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3 Lessons Learned From Businesswomen: Celebrating Business Women's Day - Cool Gear Blog
For Cool Gear, “women in business” has always been an important issue, but we’re thrilled to see that it’s been creating such a hot topic on a national and global scale. There are so many incredible leaders – men and women alike – who offer value, inspiration, and mentorship to today’s entrepreneurial landscape; and while data shows that women in leadership and Women Owned Businesses (WOB’s) are growing, numbers are still relative when compared to our male counterparts. In the U.S., there are almost 9.4 million WOB’s that generate a whopping $1.5 trillion in revenue. And where are these businesses popping up? Everywhere. Talk about a great step in the right direction; but there’s so much more to be done, said, and created – and every single one of these stories starts at the beginning. We’ve tapped into women business owners across the board – fresh meat to experienced pros – to dig into some of their most memorable missteps while starting out. Because hey, we’re all human – meaning we all have the potential to be great, despite the challenges we’re faced with on a daily basis. Read on for some of these funny stories, that these great businesswomen …