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Editor-at-Large — Inc.

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

Ellen Pao and the Impossibility of Being Perfect

inc.com — Ellen Pao has one problem that many working women can empathize with: She's not perfect. Of course, nobody is, male or female--but in the workplace, this seems to be much more of a problem for women, who see their personalities regularly judged and found lacking, even in largely-positive performance reviews.

Tula: Calm and Focused, Like the Yogis Who Are Its Customers

inc.com — Andrew Wicklander's priorities for his software, called Tula, sound almost old-fashioned: It should be simple, clean, and easy to use. And it should do one thing exceptionally well. The area in which Wicklander and Tula aim to excel is in helping owners of yoga studios run their businesses.

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 Women in Tech Should All Move to Arlington, Texas

inc.com — There has been a lot 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.

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.
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Mar 30, 2015

@oanaamaria thanks so much! The reviews are not public, unfortunately.

Mar 30, 2015

MT: When you have to remind yourself not to email sexist comments, you know your industry has a long way to go. -@mariaaspan on @ekp trial

Mar 30, 2015

Even when I'm freelancing I'm bad at taking a sick day when I need one. Gads.

Mar 30, 2015

@alexekkelenkamp @avancampen I am sure there are lots of people who love it. Personally, I crave silence.

Mar 28, 2015

In which @jonfine admires Deerhoof, @willyakowicz talks bodycams, and @jledbetter cracks us all up. bit.ly/1D6DRq @Inc Uncensored

Mar 27, 2015

RT @ekp: 6. If we do not share our stories and shine a light on inequities, things will not change

Mar 27, 2015

RT @bsteinbe: 14 of @Lyft's top 30 execs are female, including two big new hires. Here's why it matters fastcompany.com/3041106/most-c… by @EvieN @FastCompany

Mar 27, 2015

RT @ellekaplan: #AnitaHill didn't win, but she changed everything #EllenPao will leave a legacy that will do the same thing

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