Running a startup means wearing a lot of hats. You’re a busy woman, and you have to worry about finances, product, hiring and investors. One of the things you learn about being an entrepreneur is just how much decision making and legwork there is to do before you can even begin to run your business. […]
The startup scene in Asia is on the rise, from big players like Singapore and Tokyo to newer hubs like Shanghai and Shenzhen. Startup hubs like Silicon Valley got a bit of a head start on Asian startup ecosystems, as they’ve been called. Having such an ecosystem, however, may not be vital to starting a […]
“If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” -Tom Leary According to social media, 2017 will be a selfish year and people will be focusing on their interests and goals. Investing their energy on themselves, seems like it will be very bleak year for showing […]
Sometimes, there’s nothing better than working from home. You can lounge in your favorite, most comfortable place — in your favorite, most comfortable clothes — while plugging away at your most pressing tasks. Sounds great, right?
Many people finally get the job that they always wanted only to struggle with getting satisfaction out of it. You may find yourself in the same position. Wondering how to get the most out of your job and where your inspiration went. When it comes to your job making you happy, it is important to […]
Do you love your job? According to a Gallup poll, there is a 64 percent chance that you don’t. In fact, there’s a 24 percent chance you actually hate your job. Nearly two thirds of those surveyed have no love for their workplace, but that doesn’t mean you have to fall into this category.
The “entrepreneurial spirit” is roughly defined as “a gift” of passion, ambition, determination, creativity and leadership that is so intense that it inspires others. Notice, though, that nowhere in this description does it list “full-time” as a defining trait. Though commonly viewed as an all-or-nothing commitment, modern entrepreneurs do not need to quit their day […]
We are making great progress in the fight against mental health discrimination. Studies and surveys show that our attitudes towards people with mental health issues are far more progressive and closer to the reality of the matter than they used to be. However, workplaces seem to be lagging behind in this area.
Depression is the world’s most common mental health issue, and it is one that affects twice as many women as men: Approximately 12 million women in the United States experience clinical depression each year, and one in eight American women will develop depression at some point during their lifetime.
Less than half of women are happy with their jobs, according to a Conference Board report. Only 46.3 percent of women say they’re satisfied at work, compared to 47.8 percent of men. Just 21.4 percent of women are happy with their promotion prospects, compared to 26.1 percent of men, and only 34.3 percent are satisfied […]
Life as a woman isn’t easy. You have so many obstacles to overcome, and if you have dreams of getting into business from a young age, the obstacles are even trickier to get through. Your sex shouldn’t define how successful you are in life. Just as race and sexual orientation should have no bearing on […]