Posts Tagged ‘Startup’

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  This is where I ask 40-something women to share 3 things to help a 20-something get a head start on gaining confidence to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.     1. Don’t get too comfortable. If […] Read more…

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Don’t Panic…You Are Not Late

Some advice from a 7×7 Mentor Salon on entrepreneurship. It touches on a familiar feeling for many 20-somethings as they navigate their career and look at their peers…”am I there yet?” There is this sense of instant success. You read these articles on 20-somethings who start a company and a year later they’re getting all […] Read more…

Let’s Hear It For The Women – Starting Up and Starting Over

Let’s hear it for the women. An infographic (click here to see:  “Too Late To Start?”) recently made the social media rounds illustrating that yes — there is life after 35 for entrepreneurs. It features founders who launched a business after 35.  A good case to make, given the recent attention on ageism in Silicon Valley.  Unfortunately, they […] Read more…

5 Lessons Learned on Pitching from Industry Leaders

I had a great time hosting a 7×7 Mentoring Salon for SMW in February. I’m just now catching up with the video, which you can see here. See the panel profiles here. 7×7 Mentoring Salons give people actionable advice to advance their career. I get together seven experienced leaders and seven up-and-coming professionals/entrepreneurs for a chance to […] Read more…

What You Should Know Before You Start at a Startup

Today I’m sharing an interview I did with Tereza Nemessanyi, CEO and co-founder fo Honestly Now, a great site to get that honest advice you need when you need it.  The interview which first ran on  Women 2.0 shares her story about what she wishes she knew about starting out at a startup in the early […] Read more…