My husband has a variety of different plants and flowers around the house. A few years ago he built raised beds for the backyard and for the past couple of years he’s grown tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, carrots, pumpkins, and various herbs. He also has gooseberries, raspberries, and blackberries planted. Tonight we harvested some of the blackberries from the trellis in the front yard.
Enjoyed this morning’s meeting with the Excelsior Springs Business Women. Our discussion stemmed around an article pointing out that in interviews, the focus for men is the return on investment that can be offered to the company, while for women being interviewed, the questions focus on the perceived risk she will be to the company.
While women account for 40 percent of founders of US companies, they only get 2 percent of the nation’s venture capital investments.
Our organization is working to give support to women in business and helping them to emphasize the growth potential they can bring a company with confidence.
My morning quote –
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.