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Women’s History Month: Doing Business UNusual in Challenging Times

2020-03-17T12:37:34+00:00March 13th, 2020|12PointFive News, Diversity and Inclusion, Tips and Advice|

March is women's history month and we're still celebrating...right? This year, celebrations have been overshadowed by the uncertainty, event cancellations and disruption of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  I was lucky enough to to spend the first week celebrating with fantastic women business owners. They are an inspiration and also a reminder that change is the [...]

Collaboration is the new competition & other business lessons from Black Women

2020-02-10T18:00:44+00:00February 10th, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion, Tips and Advice|

https://vimeo.com/223227575 It's been all over my social media feeds so I recently watched She Did That.   It's a documentary about Black women entrepreneurs overcoming obstacles to grow successful businesses. Renae Bluitt, the filmmaker, interviews Black women who founded successful brands. They talk about their trajectory from startup, to scale, and in one case [...]

Podcast: Get Bigger Clients (and more of them) on the Rhodes Perry Podcast

2020-02-10T17:04:03+00:00February 3rd, 2020|12PointFive News, Certification, Diversity and Inclusion, Podcasts, Tips and Advice|

Liz talked to Rhodes Perry about how hashtag #outbosses can achieve their business goals. If you are struggling with how to get bigger clients and more of them, if you think you don't have the time to learn tips and tricks, or you just don't know where to start, this is the place.

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 [...]