Category Archives: Deborah Sweeney

Should Your Small Business Hire a Lawyer?

Before I became a small business owner, I was a lawyer. This leap from one very different career path was reminiscent of Elle Woods in the movie Legally Blonde going from fashion to law school. Only I started out as a practicing attorney, and later became the CEO of a small business. While, admittedly, there […] The post Should Your Small Business Hire a Lawyer? appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.

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3 Scary Things That Can Happen To Unincorporated Businesses

Halloween is right around the corner, and I’ve been thinking about the scary moments entrepreneurs face when they start their businesses. The most frightening moment isn’t when you take out a loan. It’s not when you’re drafting an in-depth business plan. The scariest thing a small business owner can do for their startup is to […] The post 3 Scary Things That Can Happen To Unincorporated Businesses appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.

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How to Start a Small Business at Home

Back to school season is in full swing for kids everywhere, which may leave some stay-at-home parents feeling empty nest vibes. Why not become a parentpreneur (parent and entrepreneur) and start a small business from the comfort of your own home? Sure, it can be a little stressful in the beginning to grow the business […] The post How to Start a Small Business at Home appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Networking During Summer Months

Statistics have shown that one in four individuals don’t network at all. The reasons may range from lacking enough time (which 41% of networkers admit is the case) to being used to seeing networking in a stereotypically unflattering light. The reputation of networking, unfortunately, is that a group of professionals is gathered in a room […] The post The Dos and Don’ts of Networking During Summer Months appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.

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These 5 Qualities Are Proven to be the Most Valuable in Business Mentors

SCORE, the nation’s most extensive network of volunteer, expert business mentors, recently released their Spring 2018 The Megaphone of Main Street data report on the state of women’s entrepreneurship. The document covered key findings in women-owned business, financing and female entrepreneurs, and the impact of mentoring on business success. While the entire report was incredibly […] The post These 5 Qualities Are Proven to be the Most Valuable in Business Mentors appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.

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