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Building a Board: Female Founders/CEOs Wanted
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Building a Board: Female Founders/CEOs Wanted

There's a clear, growing demand for women in leadership positions, so what are you personally doing to fill it?

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Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital
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Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital

If you're a woman who wants to start a business, don't let these obstacles stand between you and major sources of funding.
Discover and Work in Your Entrepreneurial Zone of Genius
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Discover and Work in Your Entrepreneurial Zone of Genius

Knowing and working with your individual EZOG will help you build a better business.
Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91
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Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91

The company, inspired by Jean Nidetch's own weight loss struggles, went public in 1968 and was purchased by Heinz for $71 million a decade later.
Why the Online Marketplace Is Perfect for Women in Business
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Why the Online Marketplace Is Perfect for Women in Business

Social platforms -- and the ability to get personal -- are powerful tools for women entrepreneurs.
These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs
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These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs

Women remain a minority among entrepreneurs but there is increasing attention on leveling the playing field.
The 5 Richest Women in Tech
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The 5 Richest Women in Tech

Check out which women are making major bank in the tech sector.
Women Entrepreneurs 2.0: What You
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Women Entrepreneurs 2.0: What You'll Need to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Startup

Six traits that will help you surmount the challenges of a diversity-starved workplace.
How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company
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How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company

Their mission is to help the women of Ghana start businesses that solve an age-old crisis: the shortage of clean water.
Bring Your Child to Work Day Is Too Valuable to Limit to Once a Year
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Bring Your Child to Work Day Is Too Valuable to Limit to Once a Year

Done thoughtfully, bringing children to work expands their sense of what is possible and gives adults a unique perspective on office life.
5 Ways to Manage
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5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
5 Powerful Rules for Women Entrepreneurs to Live By
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5 Powerful Rules for Women Entrepreneurs to Live By

Embrace your crazy and realize that making money is like broccoli. Say, what? Keep reading.
From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)
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From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Adaptability, courage, drive and grit have been the hallmarks of the best entrepreneurs throughout the ages.
10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills
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10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills

Persuasion propels a leader forward. The good news: Persuasion is a major strength for women.
From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time
Money

From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

In 2005, Susan Petersen and her husband felt like an $86 income tax refund was enough to make them rich. Today, she's at the helm of a multimillion-dollar business. Here's what that ride felt like.
Annie, Get Your Gun: 4 Business Lessons From a Sharpshooter
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Annie, Get Your Gun: 4 Business Lessons From a Sharpshooter

If you can embody Oakley's spirit in the boardroom, you'll go far.
How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome
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How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome

Rachel Zietz is the founder and owner of Gladiator Lacrosse. In school, sales and sports, she plays to win.
How New York City Plans to Assist 5,000 Female Entrepreneurs
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How New York City Plans to Assist 5,000 Female Entrepreneurs

A new partnership with Citigroup aims to provide free help to aspiring female-business owners.
What Competitive Sports Taught Me About Running a Business
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What Competitive Sports Taught Me About Running a Business

Here are the keys to success on the court and in the boardroom.
3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer
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3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer's Trio of Pioneers

Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone created a community of women's bloggers and a business model. Their guiding principles can be instructive to many startup founders.
Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution
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Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution

An entrepreneur goes after a niche in the women's razor market.
Is Women
Marketing

Is Women's Empowerment Marketing the New 'Pink It and Shrink It'?

As advertisers leveraged this trend last year, their challenge was to provide a real insight about the female audience that could also be tied to the product or company in a meaningful way.
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'

The real-estate mogul and startup investor knows how to fail -- and she's not afraid to do it.
5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap
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5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap

Taking advantage of the resources and mentors available can help you overcome the hurdles to financing your startup.
6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015
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6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

Just remember -- you read about them here first.
15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015
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15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015

Entrepreneurship is more than simply coed. By many measures, women are surpassing men in the zeal and tenacity with which they pursue their dreams.
A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life
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A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life

Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand fantasized about opening a cat cafe in New York City. Then, they stopped dreaming and made it happen.
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7 Ways to Be a Better Negotiator

Asking for more scares many people into worrying they'll end up with less but there are effective ways to make your case.
3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector
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3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
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Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia

A small-batch brewer rethinks the probiotic favorite.
Randi Zuckerberg
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Randi Zuckerberg's Simple Secret for Juggling Career and Kids

The media maven offers a candid look at her 'lopsided' life as a working mother and explains how she prioritizes her time.
Is There Such a Thing as
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Is There Such a Thing as 'Work Life' and 'Personal Life'?

When Debbie Sterling founded GoldieBlox, her first employees were her husband, her sister and best friend.
Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding
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Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding

How companies are pushing to close the gender financing gap.
One Woman
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One Woman's Unlikely Path to a $100 Million Company

Instead of taking more VC money, 1-Page became the first Silicon Valley company to get listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
How a 10-Minute Spot on QVC Turned This Woman Into a $100 Million Cosmetics Mogul
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How a 10-Minute Spot on QVC Turned This Woman Into a $100 Million Cosmetics Mogul

With a unique ability to weave visual backstories and touch untold masses, QVC can serve as a transformative vehicle for entrepreneurs.
For This Entrepreneur, Helping Women Around the World Find Their Voice Meant Finding Her Own
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For This Entrepreneur, Helping Women Around the World Find Their Voice Meant Finding Her Own

Tammy Tibbetts has helped hundreds of girls around the world get access to education, and thereby, find their voice in society. First, though, she had to find her own voice.
How One Woman Got Past the No
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How One Woman Got Past the No's and Landed VC Funding

Female entrepreneurs, take note.
Will You Join the Phenomenal Growth of Women-Owned Businesses?
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Will You Join the Phenomenal Growth of Women-Owned Businesses?

The number of female-led firms has surged to new heights. Here's what you need to know to get started.
The World Needs Some
Leadership

The World Needs Some 'Simone Cowells'

Here's a wish for a blunt-talking female leader who will talk truth to power.
Encouragement Is Growing for Women Inventors
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Encouragement Is Growing for Women Inventors

Women filed about a third of all trademarks in recent years but fewer than a fifth of patents. There is help to get everybody's good ideas turned into products.

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