Weekly Round Up (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2): A Mashup of Startup News & Advice For Women

From thought leadership to hiring the wrong people. This week's weekly round up gives you some kick-butt items to add to your to-do list.

Weekly Round Up (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2): A Mashup of Startup News & Advice For Women - Lioness MagazineDid you miss a day or two of startup news this week? Did you forget some tips you wanted to implement at your startup? It happens. You’re out there trying to rule the world for crying out loud. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Here’s a mashup of all of the Startup News & Advice you should know weekly round up style:

Things To Add To Your To-Do List

1. Don’t Hide. Do you know how to brag about your value-added without sounding conceited. To sell effectively, we must articulate the reasons that clients hire us. Have talking points at your fingertips. Ask yourself, “What is my value-added?”

2. How to become a social media influencer. Ariadna Jacob highlights consistency, listening, providing value and other traits needed to become a social media influencer.

3. You may have launched your startup because you have passion for the industry, but you have to know how to increase profit to survive. Here’s some help.

Things To Meditate On

1. Keeping long lasting relationships alive is no easy feat. You’re constantly connecting with new people, but staying true to the old is just as important. Here’s what to think about when it comes to going after your success but maintaining friendships.

2. Being a thought leader is where it’s at, but not for you. We want you to break the thought leadership mold and become a rock star and here’s how to do it.

What Your Peers Were Doing This Week

1. Sophia Theresa DuBryun was honored with the 2016 Women Legacy Award to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the iconic 1956 Women’s March against pass laws.

2. Susie Hopson-Blum is using her renewal as an opportunity to help others at New Method Wellness. Learn more about our Entrepreneur of the Day.

Last But Not Least (some empowerment)

Always learn as much as you can but never forget to trust your gut instinct. Be sure to balance what you learn with your innate ability to bring your dream forth.

About the author

Natasha Zena

Around age eight Natasha Zena was told it was a woman’s job to take care of the home and since then she has built a career out of telling women they can do whatever the hell they want to do. She is the co-founder of Lioness, the go-to news source for everything female entrepreneur. Natasha was recognized as an emerging leader in digital media by The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has mentored women entrepreneurs and moderated panels at a number of national accelerators, Startup Weekends and conferences such as The Lean Startup Conference, the Massachusetts Conference for Women, Women Empower Expo and Smart Cities Connect. Natasha is also the author of the popular whitepaper, "How To Close The Gender Gap In Startup Land By 2021." In her spare time, she writes short fiction and hangs out with her son, Shaun.

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