Listen For What Works For You

Give friends a break. Like any long relationship, you will go through ebbs and flows. You may have periods where you disconnect but don’t over-react and don’t give up on a relationship that’s meaningful. They will tell you in their own time. Get outside yourself. I’ve made so many amazing friends in the most unexpected […] Read more…

How Can You Make Change A Zero Sum Game?

Happy Sunday! I’ve been a little quiet here as life has gotten busy. So thanks for hanging in there with me. Over at Forbes we have the Next Step newsletter where I write an opening note with some piece of wisdom or what we call “on-the-go inspo”. For today’s three wishes I have pulled a […] Read more…

You Already Have Your Voice

I missed my regular post last Sunday. I was in Boston for our Women@Forbes Closing The Investment Gap Summit. This is the second year in have kicked off the annual Forbes Under30 Summit — which gathers rising innovators and entrepreneurs to learn, experience and interact with diverse leaders of all ages. In other words, lots […] Read more…

Build Strength, Show Warmth, and Other Lessons Learned From Leading Tech Exec

Opt for warmth and strength — but show the warmth. People love passion. Corporations want somebody who’s enthusiastic and passionate. VCs invest in the person. Startups have to inspire people to come along with them on a not yet tangible journey. Know what you are good at. Be able to articulate your strengths. Have that statement […] Read more…

What’s Your Truth and Other Lessons Learned

Learn to brag. I have no problem bragging. I think that you should just own your accomplishments. Just always frame the outcome for the business vs “me, me me”. You deserve it. There’s always going to be naysayers and people who don’t support you.  I just block them out. Focus on the truth. Ask yourself, […] Read more…

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