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Weekly Round Up (Feb. 22 – Feb. 26): A Mashup of Startup News & Advice For Women

Get the latest in news and advice for women entrepreneurs. Find out what happened this week and what you should do about it.

weekly roundupDid you miss a day or two of news this week? Did you forget some tips you wanted to implement at your startup? It happens. You’re out there trying to rule the world for crying out loud. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Here’s a mashup of all of the Startup News & Advice you should know:

Things To Add To Your To-Do List

  1. Some of us think when we do our market research when writing our business plans that we’re all set. It couldn’t be further from the truth. If you have started entering the market or have been working with your clients and customer for some time, you should definitely circle back and do some more research to see if you’re hitting the market. Here’s how to get started.
  2. Circular Board announces its upcoming Pitch with Purpose, a pitch competition for women entrepreneurs leading scalable businesses that support the resolution of the world’s most pressing problems.
  3. Do you want to tap into the mind of your customer? Check out this new service that allows you to watch someone navigate your website. See how others are navigating through your website through this free service.
  4. We’re baaaaaaaack! We are thrilled to bring our popular 5 Talk Series for women back to Western Massachusetts and we’re doing it with a killer line-up. Get your tickets.

Things To Meditate On

  1. We all have ups and downs. We even have those moments when we question our value. Learn how to believe in yourself when you don’t believe in your business at the moment.
  2. The first minutes of our day are crucial. How we greet the new day has more impact on our daily lives than we think. Is your wake up routine aligned with the vision for your life? See what you should be doing.

What Your Peers Were Doing This Week

  1. Ava Anderson has been rocking the startup world since she was 14. See how’s she’s running her multi-million dollar company while she’s in college.
  2. In an effort to honor the achievements of women in the arts, The Bishop Gallery will host an all female photography exhibit, on March 4, titled She Got Aim.
  3. Actress and successful children’s author Josie Bissett talks her latest Lifetime film, “Pregnant at 17,” motherhood and starting over after losing her home.

Last But Not Least (some empowerment)

You have to believe in the journey. Running a business comes with fear, excitement and even disappointment. You can’t have the good with the bad. Take time out to remember why you’re doing this in the first place. Learn to love the process. It will not only keep you sane, but the passion behind it will keep your fires burning on the days it begins to wane.