Happy Summer! Here’s what caught our attention this week. Join in on the discussion and tell us what you have been reading.
Tag Archive: Oprah
“Fortune does favor the bold. I promise that you will never know what you’re capable of unless you try.” – Sheryl Sandberg
By Janet Choi (Chief Creative Officer, iDoneThis)
Women who promote themselves experience greater career advancement, compensation and career satisfaction. So I say “amen!” to Oprah’s advice that “in order to get people’s attention you gotta blow a loud trumpet. You gotta beat the drum loudly. Nobody listens to you when you go quietly into the night.”
By narrowing its focus to women, Yahoo can beat the pants off its competitors.
By Dave McClure (Founder & Partner, 500 Startups)
I’d like to write a different open letter to Marissa Mayer that plays to both her strengths, as well as those of Yahoo. It’s a bit off the wall, but if you think it thru with me, I bet you’ll agree with the strategy.
Yahoo has struggled for the last 6-7 years – with what it stands for, who’s running the show, how to keep its employees, how to compete with Google, and how to take advantage of its amazing assets in content, communications, and community around the world. The last really bold move Yahoo made was probably acquiring Flickr (aside from turning down the Microsoft acquisition
By Janice Taylor (Founder, Just Be Friends)
Two years ago, I was busy being a successful pharmaceutical sales rep – married, raising two little girls. The only thing that has stayed the same since that time is raising my 2 little girls. My marriage was over, my career was over and I was starting, over.
Out of my own desperate situation came the idea for Just Be Friends (JBF), a lifestyle tool for women to meet and be matched with other women for friendship.
When my marriage ended most of the women