Sam’s Club: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR/SMALL-BUSINESS OWNER

CONTENTS

1. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

2. A CLOSER LOOK AT THE WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR
Top 10 facts about women business owners
Types of businesses they run

3. RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

4. BEFORE YOU JUMP IN
Do your research
Develop a business plan

5. TAKING THE PLUNGE
Start-up to-do list for small businesses

6. HOW RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS CAN IMPACT YOUR LIFE
Stress—Triggers and coping mechanisms
Marriage—Does your relationship need a mission statement?

7. AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS STORY

8. APPENDIX 1
The business plan
How should you write your business plan?
What should the business plan tell the reader?
Outline of a business plan

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Maria’s note: I am a member of Sams Club.

Women Confidence Index

By Maria Coyne

A somewhat sobering picture emerged in the recently-completed fourth edition of the  Key4Women Confidence Index.

The signs of a general economic upturn that were identified in the third Index  (released this spring) have now given way to a more mixed picture, but with
clear indications that the recovery has slowed.

Perhaps most significantly, data captured in the fall Index finds that fewer women business owners — 33.3%, versus 53.78% a year ago — think the economy will be
better in six months. Exactly half — 50% — now think the economy will be about  the same in six months.

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