Debora Ferrero

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The Different Reasons Men and Women Leave Their Successful Startups

Failure is common in the startup world, and some studies have found that failure rates are especially high for female entrepreneurs. Research I conducted with Dawn R. DeTienne and Philipp Sieger challenges both the prevalence of failure overall and women’s higher failure rates.<p>When looking into the …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

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Matt Lehrer: Being an Entrepreneur Means Bringing Ideas to Life

The CEO of Teamwork Athletic Apparel talks about the value of being free to champion ideas he believes in.<p>Matt Lehrer, the founder and CEO of sports uniform company Teamwork Athletic Apparel, says if he weren't an entrepreneur, he wouldn't have been able to do nearly as much creative thinking, …

3 Steps to Move through Adversity

Smooth sailing is for sissies. Building anything worthwhile is always accompanied by adversity. Here's what to do when it hits.<p>Adversity is not reserved for daytime soap operas and reality TV shows. Even the most fortunate have experienced adversity of some type: loss of job, health problems, …

5 Networking Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Putting yourself out there can be an intimidating endeavor, but you'll be fine as long as you prepare ahead of time and make sure to smile.<p>There are a lot of responsibilities that you must undertake as an entrepreneur. But one vital task is sometimes easily overlooked: networking.<p>Networking may not …

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Being an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur can be both an exciting adventure and challenging journey--these are the 5 things nobody tells you about being an entrepreneur.<p>There are plenty of rags to riches stories woven into our cultural consciousness, and many times we tend to idolize those who have succeeded at making …

3 Things Great Entrepreneurs Have in Common

It doesn't matter what they do for a living, or where in the world they work, you will see that they always have these three traits.<p>The very first article I wrote for <i>Forbes</i>, when I joined the magazine in 1981, was a study of a very successful entrepreneur. (Forbes, which wasn't taking the subject …

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3 Traits That Make Women Better Entrepreneurs

Legendary entrepreneur Sandra Kurtzig has lived her work and family life on her own terms. Her happy insights suggest that the startup world would be better off if more followed in her footsteps.<p>Technology startups are rarely helmed by women. But one of high tech's pioneering female founders offers …

More Entrepreneurs Open Up About Depression

The stigma around talking about depression among entrepreneurs is starting to lift. What's being revealed?<p>Thanks to bold self-revelations from some top names in the industry, greater media coverage (such as this award-winning story from <i>Inc.</i> magazine by Jessica Bruder) and, sadly, the tragic loss of …

Good Companies Are Storytellers. Great Companies Are Storydoers

Discussions about story and storytelling are pretty fashionable in marketing circles. I have ambivalent feelings about this. On the one hand, as a lifelong advocate for the power of story in business, I find this very encouraging. For all companies, having a story and knowing that story are crucial …

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