Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!

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Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!careers, growth, Lean In, learn, meeting goals, plan, Women

by vanessaalexandra on September 3, 2013 with Comments Off on Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!

New Year Resolutions are common and I never understood waiting until the end of the year to revisit your goals.  I revisit goals for personal and professional growth regularly.  Luckily we have Labor Day to make us New Yorkers feel like we are all going back to school and we can revisit what we want …

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Leaving Corporate: Before taking the Big Leap

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Leaving Corporate: Before taking the Big Leapcareers, change, ERA, jobs, Lean In, networking, opportunity, startups, VC

by vanessaalexandra on August 16, 2013 with Comments Off on Leaving Corporate: Before taking the Big Leap

Leaping from corporate, where your world is comfortable, is tough to do.  I had a dinner with former colleagues recently and I asked one if he felt challenged at work and if he was learning, he became very tense and rigidly responded, “No comment.”  Apparently I hit a nerve, but I had not seen this …

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Maintaining an Objective Presence

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Maintaining an Objective Presencebusiness, female, Lean In, startups, Women

by vanessaalexandra on July 29, 2013 with Comments Off on Maintaining an Objective Presence

Oddly enough in this world of over 7 billion people with roughly half that are female, people can still have a blank look on their face when they see a woman in a place where we are scarce.  It happens from time to time, as a woman the best way to get through it is …

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Women in the Startup World – Fact, not fiction

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Women in the Startup World – Fact, not fictionLean In, New York, startups, Women

by vanessaalexandra on July 25, 2013 with Comments Off on Women in the Startup World – Fact, not fiction

There is a major push to see more women in tech, startup companies and in venture capital.  There is not a week that goes by where the issue is not addressed and I am proud to see many people showing their support.   With all the concerning statistics, I have to say that New York …

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