Five business leaders were honoured at the Female Entrepreneur Awards last night, which celebrated and showcased some of the finest achievements of women in business this year. The night drew attention to the entrepreneurial success of women in Australia, supporting a community of innovators, disruptors and business owners.
Today Cupcake Central founder Sheryl Thai talks about turning dreams into reality. 3 years ago she had a dream to open a cupcake shop and now she has three stores, a successful training and workshop arm of her business and has just finished shooting her first cook book. Today this simple and straight to the point post by Thai gives us some practical advice on just making it happen.
Our recent League of Extraordinary Women screening of the award winning documentary ‘Miss Representation, really got me thinking about how women are portrayed, especially in the workplace. From ‘bimbo’ to ‘bitch’ there are some serious stereotypes about women. The media portrays us as icy, tough and scary- or weak, emotional and unstable. Either way we really can’t win!
Join the LOEW for one of Australia’s first screenings of the controversial, award winning, US documentary, Miss Representation. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.
My relationship with pricing in my own business has been a rollercoaster over the years, and I’ve come to realise that I’m not alone here. What to charge is always a difficult decision when pricing your services. Do you take a percentage or charge a flat fee? There are so many ways to go about it depending on the industry you’re in and where you sit in the market.