month : 08/2017 11 results

10 Free Online Resources for Companies Large and Small

By Keshia McEntire Whether you are planning a new business, looking to improve an established company’s operations or working out the first steps of becoming an entrepreneur, keeping a company running smoothly can often become overwhelming. Thankfully, the internet is full of templates, tools, applications and resources to help your business ...

Welcome back, Mom! 5 Tips for Getting Back in Step After Maternity Leave

By Miranda Miller IF YOU’RE RETURNING TO WORK after maternity leave and wondering how you’ll achieve the elusive work-life balance you’ve heard so much about, stop putting unnecessary pressure on yourself. “I’ve come to realize that there is no such thing (as) work-life balance,” said Jive Software CEO Elisa Steele. “It ...

Catch Her if You Can

By Lauren Caggiano    FOLLOWING A DEMANDING CAREER, it’s not uncommon for professional athletes to take a hiatus and retreat from the public eye. But Tamika Catchings, formerly of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, is far from common in so many ways. Described as Indiana’s “do-everything” forward, she completed 15 seasons in the ...

Third Quarter 2017: Boardroom Briefs

Woman-owned business constructing new HQ, adding hundreds of Hoosier jobs Knowledge Services, an information technology and professional services company, plans to build new headquarters in Hamilton County and create up to 400 new jobs by 2021. The woman-owned company, which provides cloud software and services to complex organizations, will ...

The Startup Ladies: Women entrepreneurs connect through local organization

  By Terri Horvath Testing phase? Done. Building phase? Check. Now, The Startup Ladies is moving into the next evolution, which is the membership model. This summer, founder and CEO Kristen Cooper will announce membership fees for entrepreneurs looking to the networking group for the connections to help start or build their own compan...

Third Quarter 2017: Up The Ladder

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb appointed Greg Wilson executive director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC). In this role, Wilson will oversee the commission that enforces civil rights laws, investigates discrimination complaints and educates organizations, companies, landlords, associations and individuals on their rights and responsibilities ...

Find opportunities to take Indy into the future

By Lesley Gordon When I first applied for the Indianapolis Recorder scholarship for Opportunity Indianapolis, I was unsure if I was the intended audience. As someone who was born and raised in Indy, active in my community and a former city employee, I expected to hear refreshers of the same old information. While there were plenty of those, ...

How to set goals you can achieve

By Darrell Brown At the start of each new year, many of us plan our goals for the coming year. You remember: I will lose 20 pounds, I will start exercising four days a week, I will give up sweets, or I will plan a trip abroad. So how many people truly set these goals? And how many will follow through? Australian author and entrepreneur ...

The necessity of strong mentorship

“The future is ours to seize. But we aren’t going to seize it by contorting ourselves into the male version of what power and success look like. Instead, we’re going to do it by embracing and investing in our true female selves – and bringing those badass selves proudly, unapologetically, to work.” I love it! I love the evolution ...

BBB warns: Choose your fun run carefully

FOR THE RECORDER In recent years, the number of fun runs has exploded. Ads target everyone from advanced runners to beginners as well as people interested in supporting a cause, such as cancer awareness and veterans. These color runs, obstacle courses and mud runs promise fun and adventure and, often, a chance to help a charity. Many of them ...