In Her Business

August 2012

Grace Bosworth and Addressing Fear with Action

09/20/12

Grace Bosworth and Addressing Fear with Action

Grace Bosworth, President of Global to Local Language Solutions, provides high quality technical translations and elite level interpreting services in 300+ languages. She wears many "hats" and has a drive to impact the future of those around her.   Q. What drives your passion for your business?   The ability to create my own future and to positively impact the futures of others around me is a huge driving force for me. I am looking at where I want to be and what I want to do 10 years from now. I love setting goals and working towards them. Down the road there will always be tough challenges, but going through them successfully and looking back also drives my passion.  More importantly, I want to understand what motivates my interpreters,...

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Genevieve Thiers and her Dream for SitterCity

09/13/12

Genevieve Thiers and her Dream for SitterCity

Recognized by President Bush at the White House as the Small Business Administration Young Entrepreneur Champion of the Year for 2006, Genevieve Thiers’ companies have won over 16 major awards. She is a writer for Crain’s Chicago Business and on the board of the CEC.  Genevieve’s latest venture was having identical twins, which occurred in late 2011. Her first company, SitterCity is America’s first company to take caregiving services online. Read on to learn more about her amazing journey. Genevieve Thiers has founded several companies in the Chicago area.  Her first company, Sittercity.com, is America's first and largest network to connect parents with child, pet, senior and home caregivers, with millions of caregivers internationally....

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Cathy Lindemann on Leveraging Resources

09/07/12

Cathy Lindemann on Leveraging Resources

Cathy Lindemann, Owner and President of Evolution creative solutions. Striving to “fill the gap” with solutions where there appear to be none, Cathy is driven by a desire to help companies be the best they can be. Learn more about her passion and her advice.

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Caroline Worley on Managing Growth

08/22/12

Caroline Worley on Managing Growth

Caroline has trippled the revenue for her business over the past few years and while this is an amazing feat, it has presented a few challenges that she has learned to deal with effectively.

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Constance Hill-Johnson Shares Her Secret for Hiring Good People

08/09/12

Constance Hill-Johnson Shares Her Secret for Hiring Good People

"I rely more and more on my current staff [for recommendations] – good people refer good people. I also work closely with training/nursing programs as well as senior organizations for referrals..."

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In Her Business: Replenish, the Spa Co-op on Navigating a Family-Run Business

08/06/12

In Her Business: Replenish, the Spa Co-op on Navigating a Family-Run Business

"We are family first. Some days our biggest challenge is healing wounds from the past and developing our professional roles aside from our familial ones."

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Colleen Harding of Cleveland School of Etiquette on Loving What You Do

08/03/12

Colleen Harding of Cleveland School of Etiquette on Loving What You Do

  Colleen Harding is a professional protocol consultant who is certified in traditional and corporate etiquette byThe American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia.  Prior to opening the Cleveland School of Etiquette and Corporate Etiquette, she spent over twenty years in the business market as a sales professional.  She a veteran broadcast sales executive in both radio and television.  In addition, she spent nine years in the telecommunication industry working in both the Cleveland and Columbus markets.  She understands the definition of competition and knows the importance of being polished to gain the competitive edge today.  Mission quote: “Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting...

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