In this 9/20/19 article in Fast Company, seven female leaders reflect on situations where the mistakes they made taught them lessons that influenced their leadership and their future careers.
Susan Wojcicki has been the CEO of YouTube since February 2014. She was the 16th employee at Google and became Google’s first marketing manager in 1999. She was in charge of Google’s original video service, and after observing the success of YouTube, proposed YouTube’s acquisition by Google in 2006. She is also a mother to five children.
In this interview posted in the Female Founders blog, Wojcicki discusses her career path from being an undergraduate liberal arts major to navigating the world of tech, the growth of YouTube and shares her thoughts on the importance of paid maternity leave.
Indra Nooyi is an Indian American business executive and served as CEO of PepsiCo for 12 years. In this interview conducted by Nina Easton at Fortune‘s MPW International Summit on September 16, 2019 , Nooyi discusses how she plans to “pay it forward” to the next generation of women and how the current support systems (of lack of them) seem to only reinforce unconscious biases that exist for women.
This post from May 2019 in Forbes and this post from May 2016 in Entrepreneur both share useful tips for what to focus on when you are managing your cash as you launch your business. Nothing you probably don’t already know – it is important to have goals, spend wisely, reduce overhead, etc but useful to skim through to make sure you are doing all you can to effectively manage this critical resource!
Being an entrepreneur can often mean that you are going it alone. This is all the more reason to create a group of trusted women who you can reach out to for advice or feedback. This August 26, 2019 Forbes article shares five tips on how to build this power circle and develop your own community of support!