Together, there is no limit to what we can achieve.

As we step into the promise of a new year, I am compelled to reflect on the remarkable resilience and achievements of our community throughout the challenges of 2023. The economic landscape has tested our mettle, and yet, here we stand, stronger and more united than ever. In the words of an African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others.” This sentiment resonates deeply with our collective journey.

In the face of economic challenges; rising inflation, reduced spending and redundancies, each one of you has demonstrated extraordinary strength and determination. Your presence in this community is a testament to the power of collaboration, mutual support, and shared aspirations. Together, we possess the ability to overcome any obstacle, turning adversity into stepping stones towards our shared success.

I want to remind you that Business in Heels has an abundance of resources designed to help and support you on your journey. Whether you need guidance, mentorship, or access to valuable networks, the platform is here to empower you. Remember, there are only a few degrees of separation between you and your ideal connection.

Recent news may paint a challenging picture but remember that challenges are the crucible where true leaders emerge. I have immense confidence in the exceptional talent within our community, knowing that together, we can transform setbacks into opportunities and pave the way for a future filled with achievement and success.

As we navigate this new chapter, let us embrace the understanding that our collective strength is unparalleled. The synergy of our diverse skills, experiences, and perspectives is a force that will propel us forward. In the world of business and professionalism, success is not an individual pursuit; it’s a collaborative journey that requires persistence, camaraderie, and an unwavering commitment to our shared goals.

I am profoundly proud of each of you and the incredible strides we have made together. Let us face the future with determination, knowing that our collective efforts will not only define our individual successes but will also contribute to the empowerment and advancement of women in the business world. One step at a time.

Here’s to a year of shared victories, mutual empowerment, and the breaking down of barriers that may come our way. Together, there is no limit to what we can achieve.


Lisa Sweeney

CEO, Business in Heels