Six entrepreneurs and business owners share advice that they found critical to their career success. Tips range from learning to accept help to learning what is non-negotiable for you. Read the Forbes piece here.
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!
Learning how to handle rejection, learning when and when not to be cautious and learning to embrace a leadership role are the three rules shared by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Meeta Vengapally. To read more about her thoughts, check out this June 23, 2019 article in Forbes
For a long time, women were taught to “act like men” to get ahead at work…but now women are changing these old rules and using traits like empathy and collaboration to get things done. Take a look at this June 17, 2019 article in the New York Times to learn more.