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NAWBO Silicon Valley Blog

President’s Message – August 2014

Dear NAWBO-SV Community, I hope everyone’s summer is off to a fabulous start. We at NAWBO-SV are taking a meeting hiatus in the month of July, but are working behind the scenes to return with continued excellent programming in August. Please see our website for upcoming program details. July marks the beginning of NAWBO-SV’s fiscal year, and I am pleased [...]

Aug 1, 2014|

SUCCESS and [A Word to Get Rid of Forever]

Submitted by: Hilary Hendershott, Family Wealth Consulting Group I’ve been thinking about NAWBO and what it is to be a business owner. I’ve been thinking about the big concepts like success and then, because my brain works the way it does, I think about its opposite. There’s a word called failure. I think about this word as I watch my cat [...]

Jul 22, 2014|

Secure Your Financial Information While You Vacation

Submitted by: Rashida Lilani, CFP®, CMFC®, Lilani Wealth Management Planning a getaway for some rest and relaxation? Before you can embark, one of the “to do” items on your list should be ensuring that your financial information is safeguarded during your travels. Taking precautions and preparing for the unforeseeable may not seem as important as packing sun block or that bathing [...]

Jul 20, 2014|

President’s Message – April 2014

Dear NAWBO-SV Community, Spring has arrived! What does that mean for your business? Spring indicates the end of the first quarter of the year. Have you met your goals? If not, there is still time, and you may need to modify your efforts or revisit those goals for the rest of the year. It also is tax time and time to [...]

Apr 11, 2014|

How Serving on a Non-Profit Board Enhances Your Business

Submitted by Mary Hiland, Ph.D., Hiland & Associates, You are a leader. As a leader, you want to make a difference doing something meaningful to you. I’ll bet that’s why you built your business! In addition to being successful women business owners, many of us want to give back to our communities. One of the best ways to do that [...]

Apr 1, 2014|

Incentive Stock Option Horror Story

Submitted by Theresa Oatman, Stock Connections Inc. For the last year I’ve been giving seminars for Financial Planners and Tax Accountants on the tax reporting and withholding from various types of equity granted to employees. Silicon Valley prides itself on rewarding their employees with stock options and other means for employees to acquire company stock. But not everyone understands the tax [...]

Mar 14, 2014|

President’s Message – March 2014

As I write this message, it is International Women’s Day. I hope we all step back, take a moment to reflect on how far women have come, especially as business owners, and how much more there is to achieve. Also, we are preparing for NAWBO California’s Propel Your Business Conference on March 10-11, 2014 at our State’s Capital in Sacramento. The [...]

Mar 14, 2014|

Does Your Website Need Spring Cleaning?

Written by Roberta Kiphuth, Detati Digital Marketing Spring is right around the corner and that means Spring Cleaning! It’s that time of year when you get rid of the old, unused things that are cluttering your world. Well, sometimes our businesses or part of our businesses need spring cleaning too. Many of us spent time and money to get our websites [...]

Mar 1, 2014|

President’s Message – February 2014

Dear NAWBO-SV Community, They’re back!  The brown bag lunches are back! NAWBO-SV is joining with Bridge Bank to bring back our brown bag lunch series.  The first one is scheduled for Thursday, March 6 featuring experts from Bozzuto Insurance Company discussing the health care changes.  Watch our website for updates and further announcements. The NAWBO-SV Board of Directors will be having a [...]

Feb 18, 2014|

Keep Your Resolutions ~ Healthy Winter Breakfast You’ll Love

Submitted by Tamara Archer,  Moms Health Zone Health and fitness are a big concern as we face our New Year’s resolutions or commitments. By whatever name you use, let’s face it, continuing past the first week or month can be a challenge. Having go-to solutions that work and are delicious is a huge help in being successful when we’re adding/changing habits. [...]

Feb 8, 2014|