Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017: With Strength and Purpose, Women Rule

This week, EO joins with the Global Entrepreneurship Network in celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2017), which credits the importance and growing impact of entrepreneurship, and features an international calendar of events and partnerships. From 13–19 November 2017, we’ll share exclusive content designed to inspire and inform every entrepreneur—whether you’re in start-up mode or you’re a battle-scarred founder. We believe in the power of learning to grow. We believe in the potential of entrepreneurship as a global force for change. Celebrate with us by visiting the EO Octane blog every day this week!

Women entrepreneurs across the world and across industries have unique stories and lessons to provide. Today, we celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day by sharing the stories of five women.

“Think BIG and Become Your Own Superhero,” Tiffany Largie & David Will

EO podcast host David Will talks with Tiffany Largie about her extraordinary journey from making US$10 an hour to selling a US$2 million business. Listen as Tiffany recalls being a single mother who decided launching her own business was the only way to prosper. It was only when she stopped thinking small of herself that she realized she could make it big.

Tiffany Largie is the founder of Onwards to Freedom, coaching entrepreneurs to identify growth opportunities and solve business challenges. David Will is an entrepreneur in the software industry and host of EO’s 360° podcast. Both are EO members.

“Stepping Up and Out: Exploring the Paths of WOMENtrepreneurs,” Deb Gabor, Kim Parascos, Mary Evelyn

Fortitude in dealing with obstacles along the journey largely determines an entrepreneur’s success or failure. In this two-part article, read about the unique journeys of three WOMENtrepreneurs in different countries and very different industries, and how they established their businesses and overcame specific internal and external challenges to achieve success.

Mary Evelyn is managing director of Bushwood Golf Club and an EO member serving as president of EO-Toronto; Deb Gabor is CEO of Sol Marketing and an EO-Austin member; Kim Parascos is CEO of iVolve Pty Ltd and an EO-Brisbane member.


“One Question to Empower and Engage Your Team,” Christina Harbridge

Despite most entrepreneurs’ instinct to fix problems and people, Christina Harbridge believes stepping back will not only make you a better leader, but also help your team develop greater resilience. Watch Christina (direct from an entrepreneur’s conference) to learn the one orienting question that could change relationships across your business and personal life.

Christina Harbridge is the founder and CEO of Allegory Inc., a behavioral change company focused on helping individuals and corporate teams dramatically increase their influence and leadership effectiveness.


Categories: Coaching FINANCES Inspirational Mentorship Productivity WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS


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