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Nell Merlino

We Want You! We Need You!

Nell Merlino | Posted 03.05.2017 | Politics
Nell Merlino

Women have voted at higher rates than men in every Presidential election since 1980. We have the influence and power to elect the next President - let's make it count.

Who Decides 2016? Women Do. Really.

Nell Merlino | Posted 02.03.2017 | Women
Nell Merlino

You may find it surprising that women have cast the deciding votes in presidential elections for nearly four decades. What may not be surprising is that female voices rarely dominate the discussions leading up to Election Day.

Finding Our Way Out of the Woods

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.06.2014 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

With all the new opportunities brought on by better education, technology, availability of data and women's growing power in all sectors, why are millions of women still stuck not making enough money?

SHE Is Responsible for the President's Safety

Nell Merlino | Posted 06.05.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

Women who want more responsibility, money and power must be willing to delegate responsibility to others at every level of their lives.

Marissa the Mogul Mobilizes Parents

Nell Merlino | Posted 05.05.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

The situation surrounding Marissa's decision is forcing us to think about success in a highly competitive environment and the scrutiny that comes with being the youngest female to take the helm of a troubled but venerated brand with a baby in tow.

Pull Up and Lean In, Ladies!

Nell Merlino | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

It appears that our ability to do pull-ups and to "lean in" to our careers are part of the next phase of the working women's movement.

No Such Thing as a Snow Day for Entrepreneurs -- And That's a Good Thing!

Nell Merlino | Posted 04.14.2013 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

Entrepreneurs need to keep in mind that it's up to them to make things happen for their business and not let every day bumps in the road throw them off course.

Having Babies and Doing Business: We Got This!

Nell Merlino | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

You can have it all -- as long as you don't do it all.

Feeling Overwhelmed? A One Page Plan Puts You in Control

Nell Merlino | Posted 09.16.2012 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

What is your vision? Really relax and think about this -- visualize it. What kind of business or organization are you building? How much money do you plan to make? Who is your ideal customer? Who do you want to work with?

On Being Your Own CEO

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

Fantastic news from The Wall Street Journal: More companies are grooming more women for the CEO's chair. Finally!

What I Wish I Knew Then

Nell Merlino | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

Gloria Steinem looked down at the proposal, took out her pen and changed the word "Your" to "Our" so it became "Take OUR Daughters to Work." That was it.

Women Changing The World

Nell Merlino | Posted 05.26.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

So what about you? Are you going to be the first woman in your family to start a business or grow to one million in annual revenue? How are you going to change the world?

Technology: What Do We Really Need?

Nell Merlino | Posted 04.25.2012 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

It's hard to keep track of all the new gadgets that are popping up at lightning speed. How do you know what's worth investing in and what isn't? And are there cheaper ways to be just as efficient?

Forget New Year's Resolutions -- Try Affirmations!

Nell Merlino | Posted 02.18.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

It's that time of year again, when we all vow to stop working like maniacs and start exercising more and be kinder to ourselves. And for a few weeks we might actually succeed.

On Being a Strong Latina

Nell Merlino | Posted 01.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Nell Merlino

I continue to be honored and inspired by the richly diverse group of women entrepreneurs that has gone on to honor and inspire other women trying to "state their dreams" and harness their potential.

Adelante, Ladies!

Nell Merlino | Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices
Nell Merlino

Latina moms are quickly becoming one of the most powerful and fastest-growing groups of influencers in the state, and the trend is reflected around the country.

Growing your Business: Why you Don't Have to do it Alone

Nell Merlino | Posted 12.04.2011 | Women
Nell Merlino

Women who know they have a great business, who know they are ready to spread their wings and are smart enough to recognize that a little help from their friends goes a long way will do well.

Ambition and the "B" Word

Nell Merlino | Posted 10.31.2011 | Women
Nell Merlino

Can a woman be ambitious -- in charge, driven, goal-oriented, confident, passionate -- without being labeled a bitch? In theory: Of course! In practice: Probably not any time soon.

Expanding Into Foreign Markets: Advice, Caution and Building a Strategy

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Nell Merlino

I often hear from small business owners who are looking for advice on how to break into and navigate international markets like China, India or even Vietnam.

21 Women Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Business Books

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you"re looking for some summer reading, take advice from the experts. We asked 21 women entrepreneurs what business books were most influential to ...