I believe that’s why the myth soldiers on… to keep us from talking. ;) By Tara Hunt (Co-Founder & CEO, Buyosphere) My #1 pet peeve is the “women don’t support one another” myth that gets thrown around all too often and by men and women alike. First off, let me agree that there ARE some [...]
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Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer’s. Here are recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech. By Jack Hidary & Cindy Padnos (Contributors, Fortune) The announcement Monday that Yahoo! selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a [...]
We haven’t advanced over these past two decades when it comes to views on women and leadership. By Kim Polese (Contributor, Forbes) When I first read Eric Jackson‘s post Wednesday on FORBES entitled, “Sheryl Sandberg is the Valley’s It Girl – Just Like Kim Polese Once Was”, my immediate thought was – how sad. How [...]
“Build an incredible team, give them the right tools, then get out of their way.” By Geri Stengel (Founder, Ventureneer) Perhaps it’s women’s natural instinct to nurture or maybe high-impact entrepreneurs know that you can’t sustain rapid growth without employees who deliver excellent products and customer service. It’s both, according to Marsha Firestone, President of [...]
A robust, in-depth new podcast for women in the workplace launched by public radio reporter. By Ashley Milne-Tyte (Public Radio Reporter & Student, CUNY Entrepreneurial Journalism Program) I never thought of myself as an entrepreneur until recently. As a public radio reporter, I’ve done stories about entrepreneurs. But all that business sense? That desire to [...]
By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve) With few female entrepreneurs to look to, MIT Sloan hosted a panel on how women can go big with their own businesses. The panel included Joanna Rees (Founder of VSP Capital), Katrina Markoff (Founder of Vosges Haut-Chocolat), Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (Founder of Gilt Groupe), and was moderated by [...]
By Bryce Christiansen (Blogger, YouTern) As I finished reading Tina Fey’s book Bossypants, I came to a realization. We often don’t give comedians enough credit for their business smarts, and Tina Fey is no exception. As I read her “humor/biography” book, I wasn’t expecting to come away with too many things I could apply at [...]