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Youth vs Experience

Increasing numbers of graduates are setting up their own businesses. Is youth and enthusiasm all you need, or should you get a few years of experience under your belt before striking out on your own?

Follow the debate.

Read this article — Youth vs Experience
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If you have a business in Durham, and want to build up your contacts and meet like-minded women. Then Enterprising Women Durham is the club for you!

With over 18 years experience as owner of successful companies, Nancy is looking forward to building a dynamic local club of Durham businesswomen who want to build their relationships, learn from each other, and share knowledge, inspiration and motivation!

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There will come a point in many people's life when a better work life balance becomes a priority. You may be a parent, approaching retirement, recovering from an illness, caring for a sick or elderly relative or wanting to pursue further education or another interest.

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When the going gets tough, new data suggests that it’s mostly female business owners who feel the urge to ‘get going’. Women, it appears are leading a new start-up generation.

We have been very busy bees, working constant to update our website so that it looks and feels better to use:

Read this article — Exciting NEW changes to our website!

On 24th July the Enterprising Women held a one-day conference as part of the International Festival for Business in Liverpool. This jointly hosted event with Liverpool Club host Karen Bellion, was a wonderful day with packed with a variety of speakers, panel sessions, a book launch and even a harpist!

Read this article — The world comes Liverpool

If you’re an Enterprising Women member that hasn’t completed your online profile then this is a message for you. We will soon be launching new online business cards on the website, which is a perfect way to promote your business to other Enterprising Women website visitors.

Your profile can include your name, a summary of your business, your contact details, website and logo or photo. 

We’d love your support in completing a quick 15-minute survey about what you see as your key ‘barriers to growth’. 

To thank you for your time, everyone that completes the survey will go in a draw to win £1,000 for a charity of her choice, kindly donated by Barclays.

The closing date for completion is Sunday 13th September

In an effort to promote female enterprises, Walmart, together with Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and WEConnect International, have created a symbol that will be set on all products created by women-owned businesses.

The logo is expected to start appearing on UK shelves in the near future.

Is entrepreneurship always about having a startlingly original or bright idea? Or is it about building on strong skills and competencies in the industry sector? 
 
Read this article — Is it always about a bright idea?

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