Women’s Business Center

It May Be Time to Analyze Your Processes

It May Be Time to Analyze Your Processes

Are you making the most of your time at the office? Are there systems that can be improved with simple use of a new technology? Sometimes business owners need to sit down and think about new [...]

Break the Mold, Be Your Own Boss

Break the Mold, Be Your Own Boss

Have you ever thought about running your own business? At some point many of us have. Some people come from entrepreneurial backgrounds and others don’t. What is common among all business owners, however, is a driving [...]

Just Because We Are Women, Doesn’t Mean We Are the Underdogs

Just Because We Are Women, Doesn’t Mean We Are the Underdogs

(Photo:Carol Craig) While much progress has been made, women are still often perceived as the underdogs of the workplace in relation to rank and compensation. Part of this is due to the continued attention paid to the topic [...]

Failure Happens on the Path to Success

Failure Happens on the Path to Success

If we have learned anything from history it is that failure almost always comes before success. Through our personal and career journey we hit many peaks and valleys, learning so much about ourselves in the longrun. A common [...]

The Importance of Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor

The Importance of Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor

(Photo: Vicky Northrup) Through the Women’s Business Center IGNITE mentoring program, local business leaders can become mentors (or participate in the program as mentees!) regardless of the size or stage of your business. Many entrepreneurs and business leaders [...]

How to be the Best Version of Yourself

How to be the Best Version of Yourself

(Photo: Jeannette Kraar) People are often their own worst enemy, in life and in the workplace. Your biggest strength is believing in yourself. Everyone has a unique skill-set, something that they are good at and could be considered [...]

How Women are Treated in High-Power Postions

How Women are Treated in High-Power Postions

(Photo: Jarin R. Eisenberg) It took a long time for women to be accepted in the workplace, let alone be hired to leadership positions. While we have come a long way, there are some workplaces where women and [...]

The New Year of Social Media Marketing

The New Year of Social Media Marketing

(Photo: Tina Lange) Social media is always changing. With the significance that social media now has on businesses, it is critical that to have a dedicated social media specialist on your team. Posting daily, following trends [...]

Tailored Mentoring Just for Your Business

Tailored Mentoring Just for Your Business

(Photo: Wanda Lipscomb-Vásquez) Many people may not know about all the programs that the Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech offers. Right in your own backyard, we have community leaders serving as business mentors – waiting to assist [...]

Creating a Work/Life Balance, You Can Have It All

Creating a Work/Life Balance, You Can Have It All

(Photo: Cari Curri) What do you value most? Your family, your career, making money? That’s what you need to ask yourself. If you are not truly happy in your career, the rest of your life can fall out [...]