Archive for May, 2012
Many will agree that women of today are more empowered than before. They can be seen doing jobs which only men used to do – even driving a truck! Women are very visible in different industries and in the corporate world as well. Since there are many products directed to women, who better to lead these than a woman who truly understands the company’s market? Many women have also started their own businesses and are very successful in running them. Some examples are boutiques, flower shops, cake shops, bookstores and many more. Even a PC Wholesale shop can be run by a woman with ease. Who says women can’t be techies?
The qualities of women can definitely be used in the corporate world. Although they may have their weaknesses, if they know how to overcome these, running their own businesses will be a great experience. Women as we know are detail oriented and so they can see the ins and outs that others may not notice. They sometimes work with their emotion and so they are sensitive to the feelings and needs of their employees. These are only some qualities that they can use as a CEO.
If you are a woman running your own business, know that this is only possible if you work well with your team. Aside from enhancing your people skills, you should also be up to date with what is happening in the industry. Are there technological advancements that you are missing? What is your competition doing and what can you do to be viewed as a better choice by your customers? Do you need an upgrade on your machines, facilities and computers? These upgrades may seem like simple enhancements, but they do have a huge impact on business operations. Whatever is needed to be done, there’s nothing a man CEO can do that a woman can’t.