Why Mothers Make Great Founders

Why Mothers Make Great Founders

Growing up with a single mom, I saw firsthand the special type of person it takes to succeed in this role. I’ve also—in my years of dealing with company leaders—noticed a number of parallels between great founders and great mothers. To this end, seeing more women in...
Opportunities in Clean Brands Across Categories

Opportunities in Clean Brands Across Categories

For as long as I can remember, I’ve scrutinized everything I put in my body. Many brands play off the saying “you are what you eat.” I couldn’t agree more. A number of direct-to-consumer brands are capitalizing on the growing demand from (mainly) millennials for...
The Value of Not Selling Your Company

The Value of Not Selling Your Company

I’m advising a young company mulling different acquisition offers. The company has been courted a few times over the last two years—only now the proposals are sizeable enough to be interesting. The company sits at the center of its ecosystem. All the main players in...