by Megan Yelaney · 27 Dec 2019 · 4 min read
If you haven't heard already, being an entrepreneur is HARD. It's extremely risky; there's a lot of late nights, salary loss risk, a lot of uncertainty, and the list goes on and on. These are the "known unknowns," so to speak, and they are challenging, but expected.
While more women are rising to the top of the corporate ladder, a question persists: Why do female CEOs still comprise such a small percentage of the highest leadership positions? Despite the fact that research underscores women's capabilities as corporate leaders and their positive effects on organizations.
If there is one thing I have learned in my short period of being a career-driven woman, it is that mentorship is highly valuable. If there is anything else I have learned, it is that actually finding a mentor is no simple task.
One of the most common questions I get asked from budding entrepreneurs is how did I know when it was time to commit to my business full time? Before I answer that question, I want to share my journey of how I arrived to start my marketing consulting company, Chipperfield Media.