women in business

From Knife Skills to Life Skills, Executive Chef Dana Shares Her Journey

“I don’t know what else I would do. Food has always been an integral part of my life,” said Executive Chef Dana Murrell. Chef Dana’s role in the culinary world has taken many forms throughout her life and career,…

Power Practice #18: Be Before Do

We all find ourselves off-kilter or off-center sometimes. And it can lead to self-sabotaging behaviors and default responses that we later regret. But what if we explored a different path? Henna Inam brings her 20 years of executive coaching experience to identity the…

Power Practice #17: Boost Your Self Worth to Grow Your Net Worth

Is money a constant source of anxiety for you? Nancy Levin, Emerging Women Live speaker and author of Worthy: Boost Your Self Worth to Grow Your Net Worth, has a practice that should help. The real key to creating financial freedom…

3 Must-Haves for Women Entrepreneurs

The face of entrepreneurship is changing in the United States. More and more women are taking the leap from employee to owner, and the number of women-owned businesses grew 74 percent between 1997 and 2015 – that’s one-and-a-half times…

5 Reasons We Want You to Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Some women decide to start a business because they have an innovative product idea that fills a gap in the market or a service they can offer that is in high demand. We love it when women choose the entrepreneurial…

Power Practice #16: Stepping Up and Speaking Out

There’s one question Nan Crawford hears a lot: How do I walk on stage with confidence, and genuinely inspire and influence my audience? In this Power Practice, Nan shares her tips for crafting a good strategy before your presentation or…

Power Practice #15: Unhooking from Praise and Criticism

Feeling stuck? You’re not alone. Many of us can vividly imagine the next phase of our lives, but are reluctant to take the leap until we’re “ready.” That’s why we love women’s business leadership expert and Emerging Women Live…

Could Women Overturn Traditional Labor Roles?

A 21st century woman who’s looking for a lucrative and in-demand field in which to start a career—or a business—may want to consider the skilled trades. While women have not traditionally filled job roles like electrician, carpenter, welder, or…

A Room of One’s Own: Why we need sacred spaces in order to create.

A few months ago, we had a feng shui master and his wife over for dinner. His wife and I were talking about our creative writing ventures and, when the master overheard, he chimed in with the simple question,…

Power Practice #14: Letting Go – A Meditation on Surrender

Are you feeling stressed out, rushed, or overwhelmed? This very simple practice has become a staple for the Emerging Women team. As Tosha Silver says, in this testosterone-driven culture it’s so important for us to let go of struggle and…

Power Practice #13: Motivating with Self-Compassion

Do you rely on self-criticism to get you moving? This written exercise from self-compassion expert Dr. Kristen Neff is designed to help you shift your motivational focus from self-criticism to the more energizing benefits of self-compassion. Press play to get…

Is your good customer service weakening your brand?

Surely you’ve heard the clichés: The customer is always right. Give the client what they want. Just do what you need to do to make them happy. If all else fails, give them their money back. But when have…

Marianne Williamson joins Emerging Women Live 2016

Best news EVER to close out Super Early Bird ticket specials… We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the one and only Marianne Williamson will be joining us at Emerging Women Live 2016. Talk about a trailblazing supernova: six of her…

Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code Joins Emerging Women Live 2016

A true political entrepreneur, Reshma Saujani has been fearless in her efforts to disrupt both politics and technology to create positive change. Yesterday she was named one of Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, and today we are so excited to name her as…

10 Key Words for Mindful Leadership

Women leaders are faced with numerous challenges in their careers. No matter what type of work you do, it can sometimes be difficult to sort through all the “small stuff” that naturally rolls across your desk, while staying focused…

7 Habits of Highly Resilient Women

In 2011, George S. Everly, executive director of Resiliency Sciences Institutes at the University of Maryland, was asked, “What’s the difference between those who choose to sink or swim in times of adversity?” He stated two factors: A lack…

How to thrive despite having so much on your plate

Do you find it overwhelming to juggle work, life, relationships, wellness and family responsibilities? You may need review your calendar and reevaluate what’s working and what’s not working so you can implement habits that support you for the long…

What must women bring to the world today? Jane Goodall knows.

When I think of Jane Goodall, one specific moment plays in my mind. It was about 9:30 at night, and she had just finished her brilliant keynote at Emerging Women Live 2015. This was, mind you, after she had flown…

Loving the Lives We Are In

Five Easy Tips to Move from Theory to Practice Have you ever started a new exercise regime to improve your health? Have you ever dedicated yourself to reaching a certain goal in your career? What about the dream of…

Investing in the SheEconomy

Want to be a part of the SheEconomy? Hear from expert investors on how women are using their money, power and influence to change the world in this clip from the stellar panel at Emerging Women Live 2015 to find out…

Watch: Emerging Women Live 2015 Recap Video

Want to see a recap video of Emerging Women Live 2015 that warms our hearts? Juliet Jarmosco was one of our photographers/videographers at the event. We covered the price of her ticket but she took care of everything else – all…

From Knife Skills to Life Skills, Executive Chef Dana Shares Her Journey

Power Practice #18: Be Before Do

Power Practice #17: Boost Your Self Worth to Grow Your Net Worth

3 Must-Haves for Women Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons We Want You to Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Power Practice #16: Stepping Up and Speaking Out

Power Practice #15: Unhooking from Praise and Criticism

Could Women Overturn Traditional Labor Roles?

A Room of One’s Own: Why we need sacred spaces in order to create.

Power Practice #14: Letting Go – A Meditation on Surrender

Power Practice #13: Motivating with Self-Compassion

Is your good customer service weakening your brand?

Marianne Williamson joins Emerging Women Live 2016

Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code Joins Emerging Women Live 2016

10 Key Words for Mindful Leadership

7 Habits of Highly Resilient Women

How to thrive despite having so much on your plate

What must women bring to the world today? Jane Goodall knows.

Loving the Lives We Are In

Investing in the SheEconomy

Watch: Emerging Women Live 2015 Recap Video

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