“No risk, no reward,” goes the old adage. It’s important to stretch one’s boundaries, try something new, perhaps fail, but learn, and move on. By Shellye Archambeau (CEO, MetricStream) The stereotypical image of women as risk avoiders is changing fast. More women are occupying the boardroom, making important strategic decisions, and taking on high-risk responsibilities [...]
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This week’s 3 tips from one generation to another – from your “Forty-Godmother.” By Christina Vuleta (Founder, 40:20) Women in their forties today are part of the first wave of women to grow up with more choices. We have seen the consequences of delaying marriage, fore-going childbirth or following an unexpected career path in large [...]
“You must take the risk off the table. Each day, you must take just a bit more, mount it on your back and bear its weight until it just can’t fight you. ntil the risk stops doubting. Until you beat it.” By Nayia Moysidis (Founder, Writer’s Bloq) People discuss startupland as though it is mythical. [...]
To blaze a trail, you need to know how to experiment with your ideas when they are messy and imperfect. By Tara Sophia Mohr (Founder & Principal, Wise Living) You were so good at school. A smartie. You wrote great papers that the teachers marked with A’s. You knew how to study for a test. [...]
By Renee Blodgett (Blogger, Down the Avenue) Clearly I don’t get to New York often enough, by now I would have met writer and products guru Maya Baratz, who is currently working on new products at The Wall Street Journal. She started out by asking the nearly all women audience at WITI (Women in Technology [...]