Archive for August, 2014

[Q&A] Mountaineer Alison Levine: Don’t Fear Failure

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[Q&A] Mountaineer Alison Levine: Don’t Fear Failure

Alison Levine is a history-making polar explorer and mountaineer. She served as team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition and has also climbed the highest peak on each continent and skied to both the North and South Poles—a feat known as the Adventure Grand Slam, which fewer than forty people in the world […]

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Successful Women Entrepreneurs’ Three Traits

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Successful Women Entrepreneurs’ Three Traits

Women entrepreneurs who succeed have three traits in common, Lisa Abeyta writes on Huffington Post. The founder and CEO of civic tech mobile platform APPCityLife Inc., Abeyta says those shared traits are generosity, fearlessness and intuitiveness. “If you want be successful, learn to be generous with your time, your efforts, your knowledge,” she writes. “This […]

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Jill Abramson Shares Some Advice

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Jill Abramson Shares Some Advice

Jill Abramson suggests you ask your boss to have coffee and a chat. Abramson made news in May when she was abruptly fired as executive editor of The New York Times. And she’s fine with the word “fired.” In an interview with Cosmopolitan, she said isn’t ashamed of having been fired. “I don’t think young […]

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