Im
Sally Arkley MBE
Director of the Women’s Business Development
Agency
Holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promoti...
Forget India, China and the Internet,
economic growth is driven by women
The Economist, January 2007
Why Grow?
Many women –owned ‘service’ businesses
Exchanging low pay for low profits
Men grow a company women grow a job
Be a Man for a Minute!

What do you see?
Women and Growth
It is Different!
Drivers
Status

Security

Autonomy

Affiliation
/ Family

Creativity

Expertise

Meaning

Power &
Influence

Rewards

Scor...
Male - and Female-owned
businesses have the same potential
for growth
Growth is Good
Sustaining
is also Good!
It is YOUR choice
Helen, Jane and Geraldine
Women’s Path to Growth
The Keys to Business Growth
Self-belief
Vision
Realism

Preparation
Money
SELFBELIEF
VISION
•
•
• PREPARATION

PREPARATION
RISK
MONEY
WE JUST HAVE!
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Sally Arkley is the manager of Women’s Business Development Agency (WBDA), the institution that offers free advice and support to help women start and grow their own businesses. Her presentation during the MedaWomen conference that took place in the framework of the MedaWeek was followed enthusiastically by a vibrant audience.

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  1. 1. Im Sally Arkley MBE Director of the Women’s Business Development Agency Holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion
  2. 2. Forget India, China and the Internet, economic growth is driven by women The Economist, January 2007
  3. 3. Why Grow?
  4. 4. Many women –owned ‘service’ businesses Exchanging low pay for low profits Men grow a company women grow a job
  5. 5. Be a Man for a Minute! What do you see?
  6. 6. Women and Growth It is Different!
  7. 7. Drivers Status Security Autonomy Affiliation / Family Creativity Expertise Meaning Power & Influence Rewards Score Personal Drivers 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Series1
  8. 8. Male - and Female-owned businesses have the same potential for growth
  9. 9. Growth is Good Sustaining is also Good! It is YOUR choice
  10. 10. Helen, Jane and Geraldine Women’s Path to Growth
  11. 11. The Keys to Business Growth Self-belief Vision Realism Preparation Money
  12. 12. SELFBELIEF
  13. 13. VISION
  14. 14. • • • PREPARATION PREPARATION
  15. 15. RISK
  16. 16. MONEY
  17. 17. WE JUST HAVE!

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