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Quiz: Do You Work for a Todd?

It’s January. “New year, new you.” Time to get that promotion, secure that raise, shift your career into high gear.

Error messages, secrets, and shame

We are in the midst of a robust national conversation about gender. We're talking about the shifting roles and expectations of men and women, and whether the U.S. is "ready" for a female president.

The Advice I Wish I’d Had as a Grad

It’s that time of year again. Graduation. And so we’re hearing a lot of: “Commencement doesn’t mean ‘ending;’ it means ‘beginning.’” “Find your passion.” “You can do whatever you put your mind to.”

This Likability Thing Goes Deep

If you’re having a moment this week (and aren’t we all?) and want to imagine a different world, think about how different our world might be:

“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.”

The Ellevate Podcast

Own It - The Power of Women at Work, with Sallie Krawcheck

How are you owning 2017? In this special episode, Sallie Krawcheck, Chair of Ellevate Network and Founder and CEO of Ellevest,  talks to Kristy about her new book, Own It.

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...