Serving as President of NAWBO Phoenix is an Extraordinary Experience!

by Julie S. Cook

I’m privileged to be on this board with women who are contributing their time and talents for the greater good of the organization. Their dedication to NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) Phoenix and to the success of our programs is unbelievable. During this year, our pillars are to Collaborate, Communicate and Connect with… [More]

Don’t Let Your Marketing Die of Natural Causes

by Rosaria Glasco

Your Website Remember when you launched your website? You thought you were done, didn’t you? Websites are fluid and constantly changing. You need to keep it as current as the jeans you wear or the phone you carry. Websites need to be redone every two years to stay current. As many as 60 percent of… [More]

Personal Brand and Style

by Clarisse Ringwald, Ffsm

Styling is an optical illusion. It’s all about perception. Did you know when you enter a room, people’s eyes will go from the top of your head to the tip of your toe in three seconds? Styling is about looking your best at any given moment. It’s all about keeping the attention on your face… [More]

Seven Traits of Highly Successful Women to Embrace Now 

by Jean Briese

1. Confidence — Here’s the secret to confidence: It doesn’t matter how you feel on the inside, it’s what you project on the outside that people see. I have often been told by people that they admire my confidence. I smile graciously and thank them, knowing on the inside I was the same as everyone… [More]

Photos Can Enhance Your Business

by Morgan Hirschi

We’ve all heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” A photograph can draw a viewer in and compel her to learn more or it can turn someone away with one glance. This is especially true when it comes to marketing your own business. Are the pictures on your website piquing the interest… [More]

Standout in Your Field and SWOT the Competition

by Angela Garmon

Yes, you read right, “SWOT” the competition, not “swat” the competition. You don’t want to physically hurt them. You just want to have an advantage over them; who wouldn’t want an advantage? Think about a time when you played a game that required forethought or strategy. Was it easier to play against someone you didn’t… [More]

Happy Birthday HR5050!

by Wendy Anderton

Imagine if you were a business owner, and you were required to get a co-signer for a loan. No big deal, right? It happens all the time! However, in the not-so-distant past, women business owners were subjected to a set of standards to obtain credit different from their equivalent male counterparts. In fact, men were… [More]

State Sen. Bowie Visits Tempe Chamber Businesses

by Christopher Samuels

In an afternoon tour of Tempe Chamber of Commerce businesses last week, state Sen. Sean Bowie (D-18) pledged support for businesses in his district and proposed new legislation that could create a larger pipeline of skilled workers. The senator stopped by four south Tempe businesses, with employee numbers ranging from 14 to 6,400. The businesses… [More]

Tempe Chamber Military Affairs Committee Gives Annual Donation to Toys for Tots

by Christopher Samuels

As part of their holiday luncheon, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee gave a large donation of toys and cash to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. The committee has partnered with the foundation for several years’ running. As in previous years, the Tempe South Rotary Club partnered with the… [More]

Karen Meyer Hired as Tempe Chamber Business Development Director

by Christopher Samuels

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has hired Karen Meyer, a Tempe native and former business owner, to serve as the Business Development Director. Meyer will lead the Chamber’s effort to recruit new businesses into the organization and enhance our ability to serve the Tempe business community. A major focus area of Meyer’s will be to ensure… [More]