Women in Business

Paralegal vs Legal Secretary/Assistant

By: Stephanie DeWitt Many do not understand what a paralegal really is. Worse than that is the staggering amount of legal professionals who should, but can’t, make that distinction. Most people think a paralegal is a legal assistant is a legal secretary, and that the terms are interchangeable. Nothing could

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Dress for Success

By: Stephanie DeWitt When considering what to wear each day, what do you take into account? The weather? Where you are going? Who you will see? Your favorite colors or clothes? Dressing for success is more than just the clothes you wear. Here are some notions to consider when picking

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Companies in Crisis: The (Biased) Blame Game

By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq. A recent WSJ headline caught my eye:  “Female CEOs Get Blamed More Than Male Counterparts” ( Nov. 2, 2016).   According to a recent study published by the Rockefeller Foundation in conjunction with research firm Global Strategy Group, approximately 80% of all print and digital media

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Financial Tips and Reminders for Your Kentucky-Based Small Business

In dealing with many small business clients in my financial restructuring practice in Kentucky, I frequently see a lack of preventive assessment and planning by business owners to address the financial health of their small businesses. Below are a few tips and reminders for your Kentucky-based business. 1) Timely Pay

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Entrepreneurs: Why the Gender Gap?

Entrepreneurs: Why the Gender Gap? Money, plain and simple. by: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq. According to the annual index of startup activity released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, female new business startups fell to the lowest level in nearly 20 years, showing a widening entrepreneurial gender gap.  The question is

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