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The Worst Start-Up Advice I've Gotten

“Don’t start Ellevest. You don’t want to limit your business to a niche market.” Women? A niche? Seriously?

Why You Should NOT Leave Your Job To Become An Entrepreneur

I went to a recent Ellevate Network event, at which we hosted a pretty prominent entrepreneur, who runs a VC-funded start-up that’s gaining some real traction. In other words, she’s “living the dream.

How I Made Peace With Not Being “Liked” By Everyone

When I was offered my first leadership opportunity, I recoiled from it. I was a Research Analyst at Sanford Bernstein, and I was asked if I would consider becoming Director of Research.

Lessons From My (First) Career Break

A career break. It’s increasingly common, particularly among professional women. More than half of Ellevate Network members report having taken one. Another 11% plan to at some point.

That Time I Got Promoted — and My Mentor Combusted

That Time I Got Promoted — and My Mentor Combusted by Sallie Krawcheck...

Personal Branding 101

This article originally appears on Linkedin. The topic of “personal branding” is an uncomfortable one for many of us: “Me? A personal brand? That’s not what I’m about.” Or “A...

7 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission

7 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission...

Behind the Scenes: How to Move From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

By Sallie KrawcheckThis post is part of a series in which Influencers go behind the scenes to explain in detail one aspect of their work. Read all the stories here and write your own (please...

My New Rule for Success

I have always tried to be an “A student.” Work hard, complete assignments, pay attention to details...and good things follow. For most of professional life, this “rule” worked extremely well.

If I Were 22: Face It, You're Going to Be Kissing Some Career Frogs

A letter from Sallie Krawcheck to her 22-year-old self.