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    6 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship is the Best Career Track When You’re Pregnant

    Courage

    If you’re pregnant, thinking about being pregnant, or a partner to someone who is thinking about being pregnant, I ask – nay, I beg you – do not, ever, Google “entrepreneurship while pregnant”.

    Now, I know every single one of you is going to immediately Google this phrase, so let me try to curb your enthusiasm by showing you some of my own search results:

    From Entrepreneur (1st result): “Being an entrepreneur means working through challenges. But running a business while pregnant comes with a unique set of challenges.”

    From Entrepreneur (2nd result): “For many entrepreneurs, your business is your baby. … In a candid conversation, she shared her key struggles when growing a business as well as a tiny life.”

    And to spare you from another Entrepreneur article, how about this gem from Inc: “How to Juggle Pregnancy While Running Your Business … at 1 a.m. Being a pregnant entrepreneur means working when you can — but taking …”

    Okay, I think we can all see where this is going. Continue Reading

  • Life

    Things Chicago Gave Me

    Now that I’m moving out of Chicago, people ask if this city changed me. Have I learned a lot? Do I feel like a different person? I try to think of…

  • Beth Santos delivering keynote at Protohack Chicago
    Business

    How to Nail Your First Keynote

    I spend a rather significant amount of time learning about entrepreneurship from people who are experts in the industry. I am, more often than not, a student: constantly writing down notes from…

  • Life

    A Tale of [Living In] Two Cities

    The best and most complicated question people have been asking me lately is where I’m based. Have you moved to Boston yet? They ask. Are you still in Chicago? It’s not…