Articles & Advice for Women

Women Empowering Women is centered on the belief that women are stronger when they work together. It’s time to realize that our best resource is each other. None of us have to go through our problems alone. The stronger your network is, the stronger your chance for success.  Through the many resources available on this site, we offer advice for women to help them learn, connect, and succeed.

Below, you’ll find a number of articles on women’s empowerment written by women who persevered and overcame some of the same problems that you may be experiencing in your own life. Our numerous articles on women’s empowerment offer the right advice for women when it’s needed most. Whether you’re looking for career guidance, striving toward financial success, or want to live a healthier life, we’ve got you covered. Our blog is broken down into several sections, and within each one, you’ll find stories, advice, and useful information from other women to help empower you to move forward.

10 Trending Products to Sell in 2018

Thinking of selling online? Willing to increase your income? Check what Nicole Martins Ferreira recommends. To succeed in ecommerce you need three things: the best products to sell, the skills to market them, and the drive to succeed. I know you already have the...

Incorporation Explained

What does it mean to incorporate? Incorporating a business means turning your sole proprietorship or general partnership into a company formally recognized by your state of incorporation. When a company incorporates, it becomes its own legal business structure set...

7 Simple Ways You Can Protect Your Idea From Theft

As a business grows, pitching becomes increasingly important. As the business seeks investors, new clients, or even new employees, a business owner must repeatedly reveal details about the company to others. Idea theft is an ongoing concern for many of these business...

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

A look at entrepreneurship through the lens of uncertainty. Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a...

Inspired or Frustrated, Women Go to Work for Themselves

An ocean separates Chupi Sweetman-Durney, who lives in Dublin, and Lea Giovanniello of Vienna, Va., and they have never met. Yet their workplace experiences and career paths — at a time when women still struggle with both — are a testament to what’s possible. Here are...

What Happens to a Woman’s Brain When She Becomes a Mother

BY ADRIENNE LAFRANCE JAN 8, 2015 From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions. The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the...

Consumerism. Shopping. Sale Trap.

When it comes to shopping I both like it and hate it. For some unknown reason I find it very hard to pass by a shop that screams SALE. Even though there are sales, Black Fridays, sample sales almost every day, I still find it hard to resist just checking what’s on...

33 Powerful Ways of Overcoming Fear Right Now

Source: https://www.wakeupcloud.com/   Getting through fear is a skill that anyone can learn. The problem is that most people cling to their fears, because it seams easier, safer, and comforting. If you aren’t ready to face your fears, you probably won’t transcend...

Parenting in the Dangerous World

Author: Lisa C. Baker Overprotective parenting has become a lifestyle for many families, as parents hover over their children in fear that they might get hurt. But kids also need to experience the world firsthand in order to learn and grow. How do you find the balance...

Our Teens are Getting the Wrong Idea about Body Love

Author: Amy Roskelley When body love is appearance-focused, it’s not really helping our kids. I recently messaged all the teenagers I knew on Instagram to ask them what they thought it means to love your body. I wasn’t exactly surprised by their answers; they matched...

Importance of self-esteem

Our self-esteem is how we value and perceive ourselves. If you have low self-esteem you may feel: like you hate or dislike yourself worthless or not good enough unable to make decisions or assert yourself like no one likes you you blame yourself for things that aren't...

The Art of Listening

BY: DAVID LIPMAN, Co-Founder, WEW Llc Which is harder to master and which is more important? Talking or Listening? Listening, truly listening is not only much harder but requires special skills and years of practice to be effective at it. You may listen to two people...

Investing

Investing 101 Part 9: The Law of Supply and Demand

Investing 101 Series – Part 9: The Law of Supply and Demand The principle of supply and demand is one of the most important concepts in economics. It helps us understand how and why transactions on markets take place and how prices are determined. To learn more about...

Investing 101 Part 8: Choose a Financial Planner

Investing 101 Series - Part 8: How to Choose a Financial Planner Financial planners advise clients on how best to save, invest, and grow their money. They can help you tackle a specific financial goal—such as readying yourself to buy a house—or give you a macro view...

Financial Literacy

Investment Terms

BY JOSHUA KENNON One of the toughest parts of beginning your journey as an investor is encountering terms that you don't understand. It can seem overwhelming in the beginning but, like anything, once you get the hang of it, you realize there was no reason to be...

Closing the Gender Investing Gap

By Stephanie Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer, Goldman Sachs June 19, 2018 Goldman Sachs one of the most prestigious Investment Banks in the world is offering their capital market strength to help women entrepreneurs. In our opinion this represents a classic beginning of...

Beginner’s Guide to Section 529 Savings Accounts

Consider a Section 529 Plan for Your Child's College Future Author: Ken Clark Updated March 17, 2018 Funding college is a great concern for parents, grandparents, and other loved ones. A smart investment like a Section 529 savings account can help you build on your...

Banking

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20 Simple Ways Too Take Great Care Of Yourself

Source: Danielle Eva Pewhairangi With a season change upon us, it's important to take extra good care of ourselves. Therefore, I've designed this little 20-step plan, full of tips on how to re-vamp without feeling hungry or doing anything too extreme. Be prepared to...

10 Healthy Habits Parents Should Teach Their Kids

As a parent, you pass more than genes down to your children. Kids pick up your habits too — both good and bad. Show your kids you care about them by sharing these nuggets of health advice that they’ll carry with them long after you can carry them. Habit 1: Make eating...

Teaching your Children about money in the digital world

Source:  https://www.heritageisle.com.au/teaching-your-children-about-money-in-the-digital-world.html 'Invisible money' is becoming more prominent in the digital age, teaching your children about money and how to manage it is now more important than ever. The 2016 UK...

What Gender Pay-Gap Statistics Aren’t Capturing

By Bourree Lam JUL 27, 2016 Women are in fact more likely to choose lower-paying jobs, but numbers do a poor job of highlighting the cultural biases that can shape their decisions.   In discussions of the gender-pay gap, there’s one counter-argument that comes up a...

LUCK – WHAT IS IT REALLY??

BY: DAVID LIPMAN, Co-Founder, WEW Llc Everyone in life ponders their fate and direction of their life and especially their career. More often than not they look at other people and say to themselves boy that person was lucky. When I became Controller of Salomon...

The Decline of the quality of life in the United States – Part 1

BY: DAVID LIPMAN, Co-Founder, WEW Llc The quality of life which includes all the basic areas: health, happiness, financial security and life without stress has deteriorated rapidly in the last 4 or 5 decades. In order to provide for a comfortable existence, health...

The Change for Women Taking Place Worldwide

As I look at my business career, I had to develop the ability to see changes taking place before they materialized. This is something that you learn and experience in a world where the only thing you can be sure of is change which always starts to happen before anyone...

How to Enhance Your Career Without Changing Jobs

Author: Cynthia D. McCauley Most professionals think they have to change jobs every three years to get ahead. But you really don’t have to move to a new job or company to advance your career. Chances are, your current job offers challenges and opportunities you...

What Is Poise?

To be poised is to have both a mental and physical mastery over yourself.  It’s clarity and forthrightness under pressure. It’s steadfast confidence and decisive, rational action. It’s phronesis, strength, and composure. Poise is shown in the graceful and elegant...

Being Woman – Part 4: Thank you Ross!

When I was in my early twenties I received a book, a handwritten book, a book for me and about me, a love book, a good bye book. I tried reading it, but it felt so stupid and embarrassing, so I came back home and put it in the back of the drawer. I didn’t know what to...

Being Woman – Part 3: About Me

I was born in January – first month of year, first month of winter. I remember reading somewhere that people born in winter are less happy and more depressed. In my case it is true. I always thought that having a boring life is the worst thing that can happen to a...

Being Woman – Part 2: Saying Goodbye

The process of separation is very very long and painful. It has been almost a year now in my case. And things are slowly moving forward. Apartment that once was our common home is for sale now. I look at the pictures and all the things were bought, used, enjoyed by...

Being Woman – Part 1: Only One Thing

Every morning I open my eyes and feel flooded by the pile of things I have to do: have a shower, wash my hair, find decent outfit for myself and my kids, make breakfast (usually it’s 2 different sorts of porridge), drink lemon water, make coffee, prepare fruit and...

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