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October 2, 2014

Forcing Balance: A Wild and Crazy Road by Vanessa Fox

I’m writing this from the woods off the coast of Georgia. Outside, all I can see are stars. Well, mostly all I see is dark, but also stars through the gaps in the trees. The only sound is crickets. Which … Continue reading »

Last week, I talked with a BBC reporter about a story she’s writing on the importance of networks for women (I’ll add the link when the article is published in a few weeks). I think this is an important issue, … Continue reading »

Seattle Startup Weekend Women’s Edition is this weekend and I’m a coach. But hey, where’s the men’s edition? Can’t women attend the regular startup weekends? Is this discrimination or what? Our Network is Based On Who We Know (And Who Our Network Knows) … Continue reading »

September 10, 2011

Stop Working So Hard by Vanessa Fox

Sometimes working really hard isn’t enough. Sometimes it’s even the wrong thing to move you forward. I was thinking about this the other day, not as I was running my company and pondering being the “duct tape” of my organization … Continue reading »

This is not a post about Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt. I mean, it sort of is, except that I don’t actually know who they are and haven’t ever seen them except on magazine covers in the grocery store. This … Continue reading »

August 4, 2011

Gender and Entrepreneurs And Who Gets Tired by Vanessa Fox

Tonight, I came across a series of tweets by Tara Hunt (who is, like me, a woman entrepreneur). The tweets were about a blog post written by another woman entrepreneur. Tara’s first tweet linked to the post in question in obvious … Continue reading »

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