For our next guest – it’s been a grueling year of paperwork and red-tape to turn her Young Women in Business Network (YWBN) into the first black female-owned Mutual Bank in South Africa.
To talk to us more about this I’m joined by the young woman herself Nthabeleng Likotsi and for more on the youth empowerment perspective I’m joined by Executive Chairperson of the NYDA, Sifiso Mtsweni.
Lehigh University’s Women in Business hosted it’s annual conference, providing a distinguished opportunity for Lehigh students and alumni to engage in professional and personal development through a value-added speaker series.
This is Isenberg Women in Business. These students value professional skills, personal development, and each other’s support. The Women of Isenberg Conference started here, but there’s so much more to know about this group.
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If you want to start your own small business, first you have to match your current interests, passions or hobbies with it. Here we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women. Check what is perfect to you!
10 – Website Development
If you’re creative and handy with computers, think about starting a small business that designs and develops websites for other companies.
Start by making websites for businesses belonging to your friends and family members.
9 – Catering Business
A catering business can be wildly successful, enjoyable and fulfilling.
If you love food, if you love people, then this business is yours.
8 – Writing
Write stories to local newspapers and magazines, or eg: write some story books to children.
Offer editing services to other writers looking to fine-tune their projects and website contents
7 – Pets
Pet owners are willing to spend money on pet sitting, dog walking, pet grooming like services.
Open a doggie day care, if you love pets.
6 – Virtual Assistant
As a virtual assistant, you perform the typical tasks of an administrative support professional such as word processing, researching, event planning, etc..
The best thing in the virtual assistant business is that everything is via the internet, so all communication are done via email, instant messaging or phone calls.
5 – Daycare
Childcare is one of the common businesses run by women entrepreneurs from home.
There is always a demand from busy working parents for reliable, loving and safe day care for their children.
4 – Handcrafted Items
Etsy.com is special for market your handcraft items, also you can get ideas from the items it has.
Being creative is the key to success.
3 – Herb farming
Herbs are very much in demand these days. There is a strong growth in the demand for organic and locally grown food, including herbs so this will be a great idea to start.
Those who love farming can start Small-time herb farming and You can sell your herbs wholesale to local grocery stores and specialty food markets, herbalists and aroma therapists, caterers and restaurants.
2 – Elderly Care Business
An alternative to traditional nursing homes.
There is big opportunity for nonmedical home care providers, who help seniors with tasks of daily living.
1 – Consulting
If you are an expert in a specific industry, such as finance, marketing, or mediation, consider beginning your own consulting business.
To be a consultant, you need to have the experience, skill, and knowledge in your chosen field. it doesnt mean to be the ultimate best. However you need the ability to sell yourself, and being up-to-date.
Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray appears at the Bloomberg Business of Equality Summit to discuss representation of women in the financial industry, how mentorship contributed to her success, and the steps that need to be taken to accelerate equality in the future.