Sunday, May 27, 2018

Make Something Out of Nothing

Pink-haired Therese Tucker's company, BlackLine was born in 2001 as a software company handling accounting tasks.
"I cashed out my nest egg from my options, I maxed out my credit cards, I took out a second mortgage on my house," Tucker says. "If I could have figured out how to get into my kids' college funds, I would have taken that too." Tucker was a single mother of two at the time.
Learn more about how Therese went against all odds, broke through a glass ceiling, and started her own $2 billion tech company.

And the pink hair?  It started as a dare and now has become a magnet for all things social and interesting at her company.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Podcasting to Grow your Business

We just love the work of Kathrin Bussmann over at Verbaccino.  Kathrin is considered the queen of podcasting and when you read the following article, listen to her WEGGinar™ and go over her SlideShare deck, there isn't anything you won't know about podcasting.  Tune in.  Learn a ton.

Kathrin Bussmann Offers Tips and Advice on Global Podcasting

Screenshot courtesy of Verbaccino.  Kathrin Bussmann's podcast setup.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Lessons From Mom

A Mom plays a big role in everyone's life, especially for people who go on to become successful entrepreneurs.  Here's what 14 leaders said they learned from their mother.

Follow your gut.  S'well founder Sarah Kauss left her career in commercial real estate after her mother asked her what she wanted out of life. When Kauss brought up a fashionable-reusable water bottle, her mother pushed her to take the plunge
14 Lessons Learned From Mom and Happy Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 05, 2018

Striking Out On Your Own in the Porn Industry

Women have always capitalized on technological change to find a way into the male-dominated industry. Enter the zone of porn as earning a living.
“Doing porn, in the beginning, was never about politics,” Ms. [Kelly] Shibari said. “I wasn’t trying to break any barriers. I just wanted to have a good time.” And make some money, too. She found that both were more attainable by striking out on her own.
With technology, performers can now run their own shows. The rise of webcam work has opened up a style of performance that can be totally controlled by the model in her bedroom.

Read more here.