…some female entrepreneurs undersell themselves… It’s the confidence of asking for what you deserve… A lot of decisions are made by men…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
Do you have adequate medical cover? Do you have proper insurance? Or even dreaded disease cover? All of those questions need to be answered before you fall ill… When you’re an entrepreneur you need the best cover…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
Women entrepreneurs face special challenges.
Earlier in the year Yiedi CEO Jayshree Naidoo was diagnosed with breast cancer.
It got her thinking about how women cope with juggling their business lives with their personal lives.
Naidoo recently met with 18 female business owners, and took some lessons from them.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
It’s the same in sports… we should be paying women more… the studies tell us that female CEOs outperform…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
I had to have a double mastectomy, which meant I needed to be off for at least six weeks, and many months of chemotherapy and healing… It’s been start and stop… You’ve got to plan for these challenges that you don’t have control over…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
You have to surround yourself [with a support structure]… We’ve surrounded ourselves with individuals who can deliver the same content we can…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
As women… we have a control issue; I can admit it.— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
You are the most important person you know… you have to have your regular check-ups… life is just so precious…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
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