Enterprising Women Summer 2022 – Creating An Advisory Board

When I meet with business owners about forming an advisory board for their company, they usually have the wrong idea about advisory boards – all boards are not the same. The top two common comments that I hear are regarding the type of board needed and why an owner wants a board. These comments allow me to assess their need for an advisory board. Owners are not usually skilled at identifying the type of board they need.


4 Smart Moves to Age-Proof Your Resume as an Older Worker

With age comes wisdom and experience, but when you’re job hunting, being an older work doesn’t always feel like an advantage. In fact, those who’ve been working for decades are often perceived as too expensive, lacking in the latest tech skills, or generally not as up-to-date as their younger counterparts. Though it’s illegal to discriminate based on age, it does happen.


Why I formed an Advisory Board – By Dr. Sandi Webster

Circa 2004, two fledgling business owners had a lot of faith that the business they started from the ashes of 9/11 would grow. They knew the time was right for a women-owned marketing and analytics consulting company to create strategies and deliver tactics for the top financial services companies.


Enterprising Women Winter 2021

Workshops and mentoring for other women who want to take the Next step. In their WPONext lives, members downsize, start new companies, create platforms for Angel investors, support charities, and travel the world. In our recent workshop, WPONext members advised to look out for pitfalls while selling your business. On an in-person panel at the WPO 2021 conference in Nashville, members Leslie Saunders and Sandi Webster, and other members via video, shared their experiences selling their companies and identifying critical points for all entrepreneurs to consider.


How different generations work on the go

For many, teleworking is a normal occurrence. A 2016 Gallup poll found that 43 percent of working adults spent at least some time working from home. With advancements in technology, cloud-based file sharing and storage and demands for more flexibility, it’s a trend unlikely to stop anytime soon.