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Ladyboss: 8 Leadership Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

Updated: Jun 27, 2020

The world of business has never seen this many women. From building successful start-ups to capitalizing on innovative ideas, women are surely breaking barriers (and stereotypes) left and right.

Women entrepreneurs are not only excelling in their own lives, but they are also proving to be wonderful role models for little children all around the world. Unfortunately, even with this great influx of women into entrepreneurship, there are still many hurdles that impact them on a daily basis.

So, if you are a female entrepreneur and are looking for some tips to better yourself and your work life, read on.

1. Find a Mentor in Your Field

Experience and hindsight give us a richer perspective about the present, and mentors have them both.

Whether you are in the process of setting up a research firm or a retail start-up, reach out to people who have already done something like that.

Build enriching relationships with the people in your field through workshops, conferences, and seminars. You can go to them with your dilemmas or fresh ideas.

They can help you understand where you went wrong - so that you can take responsibility and act accordingly. Mentors provide you with space where there is no fear of judgment.

This is especially important for people who are just starting out, as a guiding force is invaluable.

2. Take Responsibility for Your Success

As a woman entrepreneur, you cannot get anywhere without being assertive.

- Ask for the pay fit for the services you provide.

- Ask for the resources you need to get that task finished and ask for deadlines to be met.

There are many different ways in which you can assert yourself as the capable leader that you