Women Entrepreneurs: ‘Imposter’ Syndrome, Gender Insults And The Beauty Of Bragging

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In my inaugural Scaling Chronicles, I mention how few women entrepreneurs reach a million dollars in annual revenue (“three percent,” according to Million Dollar Women). I heard from several female founders that this statistic was egregious, and I agree.  To figure out what gives, I convened five other women business owners one morning to discuss their particular challenges with scaling. What were some of our collective strengths? What did we perceive as weaknesses….and were our fears justified? Together, could we derive a model for scaling a female-owned business?  Child’s play? Not. Reflective future business owner.

What follows—in a three-part series—are observations, revelations and excerpts from the lively discussion that ensued.

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As a Forbes Contributor, Jean Tang discusses the challenges and rewards of scaling a service business. All opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.



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