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Female Entrepreneurs

The Healthy Habit One-Two Punch Every Female Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

I was exhausted. I was in the middle of a 4-year grad program, and I was sick and tired of doing what other people told me to do.

Going Against the Flow: Mariam Naficy, Founder & CEO of

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

"Entrepreneurship is two-fold. It's about creating a product or service that changes your customers' life in some way and engineering a competitive business model to operate your company."

Daily Habits of Passionate Female Entrepreneurs

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

I love connecting with fabulous, brilliant women, for great partnerships. It has been one of the most exciting parts of growing a business. There is nothing more exhilarating, than a conversation with a woman that is as passionate about her work as you are about life.

How Pink Hair Changed My Business

The Stacey Harris | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
The Stacey Harris

It was also something I didn't think I'd ever be allowed to do. I mean in the last few years fantasy colors have been made a bit more mainstream but most office jobs still frown on anything that's not natural.

Sandra Kurtzig: The Original Silicon Valley "Mompreneur"

Lisen Stromberg | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Lisen Stromberg

Sandra Kurtzig was once one of the most celebrated female founders in the technology industry. But by today's standards, where "success" is measured in billions, Kurtzig's experience might not be considered "successful" enough and that has her riled up.

Going Against the Flow: Lisa Falzone, CEO of Revel Systems

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.07.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

A graduate from Stanford where she was a competitive swimmer, Lisa led her Silicon Valley-based startup since its creation in 2010 and has been pivotal in turning the often "old school" perception of point of sale on its head, beating out established competitors and new market entrants alike.

The Exact Recipe for Online Success (and Why You Shouldn't Listen to All the Internet Marketers)

Naomi Liddell | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Naomi Liddell

You're setting up an online presence for your business. After a few Google Searches and Facebook Group stalks the internet noise is giving you the recipe for success.

Saturn Return Strikes Again!

Sarah Cannata | Posted 07.06.2015 | World
Sarah Cannata

In a couple of weeks, I'll turn 28 and wow, let's just say this: what a difference 9 months can make.

Is Confidence The Key To Success For Female Entrepreneurs?

Anjali Varma | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Anjali Varma

When interviewing successful female entrepreneurs I often ask the question "what are the secrets to your success" and "what are the must-haves for successful entrepreneurs". Diane von Furstenberg, Stella&Dot founder Jessica Herrin, Tory Burch and several others have indicated that confidence is one trait that is critical to success.

How I Found Opportunity in the Turning Point

Women’s iLab | Posted 06.19.2015 | Women
Women’s iLab

Does your next move incorporate your overall aspirations and mission? If your job path does not, that's OK. We can't all make our favorite hobby a job and sometimes reality sinks in.

Women On Top?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.12.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The truth is that there's not a whole lot of hope for women-owned businesses to reach the same levels of impact and profitability as male-owned ones if standards of gender in the family don't also change, and significantly.

5 Things You Must Do When Starting A Business

Arabelle Yee | Posted 06.10.2015 | Small Business
Arabelle Yee

Think about when you would like to achieve your business goals. Then, break it down into quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily objectives. That will keep you accountable and motivated.

Jam Session Interview With Justine Musk

Deb Owen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Deb Owen

Justine Musk and I riff on dealing with criticism, ambition (and whether it's always selfish or not) and what leads to clarity, focus and humility. We talk about the creative process versus the entrepreneurial process, and the surprising similarities.

Why Women Struggle As Entrepreneurs (and How To Change That).

Jess Catorc | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business
Jess Catorc

Becoming an entrepreneur is exciting. For me, it came with the thoughts of location independence and traveling the world. However, this wasn't always the case.

This Is How You Combat Gender Bias in the Workplace

Debra Carpenter | Posted 05.15.2015 | Women
Debra Carpenter

I was privileged to speak with Barbara Giamanco last week, and she not only had some interesting and novel insights on being a woman in a predominantly male industry, but also offered some genius ways to combat workplace gender bias and get closer to achieving your career goals.

Confessions of a Teenage Entrepreneur

Sara Sakowitz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Small Business
Sara Sakowitz

Seventeen faces stared at me as I stood at the front of the table. I was minutes away from presenting my science education startup to a group of entrepreneurs and investors, and I was absolutely terrified.

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

Helen Roe | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Helen Roe

Entrepreneurs are a fascinating breed. We are not all cookie cutter formulas of Branson or Oprah (although I would love to get inside the formers head for just one day!). There is no one size fits all and the more diverse, unique and even eccentric the characteristics, the better. So let's delve a little deeper and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are.

These Photos Show Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs Taking Poland By Storm

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 04.24.2015 | World

With more than one million companies run by women -- more than one-third of the country’s total -- Poland is one of Europe’s leading centers ...

Meet Renaissance Woman Paula 'Pixie' Dezzutti Hewlette

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Nova Lorraine

I was a woman, I was pregnant, I wasn't even old enough to legally rent a car, and I had scored higher on their aptitude entrance test than any other candidate.

Perfect Your Pitch: An Insider's Guide for Female Entrepreneurs

Shelley Zalis | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Shelley Zalis

At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. We dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch.

The Horrors, Degradations And Ass-Kicking Triumphs Of NYC's Female Chefs

Thrillist | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste

The takeaway: it sucks. And sometimes it really sucks.

How I Went From College Grad to Full-Time Freedom Hacker: Step-By-Step

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 03.30.2015 | College
Anita Wing Lee

The first thing you need to do is DECIDE that you are going to pursue the life of your dreams. Resolve to take those leaps of faith for yourself. Your life can be so much bigger than you planned for.

Why I Said No to Making $1 Million This Year

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Wing Lee

If you've got big dreams, it means that the universe has big plans for you. You don't need to force yourself to fit into someone else's mould of success -- whether traditional or untraditional. As long as you keep taking steps forward, you will get there. It's your journey. Do it your way.

A Tale of Accidental Entrepreneurship

Jaclyn Mullen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Jaclyn Mullen

Born and raised in China, Pocket often heard her father often say, "Create jobs for people, instead of waiting to get a job from them." And while female entrepreneurship has become more visible in China these days, entrepreneurship wasn't a path she wanted to pursue as a twenty-something.

Should Women 'Man Up' At The Office, Or Does Office Culture Need To 'Man Down'?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women

How should a woman try to get ahead in a male-dominated workplace? Perhaps the answer lies less on women "manning up" and more in how businesses value...