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The Business Sisters blog posts will keep you up to date on what’s happening! Find out the back-story to our events and conferences and more – we will be featuring reflections and more from local rural women entrepreneurs.

Small-Town Jealousy or Genuine Concern?

Small-Town Jealousy or Genuine Concern?

Photo by Javier Cañada on Unsplash Sometimes radical career change and entrepreneurship draw concerns and negative feedback from others. Are those comments really concern, or are they “tall poppy syndrome” in disguise?  Either way, Business Sisters offers...

Five Strategies for Business Self-Care

Five Strategies for Business Self-Care

Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash In an earlier post, we discussed how essential personal self-care is to our entrepreneurial resilience. What about business self-care? Let’s show our businesses some TLC too! As I interview women entrepreneurs during my research on...

What makes women entrepreneurs resilient?

What makes women entrepreneurs resilient?

A bit of background here before I tell you why I’m asking this question. I’ve been an entrepreneur since 1998. After we sold our family business in 2016 I went searching for my next gig. I wasn’t ready for retirement. Frankly I was afraid I’d be bored and I was afraid...

Business Sisters is About Real Life

Business Sisters is About Real Life

We've talked about how Business Sisters is dedicated to women entrepreneurs and why we focus on those in rural areas. Our third pillar is keeping it real. It's about being genuine Maybe it’s because in the country we like it better when people are themselves. Pretense...

For Rural Business Owners

For Rural Business Owners

Business Sisters celebrates women business owners and entrepreneurs everywhere. Though you’ll notice we focus more on ventures in rural areas and small-towns. There are very personal and self-serving reasons for that decision, I will admit. A small town is where I...

Business Sisters is For WOMEN

Business Sisters is For WOMEN

Why have an organization dedicated to women business owners, entrepreneurs, farmers, artists and artisans? Glad you asked. Business is different for women First when it comes to earning income, women often start from a different place. Many women turn to...