Video: Women Entrepreneurs
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 03:05:26 +0000Women EntrepreneursWomen Entrepreneurshttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12509/6874241?cpt=8&wpid=2637KXMBnorth dakota is being recognized once again as one the nation's best. this time topping the list as the best state for women entreprenuers, according to fundera dot com but ray strickland tells us why the state still has a lot to work on. standup: the state of north dakota has been at the top of many rankings in the past few years. for things like being one of the best states to raise a family and for things like being one of the best states for millenials. now, the state has one more thing to brag about: and that being the best state for women entreprenuers. overcoming fear of failure was one of desiree farrington's biggest hurdles before she decided to open her business. "my fear was getting over my self and tkaing the plunge and just putting yourself out there." raised in north dakota, and not because she's bias, farrignton wasn't too surprised about the ranking. speaking from experience, she says it was the people of north dakota that made that hurdle less of a challenge. "i feel like the doors are open to everybody is very supportinve especially other women if they hear that you want to start a business every one is there to help you." owning a business can be good stress, says owner of celebrations and crafts, amanda hardin. but, it can also be rewarding. "you know that you're helping your business where you want it to be" the study showed north dakota women-led business make an average of 200,000 dollars. that was third in the country. there's still room for improvement, even for the best. because only 30.8 percent of businesses in the state are ran by women. that was 49th. but, hardin says she doesn't look at that as a bad sign. "i think there's a postive way to look at it is that there's room for growth with it and its going to be exciting pver the years to see that number grow." for both of these ladies, there words of advice for women were that you can do anything you put your mind too. even running a business. ray strickland kxnews (chad mira/kx news) the state also ranked 27th in the country for only having one women's business center.