Blog 2017-08-04T10:44:41+00:00

NAWBO Silicon Valley Blog

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|

Is Your Company Saleable?

Written by Jan Robertson, SiVal Advisors, LLC From time to time I am asked to speak on the topic of ‘Exit Planning’ – how to prepare to sell one’s company. One of the critical areas I address in my talks is: ‘What makes a company Saleable’? Sadly, not every company is saleable. However, if you know what the key elements of [...]

Jan 17, 2014|

President’s Message – January 2014

Happy New Year! I hope each and every one of you was able to refresh and recharge over the holiday break. We at NAWBO SV had a lovely December luncheon featuring the string quartet from the Peninsula Symphony, then the Board took the month off from meeting. We are ready to hit the ground running with quality programs and new in-kind [...]

Jan 4, 2014|

Small Business Saturday 2013

On November 19, 2013 Jennifer Dizon, representing NAWBO Silicon Valley, and their affiliates, Small Business Saturday Coalition 2013 and Women Impacting Public Policy accepted a proclamation from the City of San Jose for Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2013. President Elect Theresa Oatman and Corporate Partner Director Maxine Goulding were also in attendance along with several local City of San Jose [...]

Nov 19, 2013|