Tag Archive: Susan McPherson

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    by Angie Chang

    The Value in Disrupting Yourself: Apprentice at a Startup!

    ‘Disrupt’ is a word that gets thrown around often in entrepreneurial and tech startup communities. But in order to disrupt an industry or market, you have to first disrupt yourself.

    By Jasmine Gao (Data Strategist, Bitly & Fellow, Enstitute)

    “You always have to do something that puts you in a zone you don’t know. Someone once told me that growth and comfort do not coexist, and I think it’s a really good thing to remember.”
    - Ginni Rometty, the Chairman and CEO of IBM

    I realized first-hand the importance of this separation of growth and comfort after joining Bitly as an Enstitute fellow apprenticing under Chief Scientist Hilary Mason.

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Susan McPherson

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our weekly “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Angel investor and cause marketer Susan McPherson wears many hats – as speaker, writer, philanthropist, activist, volunteer and marketer. Susan is the SVP/Director of global marketing at Fenton, where she creates visibility for the firm’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) practice.

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    by Angie Chang

    Embracing Failure – A Lesson To Be Learned At Any Age

    This week’s advice from your “Forty-Godmother.”

    By Christina Vuleta (Founder, 40:20)

    Today, I read a quote from an interview I did with some 40-something moms talking about raising kids and resisting the urge to help them with school work and ultimately, protect them from life. I thought it was as good reminder for us all to embrace failure and learn from it.

    “With your kids, I always think that you have to let them fail. Don’t hover over them.