Inspiration & Profiles

Experience is the best teacher. Listen to and read inspirational stories of struggles and triumphs from women business leaders who’ve overcome challenges and adversity to build successful careers and companies.

Webinar Replay - Breaking Borders
Webinar Replay - Breaking Borders

Kate Isler, businesswoman, nonprofit leader, author and gender equity advocate, discusses her book, "Breaking Borders" a remarkable story of adventure, family and career success that defied all expectations.

The Power of the Flower: Bride Takes Her Unique Wedding Accessory, Turns It into a Business
The Power of the Flower: Bride Takes Her Unique Wedding Accessory, Turns It into a Business

Denisha Anderson of Cleveland Flower Walls participated in a local pitch contest to help her compete for access to capital she needed to grow her business. Read more about Denisha’s business story and how she took a leap of faith into the wedding industry and brought her passion for florals along.

Mother/Daughter Duo Changes the World One (Healthy) Sweet Treat at a Time
Mother/Daughter Duo Changes the World One (Healthy) Sweet Treat at a Time

When A. Kouture of Fully Charged Allergy-Friendly Snacks entered a local pitch contest in Seattle, she had two goals in mind: help people with food allergies live a healthier, more satisfied life and grow her fledgling snack business with her mother. Here’s how she did just that.

Webinar Replay - Requisite Courage: How to Make Brave Decisions in Business & Life
Webinar Replay - Requisite Courage: How to Make Brave Decisions in Business & Life

Kris McGuigan, founder and principal owner of Professional Courage discusses her new book, "The Requisite Courage: How to Make Brave Decisions in Business & Life."

2022 Financial Confidence Survey Report
2022 Financial Confidence Survey Report

As we continue to push forward in a post-COVID-19 reality, women in business have shifted their concerns. Uncertainty about the economy and rising inflation are major factors in professionals’ confidence levels. Despite the changing market, women in business feel confident about their futures.

Roughin’ It RV & Cycle
Roughin’ It RV & Cycle

See how a business pitch competition co-sponsored by Key4Women gave woman-owned business Roughin’ It RV & Cycle great exposure and a substantial financial award.

Webinar Replay - Using Technology to Ramp up Your Small Business Performance
Webinar Replay - Using Technology to Ramp up Your Small Business Performance

Key4Women brings you an in-depth discussion on the latest technological tools small businesses are using to improve performance. In this seminar, we’ll explain how to create an “always open” experience for your clients, how to automate and speed up payments and receivables, mitigate the risk of online fraud and more.

A Business Inspired by Syd
A Business Inspired by Syd

Syd’s Book Shack & Boutique was inspired by Sydney Daggett, a 17-year-old girl with an immense love of books, telling jokes and eating Chinese food.

Goal-Setting Tips for Entrepreneurs
Goal-Setting Tips for Entrepreneurs

Whether it’s a personal New Year’s resolution or a business plan goal, there are best practices to help ensure success in goal setting.

The Role of Key4Women Certified Advisors
The Role of Key4Women Certified Advisors

How can a Key4Women Certified Advisor help you? Let us count the ways. They have studied, trained and tested and they are here to help you, a woman business owner.

TheWMarketplace: A Business Supporting Women-Owned Businesses
TheWMarketplace: A Business Supporting Women-Owned Businesses

Who doesn’t love an inspiring woman-owned business story? At Key4Women®, we especially love hearing about a business model that creates a platform to help others realize their dream as business owners. One such story is about Key4Women members Kate Isler and Susan Gates of TheWMarketplace.

Lilian Lo: Leading Change and Innovation at Oriental Jade
Lilian Lo: Leading Change and Innovation at Oriental Jade

Borrowing a term from the sports world, Lilian Lo is a “natural.” She embodies all the essential skills and attributes of a successful entrepreneur and instinctively knows when and how to make the just-right next play. She is a confident leader who embraces new systems and technologies, builds important relationships, and creates interesting opportunities for growth – all while investing in knowing her market, customers and employees extraordinarily well.

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