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“Don’t start Ellevest. You don’t want to limit your business to a niche market.” Women? A niche? Seriously?
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.”
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.
Some tried-and-true advice in business: ask for feedback. Particularly ask for feedback if you’re working in a job or on a skill that’s newer for you. And more particularly, ask for feedback if you’re
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.
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
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.
Some years ago, right after we caught our breath from the financial crisis, I took my then-young-teenaged son to dinner to celebrate the end of the school year. He got to choose the restaurant; nat...
That Time I Got Promoted — and My Mentor Combusted by Sallie Krawcheck...
By Sallie KrawcheckI’ve made any number of mistakes as a mom, as my kids are only too happy to note. My personal favorite was the time that, from a business trip in Chicago, I decided my daughter w...
By Sallie Krawcheck In a recent post, I laid out why the retirement savings crisis is also a woman’s crisis. Viewed through this lens, the range of solutions to the crisis shift from “pretty much ...