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[Infograph] The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur: Miss Independent

Women entrepreneurs have come a long way over the last 40 years. Before 1974, banks could require women borrowers to guarantee their loans with cosignatures from husbands, fathers or male business partners.

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Under One Roof: Coworking

More and more women have struck out on their own, becoming freelancers or entrepreneurs. Yet despite the perks of striking out solo—flexible scheduling, the ability to pursue passion projects—there can still be something missing.

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You Code Girl!

What do an independent filmmaker, a biomedical engineer and an engineer who works at Google have in common? Melissa Pierce, Molly Rossow and Francesca Slade are all members of Chicago Women Developers, a networking and educational group for women in technology. The group started when Melissa ran into problems with her website. She took the […]

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Top 5 Ways You Get In Your Own Way . . . And What You Can Do Instead

Even the most ambitious people get in their own way, sometimes. They hold themselves back, blaming massive obstacles that stand between them and their goals. At some point, this is no longer good enough.

This month, I’m sharing with you top five ways that my Audacity Coaching clients get in their own way, things that prevent them from achieving their career goals…and how you can avoid these same traps.

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