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Professional explainer. Editor-at-Large, @inc. Co-founder, @onethingnew. Optimist, amateur naturalist, darn good cook. Addicted to fresh air and natural light.

The Only Holiday Sales Gauge That Matters for Independent Retailers — Even if you're not in the retail business, it's hard to ignore the forecasts. And at least since September, the forecast has been for a lackluster holiday season. At best. Meanwhile, big merchants such as Macy's and J.C. Penney have had mediocre quarterly earnings reports. Can small retailers really be immune?

Why Powerful Women Are More Likely to Be Depressed — Does being the boss lead to depression? It's not supposed to. Being the boss is generally thought to be good for you: bosses tend to have more control over their work, which is thought to lessen stress. And bosses often have more schedule flexibility than their subordinates, which is linked to decreased symptoms of depression.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Gets a Taste of Bad Karma

Why This Jeopardy! Champ Would Rather Be Second-Best — Julia Collins has won more games than all but one contestant, and the most of any woman. Guess which she'd prefer to be known for? This spring, Julia Collins won 20 games of Jeopardy! in a row, giving her the second-longest winning streak of any Jeopardy!

The Unpleasant Reason We Need More Women Venture Capitalists — Venture-capitalist-turned entrepreneur Carla Valdes had to show her partners how to better work with women. Why is it important that more women become venture capitalists? I thought it was so that more women entrepreneurs, and more innovations relevant to women, would get funded.

What Tinder's CEO Demotion Means for Silicon Valley Sexism — A young Silicon Valley tech founder appears to actually be suffering the repercussions of his alleged bad behavior, even if the repercussions are pretty mild. This is new. A young Silicon Valley tech founder appears to actually be suffering the repercussions of his alleged bad behavior.

Why Women Entrepreneurs Make the Best Leaders — Women entrepreneurs have exactly the leadership qualities that companies value the most, according to a new study. It's a common joke: The reason I'm an entrepreneur is because I'm unemployable anywhere else. Actually, corporate America should be clamoring to get you on board.

Why Women Should 'Get the Hell Out' of Ageist, Sexist Companies — Entrepreneur Cindy Gallop's straight talk on Silicon Valley bias: "When you are an older woman, you are automatically dismissed." Cindy Gallop is a warrior in the space between perception and reality. She's had a long and successful career in advertising, founding the U.S. office of Bartle Bogle Hegarty in 1998 and serving as its chair.

The Overlooked, Completely Obvious Secret to Being a Good Boss — Vision is over-rated. What employees want is much more basic, a new study suggests. There is an entire industry devoted to making bosses into leaders. Maybe what we need is an industry devoted to making bosses into workers. I'm not trying to be snide. I'm not trying to deny the power of good leadership.

Cuyana Founders: How the Right Tagline Can Turn Your Company Around — The founders of a luxury lifestyle company explain why a tagline turned out to be so much more than just three short words
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Nov 26, 2014

The upside, of course, is power. The Hidden Downside to Being a Powerful Woman @weisul… via @Inc

Nov 25, 2014

@PamKrugerwriter how was I not following you before? My bad! And sorry to be slow -- been traveling. kimweisul at gmail works too. :-)

Nov 19, 2014

RT @dougcantor: "Cos. who think they have a relationship with customers on #Facebook and #Twitter are flat-out wrong" @Inc @borisonr

Nov 19, 2014

@TonyImperati K weisul at inc dot com. But traveling for a few days, so response time slow for now

Nov 19, 2014

Is it really World Toilet Day? And could it possibly be renamed? #funthingsyouseeattheUN

Nov 18, 2014

@davidbeisel Thanks for your post on strategies to raise an A round. Do you have 2 mins to discuss? And how many co's were in your sample?

Nov 18, 2014

RT @lheron: .@sarahcuda, the journalist Uber exec focused on specifically, wrote a response:…

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