Kearsley Lloyd knew she always wanted to be an artist but her parents weren’t quite ready for her to fully go for the starving artist life (it makes things so difficult…like eating on a daily basis.) They encouraged her to study all different aspects of the art industry with experts until she eventually got into a little school called RISD. You’ve probably heard of it. More
Everybody has a story but few are as painful and triumphant as Ramona Pierson‘s.
Pierson is the CEO of a stealth startup, Pierson Labs.
She is also, quite possibly, the most inspiring tech founder in the Valley today. And that’s saying something.
Americans once watched admiringly as celebrities like Bob Geldof and U2′s Bono took the stage to alleviate hunger among the world’s poor.
But today the game has changed: the world’s impoverished economies have become the world’s emerging economies, with growth rates already outpacing the U.S.—and a slew of lingering socioeconomic problems. More
For about a decade now, people have been slamming California as being one of the least business-friendly states in the Union.
The refrain goes something like this: taxes are too high, Sacramento too dysfunctional, pollution too suffocating.
And there is definitely something to this. More
Yesterday, Yahoo announced it bought a startup called Summly. Summly made a news aggregation app. According to All Things D, Yahoo paid $30 million – 90% cash. More
One surefire way to get more women in business is to encourage them to start their own companies. But is it possible that startups founded and run by women might be more valuable than companies started by men? Startup advisor Wayne Sutton sure thinks so, citing statistics that “women tend to generate higher revenues, even though they are given one-third less capital than men. It’s also known that founding teams with mixed genders were able to raise larger rounds.” Pretty convincing, no? If you need more proof, we’ve compiled 30 smart, successful women in business who have co-founded or are launching startups. Who knows? Maybe you’ll get inspired yourself. More
Guess Which Movie Star Knocked Up His Girlfriend?
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The Inspiring Note Every Woman Should Read
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Faith Hill's Braces Are No Excuse For Her Dramatic Weight Loss
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5-Year-Old Girl Led Police To Kidnapper Who Dressed As Her Mother & Stole Her From School
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Madeline Albright once said “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” Well, Amanda Pouchot, Co-founder and CIO of Levo League, the first online destination designed to connect Gen Y women with career opportunities and ensure their success, should not be worried then. This young woman has already helped tons of women in their careers (including yours truly) and she is only 26! More
If you haven’t heard of Carrie Hammer yet, we bet your work wardrobe has – and it’s going to be asking for her clothing line as a gift this season. Hammer, contributor to The Huffington Post’s style section and to StyleList.com, launched her self-titled, NYC-based clothing line CARRIE HAMMER in 2012 this year, delivering stylish professional wear to women with three versatile options: ready to wear, customization and made to measure. You can even choose the color, sleeve and length of your dress online. And, if you have a particular office environment, you can choose a dress that works for you, fitting your office dress code delivered in 3-4 weeks. Amazing, right? More
Can you transform your life in four hours? According to Tim Ferriss, four is the magic number when it comes to working productively, exercising and losing weight and now conquering the art of cooking and pretty much any other skill. Is the man a magician? No, just an innovative and driven thinker who will probably make you feel lazy when you read his bio. More
Here is a letter I received shortly after Hurricane Sandy. I had evacuated to my fiancé’s parents’ house and was going a bit stir-crazy (I did discover that you can make a pretty decent fake espresso with half a mug of hot milk and about ten times more instant coffee than the package suggests.) More
Maria Seidman, CEO and co-Founder of Yapp – the new way to create and publish mobile apps in minutes – always knew deep down that she’d be an entrepreneur. Her dad was a business owner, she married a business owner, and though she took the circuitous route to become one too, she always knew it was in her blood. More