In the Company of Women

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HarperCollins, 1997 - Business & Economics - 263 pages
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Canadian Businesswomen Talk About What It Takes to Create and Manage a Successful Business
-- The only self-help guide offering entrepreneurial advice and experience from entrepreneurial women
-- Practical advice about the process of starting and growing a business
-- The experiences, both painful and exhilarating, of women entrepreneurs
-- Business issues and opportunities from a woman's perspective

This is the unique focus of In the Company of Women, a practical, highly readable and thoughtful self-help guide for women considering self-employment or looking for practical and moral support from their entrepreneurial peers.

Business writer Katherine Gay asked Canadian businesswomen to talk about their personal and professional journeys along the road of entrepreneurship. In their own words, they frankly and eloquently discuss the steps and missteps, the agony and the ecstasy, the "taste and feel" of what an entrepreneur is all about:
-- Common misconceptions about self-employment
-- The Business Plan
-- Getting financing
-- Finding a supportive life partner
-- Balancing work and family
-- Recognizing opportunities
-- Getting up after a fall
-- Hiring women
-- Useful resources directory

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Contents

Introduction
1
Endnotes
241
Acknowledgments
263
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