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Re-launching a career after an absence can be a big worry. We might ask ourselves: Are my skills too rusty? Am I still relevant? Can I jump into a new job as easily as I did five, 10 or 20 years ago?
There comes a time in many people’s careers when they consider self-employment – striking out on their own and being their own boss. It's at that time when there are important questions to answer.
If you’re a new entrepreneur, you probably want to keep as much money in your pocket as possible. Starting a business of your own can be a financial strain, so it's natural to have fears about money.
In the course of my work as a career coach, I have crossed paths with some fierce female entrepreneurs. Here, three of them offer the inside scoop on what it’s really like to start your own business.
Not so long ago, a mentor told me that the all-women “mentoring circle” that I met with once a month for drinks after work was a bad idea and I should stop the gatherings.
Men—and, let’s face it, a lot of women—don’t equate math, analytics and technology with women. They obviously haven’t met Sheila Talton, the founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics.
As a successful serial entrepreneur, Bettina Hein has a lot to say about how to run a business.
If the thought of claiming your accomplishments makes you a bit uneasy/want to hide under a rock, read on.
Career transitions take persistence and tenacity (which coincidentally are the same thing) and they take a very unique degree of dedication to the task at hand. And they take follow up.
It happens. Sometimes we are so shocked we don't even know how to respond. Our brain just starts to spin as we think "Did I hear what I just think I heard?" and "Did that person actually say that?"
I’ve been there a couple of times in my career and I can still remember how horrible it felt. I’m talking about that feeling at work when there are too many hours in the day and days in the week.
There has been a lot of conversation of late of the need to increase the presence of women on corporate boards, in the VC and angel community, and in the ranks of high-tech entrepreneurs. Studie...