13 Ways Running A Start-up is Like Having a Baby

I have given birth to one child and helped launch at least 5 start-ups. I might have a few illegitimate start-ups out there that I don’t know about but we’ll save that for another post. I had a blinding moment of delusion recently with my current start-up where I experienced the exact same feeling I did as the mother of ...

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The impact of investing in women

Improving the circumstances, opportunities, and health of women has become more of a focus around the globe from many perspectives and I'm glad to see the awareness increasing.  I covered the Clinton Global Initiative Summit in DC back in Sept and the three main topics on the agenda were jobs, the environment, and ...

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People are not as manipulative as you think

Turns out that people are not as "endlessly manipulative" or predictable as we think and MIT studies (and many others) have challenged the theory that rewarding a desired behavior gets you more that behavior. This traditional incentive model works great when the behavior desired involves basic mechanical skills. But once ...

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