It all began with a simple problem – a broken suitcase….which led to the question “Why is good luggage so expensive?” Founders Rubio and Korey are listed on Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list and share some thought about entrepreneurship, launching their company and must-haves for work and life in this article in Fortune from July 10, 2019
Month: July 2019
The Battle with Impostor Syndrome
Impostor syndrome is a pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud” or impostor. Women entrepreneurs often talk about battling with this issue. This July 6, 2019 article in Fast Company shares thoughts on the topic and highlights some strategies to keep it at bay.
Annie Liao Jones of Rock Candy Media discusses her desire to change perceptions about a woman being a “female boss” to simply being “a boss” in this July 2, 2019 Fast Company article entitled “I’m Not Your Girl Boss. I’m Your Boss.”
On the flipside, in 2017, British tennis player Andy Murray corrected a journalist after being asked about opponent Sam Querrey ‘becoming the first American to reach a grand slam semi-final since 2009’, by pointing out female American players have achieved the feat more recently.
The key takeaway is that adding a gender descriptor should never demean, degrade or reduce a title!