How to Support Economic Growth in St. Louis

By Erin Joy, CEO Black Dress Partners Founder, Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference In October, I wrote an op-ed exploring a topic about which I’m passionate: St. Louis’ lack of support for second-stage business […]

December 10th, 2015|

With a heavy start-up focus, is St. Louis investing in our own economic decline?

By Erin Joy, CEO Black Dress Partners Founder, Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference This piece originally appeared in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 8, 2015.  St. Louis has received a lot […]

December 9th, 2015|

10 Steps to Arranging (and Enjoying) Your Own Private Business Retreat

By Erin Joy, CEO Black Dress Partners Founder, Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference This piece first appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of The Women’s Journal. Believe it or not, I’m more […]

December 9th, 2015|

Are You Too Close to Your Business to Be Objective?

By Erin Joy, CEO Black Dress Partners Founder, Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference This piece first appeared in the August/September 2015 issue of The Women’s Journal. Sometimes we need a good friend […]

December 8th, 2015|

10 Steps to Arranging (and Enjoying) Your Own Private Business Retreat

As seen in the October 2015 edition of the Women’s Journals…

Believe it or not, I’m more refreshed after a simple weekend at a private business retreat by myself, than I am […]

October 15th, 2015|

Admit That I Suck? What Witchcraft Is This?

Have you ever thought of achieving success by admitting you suck? It’s like breaking an addiction – the first step is admitting you have a problem. So just how do […]

October 28th, 2014|