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Why It's So Much Harder for Mothers To Start Businesses

Why It's So Much Harder for Mothers To Start Businesses
inc.com — There are two equally prevalent yet contradictory myths about entrepreneurship, and a recent report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation touches on both of them: Entrepreneurship is all-encompassing. Entrepreneurs work crazy hours. Compared to a corporate job, entrepreneurship offers better work-life balance, better working hours, and more control of one's time.

After Selling Sprout to Valeant, Cindy Whitehead Invests in UnderCover Colors

After Selling Sprout to Valeant, Cindy Whitehead Invests in UnderCover Colors
inc.com — Officially, Cindy Whitehead has moved on. Whitehead is the entrepreneur who successfully disputed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's initial denial of approval for Addyi, a drug designed to enhance female libido. After Addyi was approved, she sold Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the company she'd started to back Addyi, to Valeant Pharmaceuticals for $1 billion.

Why Wall Street Is Failing Women, and What Sallie Krawcheck Plans To Do About It

Why Wall Street Is Failing Women, and What Sallie Krawcheck Plans To Do About It
inc.com — Sallie Krawcheck, for years known as one of the most powerful women on Wall Street, is equally well-known for being very publicly let go from jobs that carried massive responsibilities -- twice. In 2008 she was fired from her post as the CEO of Citibank's wealth management business, after advocating that some customers should be reimbursed for investments gone bad.

How to Build a Brand That Customers Truly Love

How to Build a Brand That Customers Truly Love
inc.com — Jennifer Fleiss, co-founder of Rent the Runway, Bayard Winthrop, CEO of American Giant, and Hilary Folger, partner at Lippincott, explain to Inc. editor-at-large Kimberly Weisul the key factors of exceptional brands.

Alli Webb of DryBar On Her Moment of Truth as an Entrepreneur

Alli Webb of DryBar On Her Moment of Truth as an Entrepreneur
inc.com — For Alli Webb of DryBar, maturing as an entrepreneur came down to an argument over a fragrance called sparkling ginger. If you think that sounds ridiculous, Janet Gurwitch, co-founder of Laura Mercier Cosmetics, and Webb, co-founder of DryBar, would certainly understand.

A Psychiatrist's Advice on How To Deal With Difficult Investors and Those Pesky Voices in Your Head

A Psychiatrist's Advice on How To Deal With Difficult Investors and Those Pesky Voices in Your Head
inc.com — The organizers of the Circular Summit, a conference for women entrepreneurs held last week in Houston, took an unusual approach to opening the event. Yes, there were inspirational speakers and a you-go-girl introduction. Then there was Dr. Lucy Puryear, medical director of The Women's Place: Center for Reproductive Psychiatry, and Houston philanthropist Maureen Hackett, both addressing women's psychological attitudes toward running their businesses.

The Hidden But Totally Obvious Problem With Studies About Women and Venture Capital

The Hidden But Totally Obvious Problem With Studies About Women and Venture Capital
inc.com — When, exactly, do we say a woman has succeeded at raising venture capital? This may seem like a simple question. If her company gets a venture investment, she's succeeded. If there isn't an investment, she's failed. Of course, it's a little more complicated.

This Is What Happens When a Big Tech Company Gets Serious About Diversity

This Is What Happens When a Big Tech Company Gets Serious About Diversity
inc.com — If you're serious about diversity at your company, the recent efforts by Intel show what a path to greater diversity and inclusiveness might actually look like. In 2014, when a growing number of tech companies started releasing their diversity data, one fact was hard to ignore: There was lots of data, but very little diversity.

Heavy Hitters Join Theranos Advisory Board

Heavy Hitters Join Theranos Advisory Board
inc.com — Theranos has endured a spate of bad news lately. Most recently, a study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai showed that Theranos blood test results differ from those of other blood-test companies.

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now
inc.com — You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a fiend. In other words: You've got nearly everything it takes to be an entrepreneur--except for an actual business.
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May 03, 2016

RT @giwps: Should we use quotas to get more women on corporate boards? Join us at the #PowerShiftForum as we debate this topic! https://t.cbit.ly/1VXgRmn/WRQOxnw25T

May 03, 2016

RT @AlexaRoscoe: This explains so much: People think 23% of CEOs are women, while only 5% are. #Powershiftforum pic.twitter.com/mohuq8MUlw

May 03, 2016

New rule: If you want your company name spelled properly, please spell properly. No fair just tacking an x on the end for no reason.

May 03, 2016

You know, we can do something about this. Why It's So Much Harder for Mothers To Start Businesses inc.com/kimberly-weisu… via @Inc

May 02, 2016

RT @xpangler: Australian computer scientist Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin inventor ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ on.wsj.com/1Oa24MN via @WSJ

Apr 29, 2016

@AshCrouch1 just fyi you may not hear from me til Tues... I'm officially OOO til then

Apr 29, 2016

Just got debate rules for #PowerShiftForum."Booing or hissing speakers or coughing needlessly is both a grave and a pointless discourtesy.."

Apr 29, 2016

RT @adafruit: ‘Border Crosser’ are 60 Foot Tall Inflatable – and Collapsing – Architectural Robot Sculptures #robots adafru.it/ndL


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