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Giving the Women of Afghanistan a Voice

Starting today, Deborah Jackson, the founder and CEO of Plum Alley will contribute monthly thought leadership articles for women entrepreneurs ...
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How Does a Hat Maker Start a Revolution?

By Jane Applegate Mindy Fradkin, founder of The Smile Revolution, started making hats in 1990. Her custom creations found a ...
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New Year, New Buzz Words and Business Models

By Jane Applegate I declare that curation and aggregation are the buzz words for 2014. One new company is doing ...
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2013 Kicked Our Ass: My Year-End Rant

By Jane Applegate I’ve spent the year interviewing amazing women for The Applegate Report. So, please indulge me this one ...
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A Jewel of a Business

By Jane Applegate Last Christmas, my husband and I presented our daughter with a small, turquoise box from Tiffany. She ...
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Family-Friendly Workplace Pays Off

By Jane Applegate Who wouldn’t want to work for a company that has a mandatory five-week vacation policy? How about ...
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Cleaning Up

By Jane Applegate Sometimes a simple act of kindness spawns a successful business. That’s what happened to Susan Kranberg, founder ...
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Martha Stewart American Made Event Attracts Hundreds of Adoring Fans

By Jane Applegate A very thin woman who introduced herself as Martha’s personal trainer was standing by the coffee station ...
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Equality for Women Still Not a Done Deal

By Jane Applegate Between 1972 and 1975, liberated women embraced the Virginia Slims’ trendy cigarette slogan “You’ve come a long ...
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Paying It Forward

By Jane Applegate Jayna Cooke lived and worked in the fast lane doing business development and sales for two high-tech ...
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Former Musician Takes to the Skies

By Jane Applegate If you are thinking of turning your passion into a business, read on. Denise Wilson was teaching ...
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Mom Power

By Jane Applegate Kimberley Blaine is a smart, dynamic woman who Working Mother magazine named one of the most powerful moms in ...
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