Sold Out! #WITSPHL

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#WITSPHL is the Women In Tech Summit – Philadelphia.  Today’s event was sold out months in advance! I had the honor of speaking again at the Women In Tech Summit, founded by the amazing Gloria Bell and Tracey Welson-Rossman. It is difficult to find the words for this blog to explain how amazing these women […]

Practice “The Power of Now”

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One of our healthcare portfolio companies was distracted and anxious this week over a potential issue related to cash-flow and so I reminded them about this quote from Lao Tzu: “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace […]

Being Grateful!

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Entrepreneurs are known for being ambitious go-getters but the flip side of this are often feelings of humility and gratitude.  These feelings reflect that life as a business founder isn’t always fun and easy. Entrepreneurs know how hard it can be to get a business off the ground. They know how hard you have to […]

Am I Really a Shark?

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Last month,  I was especially pleased to agree to be a judge in the ABQid/NMTC Scrappy Startups Pitch Challenge in May. It was also a fun surprise to see that we were on the local news on the night of the event. This competition uses a Shark Tank/American Idol-style format and the judges see around 8-10 […]

8 Secrets to Success

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One of the first and most important secrets to success is MAKING CONNECTIONS. No one teaches you this in school, but networking is critical because success can come from just one connection that believes in you, invests in you, or buys your product. I don’t enjoy traditional networking meetings where you have to approach complete […]