Inspiring Young Professionals: Erica Diamond Featured on Office Hours and Notable

Today is a proud day, as I have been featured on two highly respected media platforms - Levo League and Notable. Yesterday, I had the honor is appearing as the weekly guest on Office Hours, a 30-minute weekly live-streamed video chat on Levo League. If you haven't heard of Office Hours, here is what it's about: About Office Hours Office…

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Four Mistakes To Avoid When Starting a Home Business

By Guest Blogger Erica Bell 2013 is looking like a great year to get off the fence and become an entrepreneur. Starting a business from home sounds like a dream and indeed, running a home-based business has its perks! You can be close to family, work on your own schedule and build your passion into a business. However, common mistakes…

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At a Career Crossroads? Erica Diamond’s 5-Step Career Tune-Up

Fall is in the air, which means the kids are back in school. If you're a mom, that means more "me time." More time to explore, reassess and figure out where you're at, and where you're headed. Perhaps this will be your season to become a mompreneur. Women, if you are currently in a job you dislike, fall is a great…

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Wordless Wednesday: Erica-Diamond.com

I should not be showing you a premature website (it's not ready yet), but I give you Erica-Diamond.com.  As I wrote in a previous post a few weeks ago, it is something I have been wanting to do for a while. Here is an except from that post: "Blogging as you know, is not the only thing I do. As an…

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Wordless Wednesday: Would Love Your Help…

Rapunzel here! After yesterday's "YIKES" post, I have since let down my hair. I had a girl's night last night, and the conversation, coupled with a few drinks, a guy sitting next to us with a "murse" (man purse), and gut-busting laughter did me good. After all, it isn't how far you fall, it's how quickly you get back up. I can…

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Erica Diamond Interviews Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington

I am still on a high from meeting a true pioneer and leader in her field, Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post.  This woman is the real deal. When you talk to her, you can FEEL her energy. She gives you direct eye contact (which I love), a firm handshake, and lets you know she HEARS you. Arianna is…

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The Disillusionment of an Entrepreneur

By Guest Blogger Prerna Gupta When I became an entrepreneur at the age of twenty-three, I began in earnest, as do all entrepreneurs, chasing a dream. My dream was clear. I would build a consumer technology company that reached ten million people and sell the company for millions of dollars, before the age of thirty. Then, as the dream went,…

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The Liz Lange Interview: Her Maternity Empire, Motherhood, and More

Liz, I'm thrilled to have you, a savvy entrepreneur and mom grace our blog. I don’t think Liz Lange Maternity needs much introduction-- most of our mom readers know this well-known, fantastic brand. I loved my Liz Lange Maternity clothes when I was pregnant- comfort, style, affordability. Please tell us the story of how Liz Lange Maternity was born. I…

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Sara Blakely: My Confession

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, was just named the youngest self-made billionaire by Forbes Magazine. Yes, SELF-MADE BILLIONAIRE. No trust fund. No rich husband. All on her own. Unfrikkinreal. HERE'S MY CONFESSION TO YOU LADIES: When I see Sara Blakely, I am triggered. Our lives are parallel - up until the Billion Dollar List part of course! Sara Blakely, founder of…

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The New Moonlighting – Starting Your Own Company While Keeping Your Day Job

By Guest Blogger Alisa Ahlstone Lewis Are you ready to start your own business? Do you have your brilliant idea, the passion, smarts and confidence to make it happen, and a fabulous support team around you? Are you are totally ready to go for it? Just remember, you may not want to quit your day job just yet… I am…

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