business to Become a Work-at-Home Mom
Sherman, Aliza 
Mom Incorporated:  A Guide to Business + Baby
Rouda, Kaira Sturdivant  
Real You Incorporated:  8 Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs
McClelland, Audrey Couto  
The Digital Mom Handbook:  How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet, and Facebook Your Way to a Dream Career at Home

For women more interested in re-joining the workforce than becoming entrepreneurs, please keep in mind Naperville Public Library's August 28th program from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Nichols Library Community Room.  "MOM, Inc.: Re-entering the Workforce" will offer valuable information on building networking contacts, presenting stay-at home experience in a favorable light, and developing a resume.  No registration is required, so please join Becky Brillon of the Community Career Center for this important presentation.