50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Guide to Growth

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Amex_WPO_Handbook_Summary_thumbnail_660x440Originally posted on June 7, 2016

50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Guide to Growth aims to help female business owners grow their enterprises through tried-and-true methods. Written by Dr. Marsha Firestone and Susan Johnson of the Women Presidents’ Organization and sponsored by American Express, this handbook serves as a tool to arm women-owned businesses with actionable ways to succeed. Through compelling stories from 15 different experienced female business owners and leaders, this guide provides insight into the strategies that fueled their growth as they highlight tips and best practices on topics including branding, financing, human resources, innovation and sales. One example highlighted in the handbook is Legion Logistics, LLC, led by Lacy Starling. The Florence, Kentucky-based company more than doubled its revenue in two years (nearly $12 million in 2012 to more than $25 million in 2014) and added nineteen employees during that time span.

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