Women in Business

What is your favorite business book?

QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 135 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/11/19

It may not be a book directly related to business but whose underlying principles, themes or statements have proved invaluable to your career/business/personal development.

Where does a new entrepreneur go for financing to formally start a business?

QUESTION | BY Hamilton Hami | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/10/19

I want to start my own sports bar pub and grill. I have an updated business plan which includes all the financial plans drawn out. I just need finances to start building.

What do I need to know about pursuing a career in hospitality?

QUESTION | BY Grace Sandak | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/10/19

I would like to start working in a hotel one day and would like to know if there is anyone that would be willing to have a conversation with me about the basics of getting started in working and...

What advice do you have for starting a business?

QUESTION | BY Tuong Aries | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/09/19

I want to start a business but I'm not sure where to begin. I have taken courses on Coursera and read many business books such as Michael T. Porter's "Competitive Strategy" and Robert T. Kiyosaki's...

How can I increase the market share of my airlines?

QUESTION | BY Raghav Mundara | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/08/19

I own a small airline that functions locally in Nepal. We are 3 partners and do not suffer from any communication gap or other problems between ourselves. We operate with 4 flights and fly locally...

The best way for Web & Mobile Dev company to charge their services?

QUESTION | BY asa asasa | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/08/19

I have a Web & App Development company and I was wondering what is the best way to charge my services? For example this company: infinum.co ... They have 35 employees. That means that they have...

How do you deliver excellent customer service in your business?

QUESTION | BY Denise Mock | 115 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/04/19

Looking for advice from people who serve people well. Customer service is something that ensures our customers hang out, continue to buy from us, and keep coming back.

What's the best way to deal with non-paying or late-paying clients?

QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 118 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/03/19

I've recently had to deal with clients who pay extremely late or simply avoid paying us entirely. I'd like to try to avoid lawsuits, and I'd also like to maintain as positive a relationship as...

What do I owe my partner that just left the company?

QUESTION | BY Matt Gilman | 21 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/21/19

I started an LLC. After a couple years of sputtering, I decided to get more serious about it, so I brought a partner on board. The idea was that this would always be a part time job that we did a...

How do I create a business plan for a home salon?

QUESTION | BY Crystal Harvey | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/19/19

I am a licensed cosmetologist. I am looking to open a salon out of my home. However, I am having issues with business planning. How do I go about creating a business plan?

How to Set Entry-Level Women on a Path for Advancement

BY Dr. Rosina Racioppi

Learn how managers can guide young professional women to help them advance their careers.

How do I write a business proposal to win over a new client?

QUESTION | BY King Solomon | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/10/19

I am starting a moving company and I want to know how to write a proposal to submit to a construction company to be their major contact for moving and cleaning any of their newly constructed...

What Companies Need to Know About #MeToo Internationally

BY Dr. Shan Nair

Over 75 countries have laws in place to combat and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Here are some of the most important aspects for employers to consider.

Who should write your business plan?

QUESTION | BY Heather Donovan | 34 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/01/19

My husband and I recently bought a food truck for healthy cuisine on-the-go. We've done a few 'soft opens' the past few weekends at smaller venues, but have yet to go anywhere that would attract too...

How Leaders Can Foster Human Connection to Drive Inclusivity

BY Nancy Harris

The tech industry has a diversity problem, and it's not the only one. Here's what you should do as a business leader to build a culture of inclusion.

How can an entrepreneur run multiple businesses?

QUESTION | BY Bennett Conlin | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/28/19

I'm working on an article for Business News Daily, the sister site of business.com, about running multiple businesses at the same time. Does anyone run multiple business right now? If so, what tips...

How can I start an online business directory?

QUESTION | BY Nazir Ahmad Noori | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/26/19

I want to start an online business directory in Afghanistan. Please guide me how to start and what are the important steps I should take first. I have already managed the below items. 1. Brand name...

How can I improve my education institute?

QUESTION | BY Mohamed Akram | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/23/19

I am a director of an education institute. Any one with experience please share me ideas as to how I can improve the institute.

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Protect Their Small Businesses

BY Deborah Sweeney

Follow these six steps to protect your new venture and intellectual property.

How do I start outsourcing business tasks?

QUESTION | BY Lynn Kretschmer | 21 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/12/19

I have no idea where to start outsourcing business tasks. What do I look for in an outsourcing professional? How do I know which tasks I should be outsourcing? When should I start outsourcing? Help!