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7 simple suggestions to 'green up' your wedding day, a real story from an Ann Arbor couple

Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 8:52pm
Success Story
Did you know that an Ann Arbor couple 'greened' up their wedding and you simply could do it too?   It was in August 2010, the Ann Arbor couple (Engel and Dyer) were married in a "green" outdoor wedding ceremony and...


Green Businesswomen - Grow your Mastermind Circle

Monday, August 16, 2010 - 5:25pm
When you're starting your green business, it's so important to have a core group of people to help you grow and thrive. Creating a mastermind group means developing this core group of individuals who help you achieve your objectives. For women in...


Learning how to Partner with Others: 5 Tips to Remember

Monday, June 28, 2010 - 7:55pm
Do you offer something that someone else may need? Does someone else offer a service or product that you need? Consider becoming partners! When you're building a business, it's important to work with people you trust and like. You'...


Five Principles for your Project's Success

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 6:44pm
Having done my Malcolm-Gladwell-esque "10,000 hours of experience" (in his book Outliers, Gladwell suggests that it takes 10,000 hours for someone to become an experienced professional, in any field), I feel like there are some fixed principles that...


Ten Steps to Manage and Protect your Online Identity

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 7:14pm
These days your Google search results are your resume (or so some would have you believe). I use Gravatar to add a photo near my comments, and I keep my online profile up-to-date on most of the channels Claimid.com/monicadear. Here are ten steps to...


Top Ten Steps to Building your Business

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 7:05pm
My partner and I started our web design company with two Mac laptops, a burning drive and passion for connecting people to the Web, and our personal address books. We were determined to focus on our core skills, which were converting ideas, needs...


What is Your Personal Mission Statement?

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:59pm
It's time for us to reassess where you are in terms of your overall sense of purpose and mission. If you are in business or thinking of starting up a business, now is an excellent time to incorporate your personal values statement into the...


Top Twelve Things to Know -- For Green Businesswomen

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:56pm
  The beauty of our marketplace today is we can always find a green option. Let's choose the sustainable or eco-friendly option over the mainstream version.  Here are top twelve things that I think all green women in business...


10 Ways to Be a Resource for your Customers

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:53pm
Here are ten ways to adopt a "resource provider" perspective when working with your existing customers.   1. Make Connections. If your client is lacking people to help get a job done, find those people and connect with them. Your partners in...


How to Save by Going Green

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:07pm
The term "going green" is starting to gain mainstream awareness. Any search on Twitter http://search.twitter.com/search?q=going+green or Google http://www.google.com/search?&q=going+green brings up thousands of other people and...

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101 Green Business Ideas

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:01pm
"Green" businesses that incorporate sustainability, recycling, energy efficiency, a focus on reusable materials, and eco-friendly practices are growing. Here is a quick list of 101 green business ideas. (originally published at TheGreenGirls.com...


Too Low, Too High? 12 Steps to Set the Right Price for your Product or Service

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 4:58pm
I've always believed that you must price your particular product or service at a level that provides value for others at a price they're willing to pay. There are two parts of a price tag: one is the actual sale price of the item. The other is the...

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How to Make a Difference

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 7:37pm
I believe that many of us are starting up, and supporting, green businesses, because when it boils down to the basics we have a great deal of respect for doing the right thing.   There is so much poverty in the world. Many people do not have...

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My Advice for Young Women, in Twenty Instructions

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 2:18am
1) Educate yourself. Learning is a pleasure. Learning something new every day is a true pleasure and a gift. Free your mind from "little thinking" and give yourself an opportunity to contemplate the magnificence of being alive. 2)...