As Friedan very presciently noted in The Feminine Mystique, “It is time to stop giving lip service to the idea that there are no battles left to be fought for women in America, that women’s rights have already been won.”
But there is hope that American women will never again suffer from “the problem that has no name.” As Friedan wrote in 1997, “It’s awesome to consider how women have changed the very possibilities of our lives and are changing the values of every part of our society since we broke through The Feminine Mystique only two generations ago.”
How do you feel about the progress women have made?
One little girl in particular highly impressed me. Her spirit truly embodies what BizWorld is all about. She walked right up to me, shook my hand and gave me her business card. Did I mention these kids were about 10 years old? Her card read: “Aspiring Entrepreneur. Today: Learning and Playing. Tomorrow: Changing the World.” This little girl was fearless. Read More
In the beginning, Groupon and other daily deal sites were seen as a way to bring in more business. But more importantly, they were seen as a kind of marketing. You know, give customers a deal to encourage them to try out your product or service and they’ll be back for more. Even if they don’t use the savings, the offer builds visibility and brand recognition for your local business in the community. The trouble, some critics say, is that Groupon and sites of its ilk end up costing you in ways you might not expect, and that ultimately there are better ways to promote what you do. Read More