Why I started a company (and why more women should too)

Ms. Career Girl

n April of 2018 I quit my job to start a wedding tech company called Honeydew, with my friend Lucy. It’s not just a matter of equity. When I was in college, I’d read about CEOs confidently stating that they didn’t hire for diversity because they hired for merit.

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Investment Banking Business Model and Financial Stability

Imarticus Learning

Financial modeling helps investment bankers in equity research and credit ratings. It is not a common model but is quite successful. They are diverse and heavily layered, which increases the complexity of regulation.

Networking: That Miracle Word

Career Realism

Although sponsors are also your advocates, it’s not quite the same. “I ended up borrowing lessons from both and building a career foundation on the business side which translated into a successful transition to CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility,) diversity and inclusion.

How do I get into Investment Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Traditionally, companies hire from elite universities and colleges for their entry-level position, but things are changing as banks understand the need for diversity and different backgrounds. The problem with this approach is that unless you go to these colleges being part of these placement rounds is quite tough, especially since many boutique banks do not hire in large numbers.

my mom is my HR manager and it’s not good, I walked in on my boss crying, and more

Ask A Manager

Is it okay to care about diversity in company website photos? Things have improved but there is still a real problem of not understanding diverse populations and ignoring diversity issues when hiring. A company could have demographically diverse photos, and even a demographically diverse staff, and still have serious equity and inclusion issues in how things play out internally. One very good sign, though, is if their leadership ranks are diverse.).

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When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

Can one employee openly ask several employees to leave with him or her, or in an email urge other employees to quit, without getting into trouble? There are myriad ways to offer “equity,” from partnership to stock ownership to “your name on the door.”

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4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

To give you a sense of how complicated it is, I do not actually own the name Brazen Careerist — I sold equity in the name, and it is owned by my company. The net search, phone call, ask your mum process would have been quite lengthy I imagine. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us

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First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Others live in mansions and are quite miserable. Most homeowner's wish to do this, real homeowner's, not those buying with no equity. Due to the economy at the time, his family quit their dairy business and eventually sold the farm. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog First, be honest about what you want Posted to: Goal setting | Knowing yourself November 2nd, 2009 Del.icio.us

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What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

So I decided to sell equity in my blog and spin off a company. Which really begs the question of whether everyday posting is necessary (or even helpful) for a successful blog, because I enjoy Dooce's writing immensely, and she is, by any indicator, quite successful. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog What makes a blog successful?

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Announcing another live video chat and something else. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by beyondbeige on March 24, 2010 at 12:24 pm | permalink | Reply The farmer's in for quite a something. You are quite a find. Is this your first time here?

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

It is quite difficult enough to build a relationship with another person, without including all those extras: the mixed land ownership, the existing family dynamics, the family business arrangements. The fact that the farmer has worked with his parents for 20 years and still not acquired equity in the 500 acres points to major problems in relations. Is this your first time here?

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