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The Origin of Glamour's 'Powered By Women' Issue | Glamour

Years ago a reporter asked my old boss, the legendary <i>Glamour</i> editor Ruth Whitney, whether she was a feminist. These were the days before feminism was a popular T-shirt slogan, when polls showed the vast majority of women and men found the term, and the concept, unappealing. I remember Ruth relaying …

Feminism

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The most elite school for Silicon Valley startups just threw a wrench into the works

Y Combinator graduates get an even $120,000 investment in exchange for seven percent of equity. From there, the alumni network helps take care of their own, but there's no more financial support from the program.<p>The system has worked. The elite startup school that has funded more than 800 startups …

Venture Capital

A former Googler who is now CEO of her own startup shares the best piece of advice she ever received

"Well, it wasn't explicit advice — it was kind of an observation that someone made to me," the 25-year-old CEO and cofounder of WayUp tells Business Insider. "I remember sitting with a friend's parent, who was speaking out loud about the fact that people worry so much about who they will date or …

Startups

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Startups

12 Practical Tips For Starting A New Business - Women's Prospects

I lost my career after a car accident injured my lower spine. I am bedridden at least two days a week. I needed to create a home based business where …

Small Business

15 Fantastic Books By Women To Read This Fall

Jonathan Franzen’s <i>Purity</i> might be the most talked-about new release in the book world this fall, which is well and good -- his novel about naive, youthful attempts to lead morally pure lives is fun, if flawed.<p>But there are plenty of other brilliant reads to add to your shelves this season, …

Books
Self-improvement

Engineering Student Writes Letter to Female Classmates About Why They're Not Equal to Men

No, it's not the mansplaining you might be expecting.<p>A letter written by a male college student explaining why he believes women are unequal to men in engineering has gone viral — but not for the reasons you'd think.<p>Mechanical engineering student Jared Mauldin, a senior at Eastern Washington …

Feminism

3 Excellent Google Drive Apps to Remotely Present to Your Students

October 9, 2015<br>Below are three interesting Google Drive apps to use in your class to remotely present to your students. Check them out and share with …

Education Technology

Why You're Struggling to Fulfill Your Life Purpose

<i>Tejal V. Patel, Mindfulness Coach, Author and Meditation teacher</i><p>What can red leaves in August teach you?<p>A sign of a great teacher is one that gently suggests you in the direction of your answer but never outrightly tells you what to think or believe.<p>Nature is one such great teacher, if we are …

Meditation

Dating While Christian

To my urban, liberal friends, my faith is freakier than any sexuality. But it’s not so far off from my boyfriend’s warmly accepted Judaism.<p>Sunday brunch was always a close call. Any earlier than 1 p.m., I’d be late for it. After a night out, there was no way I was getting up for the 9 a.m. …

10 of the Best Free iPhone 6 Apps

If you’ve managed to get your hands on the iPhone 6 or the oversized iPhone 6 Plus, there’s a chance you’re looking for some free apps you could …

4 Success Secrets of Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

While a bit of luck and maybe some prayer to the deity of your choice can't hurt, the most successful entrepreneurs have common traits that separate them from the wannabes.<p>There's no microwave-ready recipe for success, so these aren't five-minute fixes. But if you take this advice, you'll be …

Self-improvement

10 emotional intelligence skills that successful people have

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know …

5 Ways to Stop Procrastination and Make Sure Things Get Done | Inc.com

Faced with an important task, how often do you say to yourself, "I have plenty of time to do this later"?<p>Or "I'll do it first thing in the morning, when my mind's fresh"?<p>Or "I just need to [fill in the blank] first"?<p>These are all signs of a procrastinator. We all do it sometimes--maybe you're …

Procrastination

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental …

Self-improvement

The Power of Talking to God

<b>"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing." -- Dr. Wayne Dyer</b><p>Have you ever heard the phrase "prayer is talking to God and meditation is listening"? I believe there is a certain power and magic that occurs when we talk or listen to "God."<p>Whether you hold religious beliefs or you are more …

Spirituality

This tattooed retail savant is responsible for the success of Tory Burch — and now she's taking on another major brand

They've all been touched by the creative wand of Sara Rotman, a tattooed, polo-playing design guru who has helped many popular retailers define — or redefine — their brands.<p>Rotman, who went from designing album covers at Sony to working for big ad firm Saatchi & Saatchi, started her creative firm …

Avant-garde

Learn to be a great project manager with this course bundle

Managing a team under pressure can be overwhelming. You can learn proven strategies and methods in the Project Management Certification Bundle, which offers eight engaging courses that work toward industry-standard certifications.<p>The PMP and PMI qualifications are widely recognized by employers …

A ‘radical’ funding model for female entrepreneurs

Hundreds of professional women across Canada are pitching in to create a new funding pool and support network for female entrepreneurs.<p>A program called Radical Generosity – which is one-part business competition and one-part unique funding model – is starting up this week to make it easier for …

Women Entrepreneurs

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

Small Business

Six Habits Of Ambitious People

Ambition isn’t a dirty word. Channeled correctly, it’s the motivator to a satisfying life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Ambition gets a bad rap. The trait that pushes someone toward success can sometimes …

Self-improvement

Five powerful rules for female entrepreneurs to live by

When I became an entrepreneur, I was motivated by one thing: freedom. I wanted the flexibility to follow my dream. Entrepreneurship allowed me to do work that was engaging and empowering.<p>I'm not alone. According to a Cox Business study, 61 per cent of women entrepreneurs started a business to be …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways to Support Women Leaders | Inc.com

The recent article <i>Who's Missing in Your C-suite?</i> discussed the lack of women in executive roles across virtually every industry and why that's bad for business. Research shows that companies with more women executives tend to have higher revenues. As a follow-up, <i>More Women = More Money</i> gave 3 …

Women Leaders

10 Best Industries For Starting A Business In 2015

Small business owners are reportedly the most optimistic they’ve been since early 2008, with several surveys indicating they also plan to hire more workers in 2015. And even though formation of businesses with more than one employee has declined over the past 30-plus years, the number of sole …

What to Look for in Project Management Software

10 Tips for a Holiday Party Everybody Will Love That You Can Afford

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The holidays are near, and it’s time to start planning. Though holiday parties are typically seen as something only large corporations do, entrepreneurs and small businesses shouldn’t let this time go to waste.<p>Entrepreneurs can host a …

Small Business