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.
Accolades for The Myth of the Nice Girl:
An Amazon Best Business Book of 2018Audible’s Best Business Book of 2018Named "Best New Book" by People Magazine and Refinery29One of Goodreads' Highest-Rated Career Books of 2018A Women@Forbes "Boss Moves Book Club" pickOne of Business Insider’s 10 Best Business and Leadership Books of 2018
How you built your ambassador group
Started with a Google Group → Contributions & Value
Nice girl army = 130 women leaders
Discounted experiences, conference tickets, beta testing for foundersThe Wing talkExample stories → Forbes Book Club + Interview 4 readers + USC student who got to fly out to NYC and join the panelMonthly newsletters community = 3,000 members
Social media community = 25K+ members
Spotting trends - new customer behavior or emerging technology - talk to us about a recent trend you’ve been following..
Have you ever thought about productizing your lessons and learnings?