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Startup Honeymooners

Aileen Gemma Smith | Posted 08.08.2014 | Small Business
Aileen Gemma Smith

We're not Ralph and Alice. We are married founders who spend a lot of time together. The banter is generally good and we work seven days. We are friends who respect each other and share the same values.

Why One Group of Travelers Hope I Don't Win Mother of the Year

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

For me, one of the strangest parts of traveling for business is how much it has changed me as a mother. Gone are the days where I am accessible all day every day, and it's meant I've had to give up on the idea that I can somehow control the outcome of things happening several time zones away.

Entrepreneurship and Women: How We Can and Should Make "Female" an Unnecessary Adjective

Kelsey Recht | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Kelsey Recht

Every business publication I pick up these days seems to feature stories about discrimination against women in the technology world. I have even been ...

10 Women in Tech Orgs You Should Know

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Craig Newmark

Since I know something about computers and a little about small business, my focus has been on helping girls and women in technology as much as I'm able. I've compiled a list of some of my top 10 women in tech orgs (in no particular order) for you to check out:

What Do You Get When You Mix 10,000+ Hours of Experiences and Leadership With Entrepreneurial Aspirations?

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

Whether you're a fan of Malcolm Gladwell (and his book Outliers) or not, chances are you've heard the reference of the 10,000 hour rule! In essence, achieving greatness requires an enormous commitment to time -- approximately 10,000 hours.

Making the Leap: A Founder's To-Do List

Leah Busque | Posted 12.04.2012 | Small Business
Leah Busque

Making the leap into starting your own business is a brave and bold move, and everyone's path is different. Here's my ultimate to-do list for new and aspiring founders.

The Startup Visa's Appeal to Women

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

There needs to be a commitment to look at women within international startup communities.

WATCH: Gina Bianchini On Encouraging Entrepreneurship

Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaar caught up with Ning co-founder and Mightybell founder Gina Bian...

WATCH: Alexandra Wilkes Wilson On Being A Mentor

Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

Gilt Groupe co-founder and CMO Alexandra Wilkes-Wilson spoke with HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaa...

The New Power Girls: Trust and Your Startup

The New Power Girls | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
The New Power Girls

Not everybody in your life is meant to be close to you and your work -- and not every vendor, client, employee, etc. is always meant to have that same access either.

The New Power Girls: The Fine Art Of Surviving Tax Season

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Fortunately, paying taxes and other liabilities can be easy -- the key is in your planning. And thanks to technology, keeping record of transactions and actions are far more efficient than ever.

The New Power Girls: 'Enchantment' Author Guy Kawasaki's New Book And How To Create The Apple-Effect In Life And Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

We work together, we play together and we do business together. It's like the Old Boys' Club, only this time it's female. It's just as empowering and fun.

The New Power Girls: Secret Strategies For Keeping Fit and Healthy While Running Your Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Beverly Hills is sleepy and sunny on an early Saturday morning as I make my way to the Physique 57 studio for a class. The area, notorious for its sho...

The New Power Girls: 5 Habits Business Travelers Must Have Today

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Today entrepreneurs and executives aren't just being hit by airlines cutting back and increasing costs, security measures and other obstacles, but dirty hotels, bed bugs and a whole host of other things. Here's what you can do about it.

The New Power Girls: What Women Have To Say About How Women Shop And Engage Online

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

Women engage and shop online very similar to how they always have in the offline world. Want to tap into the minds of women shoppers online? Make it easier to do just that and more.

The New Power Girls: The Unforeseen Currency Of Giving Thanks

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

The four girls gathered loudly in my living room are women I've known and hung out with for years. One by one they roll in, first Sayeh and Alison, un...

The New Power Girls: Resliency Is the New Black

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

I'm constantly amazed and surprised at the resiliency of people in general. It's without question something that I see a lot among the new modern women in business that I've met and know.

The New Power Girls: Doing What You Want In Life (From How We Are Doing It In Ours)

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Jenna, Meg and I are at the dark wood kitchen table of Meghan's Los Angeles place, sipping wine, water and munching on seasoned nuts from Trader Joe's...

The New Power Girls: A Crafty Secret Between Today's Women In Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

The day starts early on a weekday morning last week. I'm up a little earlier than usual to work around a speaking engagement I have at 10am that day. ...

The New Power Girls: How Women in Business Are Taking It to the Next Level Despite the Economy

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

Can business owners still take their companies to the next notch in the plan in what's said to be one of the worst economies in history? And, more importantly, how?

The New Power Girls: The Neglected Value Of Being One Thing To Some People vs Being Everything To Everyone

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

We live in a world where everybody wants to be everything to everyone. Mega-stores sell everything, online retailers carry endless merchandise, etc. I...

The New Power Girls: Sneaky Job Hunting Tips From Our KTLA Segment Today!

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

NPG co-creator Meghan and I are often unexpected subjects in many of the business we do and the meetings we take. Meghan's known for her creative styl...

The New Power Girls: The Five Power Tools A Business Girl (Or Guy) Shouldn't Live Without

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

It's the late afternoon on a Friday as I lay back against the wall on the floor in my office, my laptop resting on my hips as I type away at the compu...

The New Power Girls: What A Power Girl Needs To Know About President Obama's Stance On Global Entrepreneurship

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

The West restaurant at the Hotel Angeleno is buzzing as people meet and chat over lunch against the L.A. skyline. One half of the restaurant is comple...

The New Power Girls: How Women Today are Working in Male-Dominated Industries

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

It's no longer a novelty to see a woman in a corporate office. Yet as I cross the poolside deck of a chic oceanside hotel for an industry event, I'm one of just three women total in attendance.