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Are Women Entrepreneurs Risk Averse?

Are Women Entrepreneurs Risk Averse?

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

  In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less successful? Now as a matter of full disclosure I must say that I have a great many women in my life […]

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Women Entrepreneurs and the Imposter Syndrome

Women Entrepreneurs and the Imposter Syndrome

| December 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

As a young woman entrepreneur starting out in my first business I was pretty audacious, but before I achieved the success I wanted I had one big obstacle to overcome: the imposter syndrome. In this episode of She Takes on the World TV, I’m going to help you conquer this crazy idea once and for […]

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Lean In: Four Awesome Business queues to Take from Sheryl Sandburg

Lean In: Four Awesome Business queues to Take from Sheryl Sandburg

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Leaning in has become a popular phrase in business circles these days. According to Sheryl Sandberg, author of the book “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,” women have an obligation to push themselves harder and further in order to begin placing themselves in equivalent positions of power alongside men. Sandberg offers multiple […]

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Interview: Adelaide Lancaster Supports Women Entrepreneurs with In Good Company

Interview: Adelaide Lancaster Supports Women Entrepreneurs with In Good Company

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to chat with Adelaide Lancaster, co-founder of In Good Company, “a first of its kind community, business learning center, and coworking space for women entrepreneurs located in Manhattan.” When we think about entrepreneurship, we often imagine tech startups, hitting the ground running with angel funding or VC investment, then scaling […]

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How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

As women, we face unique challenges as leaders, whether we work in the corporate world or as business owners. There seems to be a large chasm between female leaders who too easily sacrifice authority, and iron-fisted women who never budge once their minds are made up. Unfortunately, neither approach is effective in a long-term leadership position. […]

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22 Young Women Entrepreneurs and Their Companies to Watch

22 Young Women Entrepreneurs and Their Companies to Watch

| February 21, 2013 | 11 Comments

Jennifer Carter Fleiss Company: Rent the Runway Age: 28 The numbers: $50 million funding with over 3 million members Rent the Runway is a membership-based website that rents high-end designer apparel and accessories on a 4- or 8-day basis. The company was founded by two Harvard Business School graduates, Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Carter Fleiss. Launched […]

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Why Women Entrepreneurs Can Have It All

Why Women Entrepreneurs Can Have It All

| January 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

When I graduated from Barnard College over a decade ago, my class was not treated to the uplifting feminist message we had come to expect from our feminist professors.  Joyce Purnick, the first woman Metro editor at the Times, contradicted the feminist-era message that women could have it all and be the equals of men when she […]

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