Sylvan Franchise Blog

How to Help Other Businesswomen

Posted by Laura Dunn on Sep 30, 2014

As Madeleine Albright once said, ‘There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.’ At whatever point you may be in your career or business, I think this is an important phrase that you should remember.

As an entrepreneur myself, I would be honored to help a woman who may be thinking about starting her own business. In addition, I would feel privileged to get advice from a woman who was further advanced in her career.

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What I’ve Learned From Starting a Lean In Circle

Posted by Laura Dunn on Sep 18, 2014

Last year I started a Lean In Circle with one of my close friends. We had both read Sheryl Sandberg’s bestselling book and found the advice to be useful and motivating.

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Apps that a businesswoman should use

Posted by Laura Dunn on Sep 10, 2014

I’m pretty much addicted to my smartphone and my iPad- they’re the first things I look at in the morning, and the last things I check before I go to sleep.

Whilst the traditional email, texts and calls are essential to running my small business, there are several apps I use to help with productivity and keeping track of all I need to remember.

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5 Things I’ve Learned From Businesswomen I’ve Interviewed

Posted by Laura Dunn on Aug 27, 2014

In my role as a blogger I’ve been really fortunate to interview a range of inspiring women. Many of them have held senior corporate positions, whilst like me; others are starting out on their entrepreneurial journey. I’ve interviewed a number of businesswomen for The Huffington Post, and also for my blog Political Style.

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5 Things Every Businesswoman Should Think About

Posted by Laura Dunn on Aug 18, 2014

Laura_DunnAs many of you will know, starting your own business is not an easy task. Whether you run a business full-time or are thinking about starting one, all of us will have similar issues that we need to consider.

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How to Successfully Network at a Conference

Posted by Laura Dunn on Aug 12, 2014

I recently went to Digital 2014, a technology conference held in Wales that specialized in helping Welsh businesses and entrepreneurs use computers and the web for economic growth.

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Introducing Guest Blogger: Laura Dunn

Posted by Laura Dunn on Jul 10, 2014

Sylvan has asked freelance writer and blogger Laura Dunn to contribute to our Franchise Blog by sharing her experience as a businesswoman. Dunn will be featured here several times each month, so check back often to read her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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