Meagan Rhodes, 27, is the Digital Marketing Lead for @Pay, an email payments technology based out of Albuquerque, NM. Meagan has grown a Twitter Following of over 14K on her personal page, @MeaganNRhodes, where she posts about digital marketing, tech news and advocates for women in tech.
Marissa Mayer's mounting troubles at the helm of Yahoo illustrate just how complex and tenuous the world of the CEO has become. She's made no big blunders, yet, after just two years it appears the clock is fast running out on Mayer's tenure.
Leverage your strengths. Whether you are an executive onboarding into a new role, leading a turn around or just looking to accelerate value creation, the answer is almost always to focus on and leverage your existing strongest talents, knowledge, skills, capabilities.
One could see it as archaic. Maybe we no longer need trendspotters, when everything is changing all the time, and when everything else -- branding, marketing, behavior and lifestyle -- can adapt in real time. Trendspotting can be frustrating.
Sure, it is often more comfortable to mingle with friends -- with the people we know. But that won't necessarily make you successful. Instead, when you walk into a room, be bold. Target the people who have influence.
Not quite young enough to consider yourself "just out of college," yet still not quite old enough to spend all your free time worrying about back pain, 25 is the first age where everyone seems to expect you to have figured it out, and you may be quietly losing your mind if you haven't.
When I wrote five years ago that the San Jose Mercury News was in trouble, I had no idea what trouble was. The peril for the paper of Silicon Valley has certainly intensified since then.
So it's not just my imagination. Marissa Mayer clones seem to be showing up with increasing frequency in business media lately.
Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!, has planned events for A-list celebs such as Pierce Brosnan and Sofia Vergara, and now, with her book, But ...
Shelly Fisher, a consummate entrepreneur, has over 25 years of business experience, having founded and operated two other companies before starting Ho...
Allison founded smith & beta in 2012 after recognizing the critical need to educate the advertising and marketing industry on employee education. Alli...
There's no question that our demo loves to cozy up to a good read and not just flit from Twitter to Instagram. We are still gluttons for a "story" that transports us. This is why digital niche magazines are becoming Mayer's focus.
"Today, my job is to inspire and lead our team of mobile engineers at Yahoo to create exceptional products that impact our users. And I do this with the same passion that my mom instilled in me."
Sarah Bryden-Brown has been a newspaper reporter and editor (The Australian), magazine editor (donna hay and Family Circle), author (The Lost Art of C...
Thus far, Yahoo's stock price is way above its benchmark when she arrived. She moved quickly to become the face of the tattered brand. She ordered everybody back to the office, which was a smart move. Some of the early acquisitions, like Tumblr, have raised the right kind of eyebrows. So why aren't there Champagne corks popping over in Sunnyvale?
Female executives are generally acknowledged to be victims of the "double bind"; if they act too feminine, then they're not taken seriously, but if they act too masculine, then they're universally hated by both the men and women who work under them.