Category: Women in Business

At the Top of Their Game – Karen Barnett

Excerpt from the article: At the Top of Their Game by Laurie Wink.

Women executives excel at juggling career and family responsibilities.

Karen Barnett, the CEO, president and owner of Valley Screen Process Co. in Mishawaka, also feels strongly about mentoring. “It’s really all about women helping other women,” Barnett says. “We have an obligation to do that.”

She started working in high school for …

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At the Top of Their Game – Ashley Dickinson

Excerpt from the article: At the Top of Their Game by Laurie Wink.

Women executives excel at juggling career and family responsibilities.

Ashley Dickinson became COO of Community Health Systems in Valparaiso in January 2014. Previously, she was COO at the CHS Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Mo. Although she’s early in her career, Dickinson has moved steadily upward in her chosen profession and …

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Prosper Capital Wins 2015 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced that Prosper Capital, a division of Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE), is a winner of the 2015 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

The 80 winners represent 39 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. They were celebrated at White House Demo Day to showcase America’s entrepreneurial potential and the need for Americans to pursue bold, …

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Sarah Fisher, Businesswoman

Pioneering race car driver settles into the ownership role.

by Ben Smith

The question stumps her, seven years along. There is a pause. A longer pause. Finally a soft exhale floats across the miles and through the cellphone pressed to your ear, and in your mind’s eye you can see her on the other end: Brow knit up, eyes narrowed in thought.

“Man,” says Sarah …

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A Leadership Model for the 21st Century

COMMON PROBLEMS FACING TODAY’S LEADER

In today’s fast-paced and turbulent environment, as a leader you struggle with the demands and burdens of assuming the mantle of leadership. You truly want to be a dedicated and effective leader, but you feel on the verge of burn-out as you face ongoing challenges which never seem to end. Your employees don’t seem as motivated, they’ve lost their commitment …

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