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Founder of Kendra Scott : a FemCity Interview

I recently caught up with Kendra Scott, Founder of Kendra Scott.  Her story of creating a multi-million dollar business will inspire you to go big in life and take a chance on yourself.  What inspired you to create Kendra Scott? It’s very simple, really…I couldn’t find the jewelry I was looking...

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9 Lessons I Learned Growing a Small Business

Deciding to take the plunge into owning my own business has certainly been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. I know I have beaten the odds as statistics show that over 90% of small businesses will fail within 10 years. Not only have I persevered...

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Is Being ‘Nice’ Killing Your Business?

Being nice when you're coming from the joy in your heart is perfect. But hiding behind 'nice' when you're supposed to be the powerful kick-ass leader that you are is only going to dull your shine, repel your best clients, and may even kill your business....

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Founder of Art of Hope : a FemCity Interview

I caught up with Tara Kangarlou, Founder of Art of Hope. Her story and intention will inspire you to no end.  Q : Your main project is Art of Hope. What inspired you to create the organization? A : For the past couple of years I covered the Syrian crisis closely from the border...

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4 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE GOING THROUGH A TRANSITION PERIOD

Annie Woods works with women in TRANSITION, whether it is professional, emotional, or financial. With over 4 years of experience in leadership training and emotional intelligence coaching, she provides the tools that are used in classrooms full of people, in a 1-1 setting, allowing her clients to connect with their...

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ART, DO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT?

I believe, that as an artist, it is my responsibility to share my artistic vision and bring light into the dark corners of our planet. Maybe even turn on some more lights in those already lit up areas....

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Founder of Norbert // a FemCity Interview

I caught up with Julie Freyermuth, Founder of Norbert. Their story, images and intention will have you falling in love with the two of them. What inspired you to create Norbert? When I adopted Norbert in 2009, I knew he was a special dog, but I never anticipated he would become...

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Founder of The Cookie Cups // a FemCity Interview

Nicole Pomije and I connected through a mutual contact, and we hit it off. With her background streaming from South Florida to her effervescent entrepreneurial spirit, her founding story left me inspired. I wanted to ask her all the questions women in our community generally ask. Beyond this intention, I...

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Founders of Devigi // a FemCity Interview

Devigi is a brand that captured the heart of America's most popular journalist and daytime co-host, Hoda Kotb from the Today Show and propelled it to one of the most sought after fitness apparel brands. I got the chance to reconnect with Nadine Gelberg, Co-Founder of Devigi to learn about...

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4 Life Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Earlier

"By seeking and blundering we learn." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Have you ever found yourself thinking that you wish you could have a life do-over? If only you had known then what you know now… I have on occasion followed my wandering thoughts down that path, thinking.. “Well, duh!” I’m not...

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Dr. Marika Lindholm // a FemCity Interview

I recently got a chance to get to know Dr. Marika Lindholm, Founder of ESME (Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere). As we read and connect with the stories of other women, we understand that the struggle of growing a business and raising a family is one many of us share. I hope this...

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International Women’s Day Feature

[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']T[/dropcaps]oday, on International Women’s Day, we make a stand for the status of women in our societies and celebrate the social, economic, and political achievements of women. We are encouraged to #BeBoldForChange and commit ourselves to creating a more gender inclusive world. It is a great opportunity...

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Julia Silverman // a FemCity Interview

FemCity Founder, Violette de Ayala got a chance to get to know Julia Silverman, who's recent film, American Pastoral also stars Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning. Making it from Pittsburgh to NYC, and keeping hold of her dreams, Julia shares her thoughts on dreaming big, keeping hold of dear friends and...

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How I Got In My Own Way

As my soul evolves, I often contemplate how to share my latest lesson with complete rawness and reality. I found recently, a certain method I was using to hold myself and my evolution back. For years, I tinkered on that “next” level, the step that would propel me to greatness....

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