Posts in Ambition / Intention
Don’t Ask To Pick My Brain: 6 Networking Tips From Fairygodboss Co-Founder

Georgene Huang, CEO and Co-founder of Fairygodboss, says that a decade ago networking was about attending events and talking to as many people as you could in one space. Today you need strategies and support, taking advantage of online mechanisms and virtual connections.

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Be Bold: 1619 Creator Nikole Hannah-Jones on Reframing History

“This shows what happens when you tell the most difficult stories without fear,” says Nikole Hannah-Jones, accepting The Ripple Effect Award at the 25th annual Studs Terkel Community Media Awards from Public Narrative in Chicago. The New York Times columnist who created the 1619 Project of “print, audio podcasts, school curriculum, essays, stories, poetry and historic reframing” defining the context of 400 years of slavery in America, has received accolades and awards across the country for the effort.

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Perfect Pitch: Co-Founder’s Tips on Leading Knowing Your Value

Laverne McKinnon loves the underdog. And she also loves to persuade. A film and tv producer, leadership coach and adjunct professor with two decades of programming experience, McKinnon is all about telling stories of triumph—especially the ones we tell ourselves.

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Boom Time: 15 Tips From Women's Small Business Owners on Leading To Success

Celebrating Women’s Small Business Month there is a lot to be positive about in the latest news: numbers are up for businesses overall, revenue and employment, especially for Black women-owned businesses.  New from American Express, The 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, shows the growth from the percent of women-owned businesses of all businesses has grown from  4.6% in 19721to 42% in 2019.

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Take Your Place: Cazamio Founding COO Shares Insights On Apps

Five years after Canadian native Bracha Halperin launched her own business consultancy firm in 2013, she had an idea that there had to be a better way to rent out apartments. So she began launching the idea for Cazamio. As founder and chief operating officer, Halperin says, “It is the merging of two dynamic industries of real estate and technology.”

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Find Your “Zone Of Genius:” Teen Vogue Former Editor’s Tips on Leading, Confidence and Work

“Appoint yourself,” Elaine Welteroth, author, journalist, “Project Runway” judge and former editor in chief of Teen Vogue, told a crowd of close to 2,000 at the 34th annual Chicago Foundation for Women luncheon. “We have a responsibility to make a difference right where we are.”

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