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“The Most Fun I’ve Ever Had” … Isn’t the Point

I’ll never forget a friend of mine being asked: “Is it fun to be an entrepreneur?” She was supposed to answer, “It’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done." Instead, she answered, “No.”

A Letter to the Men in Our Lives

Defend us when we’re harassed. Underscore our points when we’re interrupted. Give us credit for our work. Sponsor us. Promote us. Pay us.

The Best Career Advice Women Are Not Getting

​There is A LOT of career advice for women these days. A lot. Ask for the raise. Negotiate from the moment you get your job offer. Get a mentor; get a...

Why Women’s Careers Heat Up Just As Men’s Slow Down

Here’s what working mothers are told again and again: The early years of your kids’ lives are going to be tough. Suffering from sleep deprivation whil...

Here's Who Will Win the FinTech War

You have to have been hiding under a rock over the past handful of years to miss that this is no longer your father’s business world. More data is bei...

High Wire Leadership: What I Learned Leading Skeptics

As my team and I work to launch our start-up, Ellevest (a digital investment platform for women, to be launched this year), I've given a lot of though...

Practical Thoughts on How to Start Your Own Business

Starting your own business can be very rewarding. But it’s definitely also a challenge. When I made the jump from being a corporate executive to an entrepreneur, I found my new role to be hard. I...

10 Reasons Why 2016 Is Shaping Up To Be A Great Year for Women...Financially Speaking

Here are 10 reasons why 2016 can be a great year to be a woman….financially speaking.

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?

How I Manage Entrepreneurialism And Mom-ism

I sort of hate the question always asked of professional women of “How do you manage it all?” My short answer is typically, “Barely. And sometimes only barely.”

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.

Me? Start a "For Women" Business?? It's Complicated...

We women don’t need our own investing platform, I argued. After all, there are plenty of platforms out there, plenty of products out there, plenty of advisors out there, plenty of financial education