Category Archives: PositivelyNEW

Adaptability, a key trait of entrepreneurial women

“All women adapted to what they were dealt and made it work.” ~ Barbara Joan Zeitz In early October the Network of Entrepreneurial Women celebrated Crain’s Small Business Week with a lovely gathering of small business owners in Glen Ellyn. As we perused the menu and got to know each other, Rebecca Sturgeon (LMT, CMLDT) […]

Pampering at Avalon Day Spa

We are prepping for tomorrow’s Meet & Munch in Glen Ellyn, held in conjunction with Crain’s Small Business Week. Our ad was featured in last week’s issue, and Shannon’s Irish Pub will host us as in past years. Our last Meet & Munch at Avalon Day Spa was a blast. Several new members attended and […]

Crain’s Small Business Week Meet, Munch & Mastermind

Next week is Crain’s 6th annual Small Business Week and the Network of Entrepreneurial Women is eagerly anticipating our third event in partnership with Crain’s Chicago Business. We are looking forward to an afternoon of delicious food, gentle pampering and significant inspiration and business brainstorming. The largest educational and business development event in the region […]

Pampering at Avalon

It’s time for some pampering and fun! Join the Network of Entrepreneurial Women as we celebrate the last days of summer during our September Meet & Munch. We’ll be meeting in the gorgeously indulgent Avalon Salon & Day Spa. The event is on Wednesday, September 9 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at 20530 N Rand Rd, […]

Business Librarians are awesome!

This month the ladies of the Network of Entrepreneurial Women visited the Schaumburg Public Library for a wonderful presentation of business resources. We gathered in one of the large meeting rooms, which are available for organizations and business use by reservation. There are also smaller discussion rooms accommodating 5 to 8 people for small business […]

Practitioners’ Perspectives on Wellness and Self-care

“We strive to give people permission to treat themselves, women in particular.” ~ Margaret Olson There’s a lovely healing place in Evanston that offers a variety of relaxation and meditation options. Continuing the spirit of self-care, the Network of Entrepreneurial Women was given a lovely overview of the Heartwood Center in mid-June. We gathered in […]

Meet, Munch & Flow: NEW at the Heartwood Center

It’s been documented that seasonal allergies are worse than usual this spring, so come clear your head at this month’s Meet & Munch with NEW – The Network of Entrepreneurial Women. On Wednesday, June 10 from 2 to 4 pm we will meet at Evanston’s Heartwood Center, where massage therapist Rebecca Sturgeon (LMT, CMLDT) will […]

Discussing being your best boss

“I believe in recharging as often as possible. Go somewhere luxurious to luxuriate.” ~ Niquenya Fulbright of Building Bridges Consulting Last week the Network of Entrepreneurial Women held a discussion on treating ourselves. As we nibbled on savory paninis and vegan chocolate pralines at Let Them Eat Chocolate, NEW co-founder Erica Thomas provided tips on […]

Join Our Treat Yourself Meet & Munch

Guess what? The Network of Entrepreneurial Women is back! With the unpredictable winter weather we decided to take a hiatus since long commutes are no fun. But now that spring has sprung and birds are chirping we are ready to connect with women business owners throughout the Chicagoland Suburbs. Our next event is coming up […]

Sipping Tea at Peaceful Parlour

Before Thanksgiving the Network of Entrepreneurial Women gathered in Geneva for a lovely afternoon of chatting, tea-sipping and getting to know each other. Members from the neighborhood as well as Winfield, the O’Hare area, Elgin, St. Charles, Barrington, Hyde Park, Evanston and Downers Grove introduced their respective businesses. We sampled the delicious teas and chais […]