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Podcasts and Being Fearless

2020-01-14T02:17:52+00:00January 14th, 2020|12PointFive News, Just a thought, Podcasts, Tips and Advice|

Photo by CoWomen on Unsplash I'm behind on my podcasts There are a lot of great things about entrepreneurship but one of the best consequences of going out on my own has been not having a commute. My business allows me to work from home, or Hera Hub, or a coffee shop, or my client's office but I [...]

Podcast: Accelerate Growth with Diane Heilbig

2020-01-13T21:11:29+00:00December 12th, 2019|12PointFive News, Certification, Diversity and Inclusion, Podcasts, Tips and Advice|

Diane and Liz had a great time talking certification and tips to leverage it. Tune in here to listen to the episode: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/dhelbig/2019/12/12/leverage-certification-for-bigger-clients-and-more-of-them

Business development: Get to know your target clients

2019-10-15T16:57:40+00:00October 15th, 2019|Certification, Diversity and Inclusion, Tips and Advice|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyoNEhlDU48&feature=youtu.be If you're looking at the video thinking, "That's not Liz." You're right! In talking effective business development, once we get past the process of leveraging their business certifications, the thing I talk about most with my clients is getting to know their potential customers. They have a plan and a list of a [...]

Brain Breaks or Does fun benefit your business?

2019-08-15T19:19:21+00:00August 15th, 2019|12PointFive News, Just a thought, Tips and Advice|

I was at a loss for how to bring together the thoughts running around in my head in these few hours before I take a very needed vacation for a few days with my family.   A few days ago I showed up at the airport to fly to a conference very early in the morning. [...]

Get Married and Have a Baby…in Business: Things to keep in mind for a successful business partnership

2019-04-15T17:26:43+00:00April 15th, 2019|12PointFive News, Just a thought, Tips and Advice|

Over the past few months I've had the privilege to work in partnership with two fabulous women to launch a new product in the supplier diversity space. In the course of a few months we developed and launched a brand new product that is the brainchild of three business owners. While I'd love to fill [...]

Celebrating Women’s history (and present and future…)

2019-03-18T23:24:56+00:00March 18th, 2019|12PointFive News, Diversity and Inclusion, Just a thought, Tips and Advice|

I kicked off a very busy Women's History Month preparing for a talk I'm giving today to help women elevate their professional presence.  As I pulled together the information, I had the good fortune of a calendar packed full of events celebrating women business owners. I surrounded myself with dynamic leaders and listened to their [...]

Off to a running start

2019-01-15T17:24:54+00:00January 15th, 2019|Just a thought, Tips and Advice|

Happy New Year and to those of you in the DC area, happy first snow day of 2019! And while I'm still saying Happy New Year, a part of me feels like 2019 is off to a running start. Perhaps that's why Facebook keeps showing me videos of runners helping each other across finish lines.   [...]

You Had a Matchmaker. Now What? Tips for Women-Owned Businesses

2018-11-08T20:31:48+00:00November 8th, 2018|Certification, Diversity and Inclusion, Tips and Advice|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsdLEkAxHxk Last month, I joined up with Cass Bailey of Slice Communications for a webinar titled You Had a Matchmaker. Now What?  A matchmaker is a one-on-one meeting between a certified women's business enterprise (WBE) and corporate representative at a national WBENC event or a regional event from one of WBENC's Regional Partner Organizations [...]