Networking

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Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew/Networking

Co-Founder & CEO, The Daily Muse

A: One of the things we’ve done very well as co-founders has been to divide up our responsibilities. I’m the one who does sales, fundraising, and overall relationship management—and as a ...

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Maureen Lippe

Maureen Lippe/Networking

Founder & CEO, Lippe Taylor

A: Being in the communications agency business, I should be aggressively networking, but honestly, I’m not spending enough time at this important task.  In the earlier stages of the business I ...

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Marla Malcolm Beck/Networking

CEO and co-founder , Bluemercury

A: I don’t really network at all. I have three kids, age 8, 6, and 5 and a staff of 500.   My time is spent on creative and operational Bluemercury work, ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Networking

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: Alexa von Tobel was one of 11 young women who interned at Milestone Capital in the summer of 2005.  We wanted to figure out in "our lab" why young women ...

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Tammy Tibbetts

Tammy Tibbetts/Networking

Founder & President, She's the First

A: Here’s a great story about the benefits of networking with those younger than you, too! It also ties in with mentorship: Last summer, I spoke at a student conference in ...

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom/Networking

Founder and CEO, MissRepresentation

A: Don’t be afraid to introduce yourself. Celebrate other women and their achievements- there is room for us all. Be generous with your words and resources.  

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