Janel Laravie, CEO of Chacka Marketing and EO Tampa Bay member, was shocked when Yahoo! CEO, Marissa Mayer, publically stated her intention to return to work two weeks after delivering her baby. We spoke with Janel about her own journey, as she prepared to take twelve weeks away from her business after the birth of her first child, and why she plans to do it again with her second.
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- Is Your Company Boring? – Inc.com: Predictability is one of the most important attributes of any business. Owners, investors, and acquirers all want to be able to see a reliable stream of profits well into the future.
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- Entrepreneurs Say “I Do” to Divorce Insurance – Inc.com: Divorce can be as hard on your wallet as it is on your heart, but a new insurance scheme might help. At least that’s the pitch put forward by serial entrepreneur John Logan, himself a divorcee.
- Are Facebook’s Privacy Woes a Big Deal? – Entrepreneur.com: Nichelle Shaw isn’t shy about promoting her hand-crafted jewelry business online. The owner of Necessities by Nichelle, in Hyattsville, MD, has a Web site, a blog and a presence on two online marketplaces. But she avoids Facebook because of the privacy concerns she’s heard about.