Never Stop Learning
Tierney also encourages women, regardless of how established or successful they are, to continue learning over the years. She said this is especially important in the channel, where technology changes at the speed of light and it can be especially easy to fall behind.
"People need to really look at themselves and say, 'OK, what are the things that I'm missing?'" Tierney said.
A good way to stay current on the latest industry trends is to commit to learning something "small" once a week -- maybe, for instance, something related to social or digital media -- and then something "bigger," like taking a programming class, once a quarter, Tierney said.