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Techs and the City
In a male-dominated industry, playing the part isn’t always enough. When clients make embarrassing assumptions about your age or position in the company, here’s how to deal.
The business world is changing fast, nowhere more so than in the technology sector. Workers today need both the drive and the skills to keep pace in the changing landscape. That’s especially true for women in tech, a field which remains notoriously difficult for women to succeed in. Though the issue has received more attention […]
As women, we can often feel guilty when we take the time to do something for ourselves. The nurturing aspect of our DNA seems to be set to constant concern regarding our family and those around us. When it comes to the decision of running our own businesses, I have seen female entrepreneurs worry how […]
Not too long ago, I found myself listening to Jessica Alba, actress and founder of Honest, a successful company that has brought transparency to the retail world. Alba’s company promises to tell customers the truth about where its home and baby products come from, what is in them and what their impact on the environment […]
As a female entrepreneur, I’ve experienced some challenges in the startup community in getting recognized for the value I add and in establishing the credibility necessary to further my professional development. The good news is that for every pushback I’ve gotten, there are twice as many resources now available that help me circumvent that negative […]
Giving away your power robs you of your intrinsic strength. Yet, it’s likely there are times in business when you’ve given people and circumstances power over you. Recognizing where you’ve given away your power is the first step to reclaiming it. You can own your actions and reactions and positively shift the dynamic of any given situation. Here’s a look at three ways […]
We all know that the awareness of sexual harassment and gender bias in the work place is at an all time high. The stories just keep on coming. They do not stop. Every day a new woman comes forward and everyday a new man is vehemently apologizing on a major network. In light of all […]
As an entrepreneur, business builder and corporate ladder climber, I’ve had to get comfortable asking for what I want. It’s rarely given. The tough part is, as humans, we are typically uncomfortable not only in asking for what we want, but also how we ask for what we want. If I had a dime for every […]
Entrepreneurial women aren’t all alike, but our collective experiences have plenty of overlap. Like all entrepreneurs, we start our businesses because we have an idea to share with the world. We have a solution with the potential to offer something new to the market. Driving that solution is a vision, especially in service-based businesses. My career […]
It’s easy to blame the environment around you for being unjust, but it serves you (and your fellow female entrepreneurs) more to fight it. In her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg notes that she has seen many female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and around the world with the talent, […]