Category Archives: Best Practices

Mentoring + Marketing = Business Win!

Find out how this woman business owner is reaching her goals as a result of the  Marketing MattersSM  mentoring program. Hanan Furqan, mother of five and CEO of ThreeZ Company, successfully completed the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s Marketing MattersSM  mentoring … Continue reading

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8 Rules for Success with Your Own Business

Establishing and growing a successful business is difficult, but there are some things you can do to keep your business and your sanity. Here are eight rules to guide you along your way. Continue reading

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SBA Presents Webinars on How Affordable Care Act Affects Small Business

Health care continues to be an important issue for small business owners. The Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority are committed to helping businesses navigate the changes and opportunities in health care through the Affordable Care Act 101 webinar series. Continue reading

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Jacksonville University Leans In

Women have a problematic relationship with leadership. We don’t think of it as a standalone skill and we don’t set out to “lead” people. What we do every day is simply what needs to be done. We see a wrong that needs to be righted or a job that must be finished, all work that needs to be done. We look around to see if anyone else is stepping up and, if not, we get on with it. Continue reading

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Nearing its 10th year, JWBC Reports Community Impact

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) will begin its 10th year October 1. As evidenced in our most recent Report to the Community, the JWBC story reveals more than statistics. The Report illustrates how our community-based organization remains laser-focused on … Continue reading

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JWBC Launches Advanced Financial Matter$

 Application Deadline: August 2, 2013 If you have successfully completed the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s Financial Matter$ Mentoring Program, then Advanced Financial Matter$ is for you. Once again, you’ll be matched with two volunteer mentors who will help you build … Continue reading

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Women Business Owners learn the Legal Side of Business

Because legal issues permeate every aspect of owning and running a business, the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) Business Women of Color Taskforce organized a workshop for women business owners to learn “The Legal Side of Business” June 27 at … Continue reading

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