From a candy store owner to the concrete jungle’s social media expert, author to a search engine to a senior VP, these 20 young guns come from varying industries and are on the rise, fast. Fortune Magazine says these are the “ones to watch” out for.
I’ve seen this a lot – Freshly picked from college and eager to prove themselves, to show what they are capable of, new hires role in soaring on a high that cannot be compared to any other. Then, the high shifts to uncertainty, coming to find that being the youngest also means being inexperienced and by default, unknowledgeable. Sure you’ve spent years studying but nothing compares to real-world experience -knowledge that is earned by diving in and working the trenches.
So what happened to that initial sense of power you walked in with? Most likely it is still there, you only lost your focus and confidence in your ability. (more…)
Continuing with our JESS3 feature, we had the pleasure of working with Leslie Bradshaw, ”the ‘brains’ driving the company [JESS3] forward,” as The Wall Street Journal describes her. As president, COO & co-founder of JESS3, you may recognize Bradshaw from Fast Company’s “Most Influential Women in Technology 2011,” a contributor to the Forbes Blog and one of The Wall Street Journal’s “Top Woman in Tech Under 30.” (more…)