When the going gets tough, having a real mission becomes vital. By Anda Gansca (CEO & Co-Founder, Knotch) There’s people out there who say that building a company is like having a baby. Or like kiteboarding or gambling. I will venture to make another generalization and tell you why building a company is like climbing [...]
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In business, failure is not possible – it’s inevitable. Expect it. By Amanda Steinberg (Founder & CEO, DailyWorth) A couple of years ago, I had the worst day of my entrepreneurial life. DailyWorth was two years old, I’d been trying to raise investment capital for nine months, and I had two toddlers and a marriage [...]
I’ve programmed myself to do the hardest things in life, but they’ve also brought me the greatest joy! By Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder & CEO, BizeeBee) Instead of doing what’s easiest, I always chose to pursue the hard path. Even after dropping out of my first computer science class, I forced myself to take summer school, [...]
EatDrinkJobs is one of the 10 startups pitching onstage at PITCH NYC Conference & Competition – get your $300 conference pass to join Women 2.0 on November 14. By Julie Lerner (Founder, EatDrinkJobs) Everything I learned about entrepreneurship started with three words… “you have cancer.” My sudden diagnosis turned each day into a gift and [...]