Julie Keller Callaghan opened the second WIW event by sharing a story of her daughter, Fiona’s, confidence. She recommends we all maintain the confidence of our 3-year-old selves!
WOMEN WITH MONEY: CREATE THE JOYFUL, LESS STRESSED, PURPOSEFUL (AND YES, RICH) LIFE YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED
Jean Chatzky, CEO and Cofounder, HerMoney
Having a firm grip on our finances and the ability to have open conversations about money is paramount.
Assess – what do you earn / own / owe…
The goal: by 30 have 1x your income set aside for retirement, at 40:3x, at 50:6x, at 60:8x, by retirement 10x
THREE SIMPLE, SMART MONEY MOVES THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOREVER
Diane Harris, Editorial Director www.considerable.com
This will not make you rich or solve debt but these moves will help with goals and can alleviate money-related stress
•Shockproof Your Finances – have an emergency fund
•Make It Easy To Save For Your Goals – automate
•Practice Mindfulness With Your Money
LIVE YOUR MISSION, THINK LIKE AN INNOVATOR, AND WIN WITH ADVOCACY
Elizabeth Scherle, Cofounder and President, Influenster
“A brand is not what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.”
• Get out of your comfort zone
• What gaps in the industry do you see?
• Build a strong mission and message
•Never stop learning and innovating
• Stay hungry and avoid being yesterday’s news
• Be direct and speak up, ambition is not a dirty work
PROTECT YOUR ENERGY, AND LET GO OF PERFECTIONISM
Claire Wasserman, Founder, Ladies Get Paid
You are not what other people think of you, don’t focus on the outcome, focus on what you can control, everyone is fighting their own battles. Focusing on being present and learning from experience. Keep a brag book of your successes and lists of things you are grateful for.
WORK IT: SECRETS FOR SUCCESS FROM THE BOLDEST WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Carrie Kerpen, Cofounder and CEO, Likeable Media
Take everything that you know about yourself and use it to your advantage and ‘work it’!
The stranger test: you have a public, personal brand – ask a stranger to look at your public profile and describe you in three words
Find your Personal Advisory Board – who sits at your table and advises you on your life?