How to Raise Money for a New Venture

Listen: Ellevate Essentials: How to Raise Money for a New Venture
Discussion Questions:

  1. Have you tried to raise capital?
  2. How did you choose to raise money, bootstrap your business, or launch a crowdfunding campaign?
  3. Have you faced gender discrimination in the process - and how did you respond?

How to Reinvent Yourself

Read: How to Survive the Reinvention of Yourself

Discussion Questions:

  1. How have your priorities and interests shifted throughout your career?
  2. What do you want to change about yourself?
  3. What do you want to accomplish in the future?
  4. What new challenges will surface if you go in this direction? Is this something you truly want for yourself?

Non Profit Board Participation

Read: Everything You Need To Know About Being On A Nonprofit Board
Discussion Questions:

  1. Why do you want to join a non profit board?
  2. If you are already a board member, why did you start?
  3. What skills would you bring for the role you are looking for?
  4. How do you know that this organization is the right one for you? what’s your criteria?

Being a Female Role Model

Read: Want to be a Female Role Model? Lead by Example First

Discussion Questions:

  1. Who are some of your female role models? What are some qualities in them that you admire?
  2. If you were a role model/mentor before, what was that experience like?
  3. You don’t have to be perfect to become a role model. How can you rewire your thoughts to let go your imperfections?
  4. What are some lessons you’ve learned that you want others to know?