I just finished reading What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey. It got me thinking about the similarities and differences between corporate and entrepreneurial women.
For women who are burning out from “Prove-It-Again” and again, and hitting “The Maternal Wall” (two of the four patterns Williams and Dempsey write about) in the corporate world, it may be time to go someplace else. Yes, there may be a big company that appreciates you more, but if you really want to control your destiny, entrepreneurship may be for you. While progress for women in the corporate world and other sectors has stalled, women are making big strides in the entrepreneurial world — 11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Breakout Year For Women Entrepreneurs.
Photo credit: Tory Burch attends the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Awards on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)