Entrepreneurship

Want to Write a Book? Don't Do Laundry

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be writing occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run guest posts by some of my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
By Calee M. Lee
My husband inherited a first-generation hide-a-bed sofa that once belonged to his great-great grandfather. The steel springs… read more »

Two Questions That Can Change How You Market Yourself

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be blogging occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run some guest posts from my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
by Camille Noe Pagán
Some people are so good at self promotion that you barely realize they’re tooting their own horns as you’re… read more »

Round-up: Where Did My Day Go?

Welcome again to the new website for 168 Hours! We’re gearing up for the paperback launch at the end of the month, and I thought that the site could be a bit crisper as readership grows. Hopefully it will be easier to navigate and read. If you look up at the URL, you’ll see it’s slightly different for the blog: www.my168hours.com/main instea… read more »

PR, From a Journalist's Perspective

Today’s post is unrelated to much, except that I was just on a panel at the “Rock The World” conference sponsored by Savor the Success and thought I’d write about it. I spoke to a New York meeting of this group of women entrepreneurs last August about 168 Hours, and it was great to see familiar faces again.
The topic of the panel was what… read more »

Venture Capitalists: It's Time To Invest In Women (USA Today)

(Note: I have a column in today’s USA Today on why women-owned businesses receive such a small percent of equity funding. Is it because sexist VCs refuse to read business plans by women? Not so much… when women ask, they get funded at the same rate as men. The biggest problem — as with submitting op-eds or negotiating for raises, incidental… read more »