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Beacon DC: Building Inclusive Ecosystems with Intentionality

2018-10-25T21:24:18+00:00April 23rd, 2018|12PointFive News, Diversity and Inclusion|

This post is part 1 of 2 posts on the Beacon DC report. Last week I went to the release of Beacon DC's report "Building Inclusive Ecosystems with Intentionality: A Strategy to Support DC's Women Founders" held at Google Headquarters in downtown DC. You may know Beacon as the organization that supports women entrepreneurs in [...]

Lightning Round: Customers, Community and Quick Tips

2018-10-25T21:24:20+00:00February 14th, 2018|12PointFive News, Tips and Advice|

Last month, I said that 2018 would be the year of the expert for me so I'm highlighting the importance of seeking out (and actually listening to) people with expertise and experience as a business owner.  To keep the advice going, I'm sharing with you the results from the Mentorship Roadshow "lightning round." Each of the [...]

Mentorship Roadshow: Just the beginning

2018-10-25T21:24:20+00:00January 26th, 2018|12PointFive News, Tips and Advice|

While I’ve spent years devoting my working and waking life to women’s entrepreneurship, this past week was pretty special.  Last Saturday, January 20th, 12PointFive co-hosted the Mentorship Roadshow with Hera Hub and InnovatorsBox®.  With the support of a grant from Beacon DC and sponsorship from Popcorn and Ice Cream, we brought two dozen entrepreneurs and [...]

Be Your Own Best Customer

2018-10-25T21:24:21+00:00December 13th, 2017|12PointFive News, Tips and Advice|

Marketing Plans Work-when you implement them Sometimes it’s difficult to do for ourselves what we do for others – the cobbler has no shoes, the doctor doesn’t have regular check ups, the attorney doesn’t have a will.  The same is true for a lot of us in the service industry. We market others [...]