Tag Archives: Jacksonville Women’s Business Center

JWBC client’s creation makes One Spark

After Veronica Glover met Pat Blanchard, she was fired up to transform her vision into a life-saving endeavor for women and men in Northeast Florida. A Continue reading

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Woman Owned Alewife Shop to Open February 2015

If Kelly Pickard and Jamie Burket could bottle advice, they would have a lucrative sideline to their new business. Following several years of research that included networking with successful women, they plan to open Alewife, a craft beer bottle shop and tasting room, in early February. Continue reading

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Teach a Woman to (Talk About) Fish

Helga is part of a new breed of social entrepreneur, one who starts a company not just to make money, but also to make the world a better place. The joy of being a mentor, for me, is to give clients like Helga the words to describe the meaningful work she’s doing. Continue reading

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Coaching a Coach: Marie Hope, Vision in Business

Marie Hope started her career in the restaurant industry after completing her business degree in Leeds, England. Her commitment to lifelong learning also led her to earn an MBA and a degree in psychology. She worked in restaurant management and … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Rethreaded Trending Again

JWBC client Kristin Keen is once again making news – and you can help. Rethreaded, a local nonprofit that seeks to unravel the effects of the sex trade by providing safe, viable, and dignity-giving work to survivors who are building new lives, is currently #4 in Martha Stewart’s Made in America contest. Vote today to help her make the top 3! Continue reading

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Women Entrepreneurs Are Happy

When women have established businesses, they are actually happier than their entrepreneurial male counterparts, as well as rating their well-being more than twice as high as non-entrepreneurs and non-business owners. 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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