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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.

New study says Silicon Valley isn't promised land for women in technology.

slate.com — This post originally appeared in Inc. There's been much written lately about the dearth of women in technology, and about the droves of women who are leaving tech companies. Much of the conversation has centered around Silicon Valley startups, given their reputation as the source of hot new technology.

Why the "Women in Tech" Problem May Actually Be a Silicon Valley Problem

inc.com — There's been much written lately about the dearth of women in technology, and about the droves of women who are leaving tech companies. Much of the conversation has centered around Silicon Valley startups, given their reputation as the source of hot new technology. But some new research from SmartAssets, which draws on data from the U.S.

3 Things You Need to Know About the TurboTax Snafu

inc.com — Late last week, Intuit temporarily shut down the ability of taxpayers to file their returns electronically via its TurboTax software. The cause: Tens of thousands of fraudulent returns filed in at least 18 states. The bogus returns were filed by identity theives, looking to capitalize on personal information exposed through numerous data breaches.

Starbucks Founder and CEO Takes on Race Relations

inc.com — Like any entrepreneur, Howard Schultz, the founder and CEO of Starbucks, is used to making tough decisions. But he also is willing to tackle tough issues, even those other founders and CEOs routinely duck. Nowhere, perhaps, is this more evident than in Schultz's recent comments on race relations.

Why Women CEOs Are More Vulnerable to Activist Shareholders

inc.com — Do activist investors see female CEOs as easy targets? That's the question raised by a recent New York Times story, which notes that of the 23 female S&P 500 CEOs, "at least a quarter" have been targeted by activist investors. Three of those six women are battling one investor in particular--Nelson Peltz.

Why You Should Be Happy VCs Are Ignoring You

inc.com — Do venture capitalists think your idea is truly rotten? Are they refusing to fund anything remotely related to your market niche? Awesome. A working paper from Elizabeth Pontikes, of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and William Barnett, of Stanford University Graduate School of Business, argues that really, venture capitalists have no idea what the next world-changing ideas are going to be.

How Startups Can Avoid Manufacturing Mistakes

inc.com — Julie Uhrman and Debbie Sterling wanted desperately to be in the 25 percent of funded Kickstarter projects that actually ship on time. Yes, the odds were against them -- especially because of the type of businesses they wanted to crowdfund. Uhrman, founder of game console-maker Ouya, and Sterling, founder of toy company GoldieBlox, were both venturing into manufacturing.

10 Global Trends That Will Transform Your Business

inc.com — It's easy to get so absorbed in the details of your business that you completely lose track of the big picture. The big picture, in this case, consists of the global trends that will affect every entrepreneur--no matter how far removed from them, or how 'safe,' your company seems to be.

Get Ready for the Starbucks of Yoga

inc.com — Editor's note: This article is part of Inc.'s 2015 Best Industries report. "Yoga juggernaut" seems like an oxymoron, and a laughable one at that. Until you consider Denver-based CorePower Yoga, the brainchild of serial entrepreneur Trevor Tice. In the late 1990s, Tice was busy building Tech Partners International, an IT outsourcing company.

The Top 10 Discoveries That Will Rock Your World in 2025

nuzzel.com — The Top 10 Discoveries That Will Rock Your World in 2025 - inc.com - Kimberly Weisul - Mon Jul 07 03:39:22 PDT 2014
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Feb 25, 2015

Why the "women in tech" problem may actually be a Silicon Valley problem. interesting research. inc.com/kimberly-weisu… via @Inc

Feb 13, 2015

RT @JodyPadarCPA: My response to #Turbotax in @inc ! 3 things you need to know about the TurboTax shutdown. @weisul inc.com/kimberly-weisu… via @Inc

Feb 12, 2015

Indeed. Nothing Says "I Love You" Like Glitter and Cockroaches. inc.com/ss/kevin-j-rya… via @Inc

Feb 06, 2015

People are enraged. That is the only fair thing about this obit of Thornbirds author Colleen McCoullough bit.ly/1EZZViW

Feb 05, 2015

@ErOrange @Inc Thank you -- it was a very illuminating talk, totally enjoyed it.

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