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Fran Hauser is a long-time media executive, startup investor and best-selling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl. She's held senior positions at some of the world’s largest digital media businesses, including PEOPLE, InStyle, Entertainment Weekly and AOL. Now a startup investor who largely invests in female founders, Fran was named one of Business Insider's "30 Women In Venture Capital to Watch in 2018." Fran and The Myth of the Nice Girl have been featured on a wide range of outlets including NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, PEOPLE, Fortune, TIME, Fast Company, Oprah.com, Business Insider, Elle, and many more. She is a frequent speaker on women's leadership and writes a regular career advice column for Refinery29.

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  • An Amazon Best Business Book of 2018

  • Audible’s Best Business Book of 2018

  • Named "Best New Book" by People Magazine and Refinery29

  • One of Goodreads' Highest-Rated Career Books of 2018

  • A Women@Forbes "Boss Moves Book Club" pick

  • One of Business Insider’s 10 Best Business and Leadership Books of 2018

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