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50+ Tools to Start and Grow Your Business for Free
If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own business, or have already started, whether through a side hustle or full-fledged business, there are ways to do it at a low cost or even for free. One of the biggest obstacles for many to start a business consists in the initial investment that is sometimes required. CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR […]

50+ Tools to Start and Grow Your Business for Free



5 reasons why you need a business plan
A business plan is what a foundation is to a home. This means that without an appropriate business plan, chances are your business won’t make it. However, when we think of a business plan, many of us think of a daunting, lengthy process that may force us to figure everything about our business beforehand. Yet, it doesn’t’t have to be. […]

5 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan


How to create a simple business plan for your business
Creating a business plan for your business can be daunting. For many business owners, especially new business owners, creating a comprehensive business plan can seem like a challenge. Which is exactly why so many entrepreneurs tend to skip this step. However, what many of us don’t realize is that creating a business plan for your business is the best way […]

How to Create a Simple Business Plan for your Business



7 Things You Need to Start Your Business
Starting a business is a dream for many working women and men. The prospect of being your own boss and creating a legacy that outlasts us is indeed very attractive. It also means having more control over your hours, more flexibility and the possibility to create the life of your dreams. Most importantly, you are in control of your income, […]

7 Things You Need to Start Your Business


100 Side Hustle Business Ideas For Working Women
Please note this post may contain affiliate links.   One of the questions I get often asked is how to start a side hustle, especially as a busy working woman. I started blogging as a side hustle years ago, even before I had kids. Despite the demands of married life, mommyhood, and unending laundry, I’ve kept my side hustles alive […]

100 Side Hustle Ideas For Working Women



Ronne Brown - Courtesy of RonneB.com
Our Woman of Impact feature presents women who are breaking barriers in their careers, businesses and lives. These women are inspiring us to do our best work and live our best lives.   Our Woman of Impact is Ronne Brown, a wife, mother, coach, author, speaker, entrepreneur and overcomer. Hailing from Washington D.C, she has influenced thousands of entrepreneurs to live big, dream […]

Woman of Impact: Ronne Brown, Entrepreneur, Coach, Author, Speaker, Overcomer


4 Tips to Manage Your Side Hustle as a Working Woman
Side hustles are great, but managing them can be a challenge. In this video, I share 4 tips to manage your own side hustle, according to your priorities and lifestyle. Check it out below:   What tips would you add to the list? To Your Success, The Corporate Sis.

4 Tips to Manage Your Side Hustle as a Working Woman



5 steps to successfully transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship
When I decided to transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship, I wasn’t sure how to go about it, for the most part. For most, such a huge career transition is downright scary, if not close to impossible. Which is why it takes so many of us, myself included, so long to come to terms with it. Or even attempt it […]

5 Steps to Successfully Transition from Corporate Life to Entrepreneurship


3 Easy Ways to Take Your Business International
              Ready to take your business international? Operating an international business may seem daunting. Yet, if you are already operating a successful domestic company, you are in a good position to launch internationally. According to the Small Business Administration, two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power is in foreign countries. Here are three relatively easy […]

3 Easy Ways to Take Your Business International Today



Have a Side Hustle? 4 Things You Should Consider
  Our guest contributor, attorney and entrepreneur Dorcia Carrillo, shares some advice on the legal and business aspects of side hustles. In this new economy, workers no longer expect to retire from the company at which they started their careers. Instead, people are moving from employer to employer and often participating in the gig economy. The gig economy, as defined […]

Have a Side Hustle? 4 Business and Legal Aspects You Should Consider


How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space
If you’re an entrepreneur or a remote worker, you may have visited or used a co-working space. Actually, it appears that people who use them do thrive more than people working in regular office spaces. From seeing their work as more meaningful to feeling part of a community and having more job control, people in co-working spaces just seem to […]

How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space



At the BlogHer17 conference 2
This year, I attended my very first BlogHer conference in Orlando, after being encouraged to do so by my dear mentor Danyelle (check her out at The Cubicle Chick). The BlogHer conference is one of the biggest gatherings of content creators, social media influencers, and entrepreneurs in the US, garnering an attendance of over 2,000 women content creators every year […]

The Power of Being In the Room: 6 Powerful Lessons I Learnt from the #BlogHer17 ...




How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset
Have you been dreaming of building your own business? Are you hustling in your side business before and after work, creating your empire on the low? Are you ready to transition from employee to entrepreneur? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you’re already going through what I call the shift. It’s that mind shift, that transition, during […]

How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset


   This past week, I had the pleasure to host my first workshop on creating a strong brand for your career and business. To say that I was intimidated is an understatement! After all, conducting a workshop, especially your very first one, requires you to be adequately prepared, stand in front of an audience, and deliver valuable information, preferably without […]

How to conduct your first workshop



The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day. So you thought this entrepreneur thing would be all glitz and glam? That you’d finally get a full 8 hours of sleep while running your empire and keeping up with your weekly facials? The life of a successful, thriving mompreneur sporting […]

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur


How to turn your hobby intoa paying business
Got a hobby?If you do, (and yes, knitting ugly Christmas sweaters or counseling your desperate friends counts), there are actually some serious chances you could be turning those hours spent unwinding into some serious cash…Or at least some pocket money to buy the shoes, hook up your tired feet with a (much needed) pedicure, or pay off those pesky student […]

Got a hobby? How to turn what you love into a paying business



Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap 2
“You don’t have to have it all figured out before you dive in” – Lisa Jakub And so started this’ year’s Lady Project summit, which I had the pleasure of attending for the first time this past week-end in Providence, RI. And all I can say is ah-mazing! From the emotional opening keynote by writer Lisa Jakub, to Governor Gina Raymondo’s […]

The Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap


7 Steps to Plan Your Exit from Big Corporate
So it just hits you one day…After years in Big Corporate, doing the 9-to-5 thing, you’re finally ready to make the big JUMP into full-time entrepreneurship. Maybe up until now, you’ve been doing the side hustle thing here and there to lay the groundwork. But now, the anticipation is killing you, literally, and all you can think about is that […]

7 Steps to Plan Your Exit From Big Corporate