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‘Rage-Inducing’: Sexist Ernst & Young Seminar Draws Women’s Reactions

Professional women from all fields don’t like being compared to pancakes.

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Oct 21, 2019

Meet Imani Ellis, The Visionary Behind The CultureCon Conference

The one-day event gathers thousands of tastemakers, influencers, celebrities, notable A-list actresses and celebrities like Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King, Elaine Welteroth, Lena Waithe, Sanaa Latham, Keke Palmer and more, in efforts to develop creative collaboration, strategy and provide tips o...
Oct 20, 2019

The Guilt-Free Way To Talk About Professional Failure

Oh, the shame of it all. How many of you have been told to take a chance and try new things while also being bound by old rules? Old rules about risk; old rules about change; old rules about careers; old rules about success and old rules about failure.
Oct 18, 2019

5 Tech Features That Will Drive Sales On Black Friday And Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner. Last year, Black Friday online sales were a record-breaking $6.2 billion. Cyber Monday then crushed those numbers with $7.9 billion spent online. Let’s take a look at five tech features that will define these mega shopping days this year.
Oct 18, 2019

Heading Back To Work? 4 Tips For Juggling Work And Family

Whether it’s been four months or 10 years since your child was born, heading back to work with a baby at home can be daunting for anyone. Juggling responsibilities is no easy task: but rest assured that you aren’t the first mom (and certainly won’t be the last!) to do it, and do it well!
Oct 17, 2019

Rethinking the Value of Core Values

Core values are extracted, lived, and felt – not scripted. Leaders who fail to understand this create “core values” that provoke reactions ranging from open skepticism to inward indifference. Rediscovering your truth - and your shared stories - will help you create core values that last.
Oct 17, 2019

4 Tips To Handle Toxic Co-Workers

While we’d all like to think of a workspace as a safe space open to collaboration and camaraderie, toxic coworkers are all too common, and the repercussions can be bleak.
Oct 16, 2019

5 Quick Tips for Attracting New Clients

All businesses go through ups and downs in their client intake - some months, you’ll sign on a record number of clients, and others, you essentially hear crickets. While this is fairly normal, there are a few things you can do to keep a steady stream of new clients coming in.
Oct 16, 2019

The Introvert’s Guide to Public Speaking

If you’re an introvert, standing up in front of a crowd of people (or even a couple of colleagues) can be a challenge. Here are five tips for introverts to build their public speaking skills (even when they'd rather hide under the table).
Oct 16, 2019

The Top 3 Tools Business Coaches Give CEOs

Many of us will know where we excel, however, when the classic interview question comes up, “What are your weaknesses,” few of us are quick to honestly answer; and some of us don’t even know the answer.
Oct 15, 2019

7 Ways To Offer Flex Work At Your Company

In order to retain talent and attract new talent, companies need to foster an inclusive culture and encourage a work environment where you can have both a career and life that you love.
Oct 15, 2019

How To Craft An Irresistible Pitch For Skeptical Investors

One third of businesses start with less than $5,000 in capital, but the average small business requires $10,000 in capital to be successful. Even a few small investments could make a big difference for the small-business entrepreneur. That's why crafting an irresistible pitch is key.
Oct 14, 2019

The 4 Most Important Principles You Should Leverage as an Author

Despite publishing becoming an increasingly important field, surveys reveal that incomes of American authors fell to historic lows, declining 42% from 2009. And with the rise in other forms of entertainment, such as YouTube and social platforms, authors are often hesitant to publish their work.
Oct 14, 2019

What Is Next For Sudan?

The new Sudan needs to be built on a strong sense of justice. One that will become the foundation for the future of a country newly liberated from over thirty years of autocracy by a despot who stands accused of genocide and crimes against humanity. The brave people of Sudan shall persist.
Oct 14, 2019

Top 7 Tips For Advancing Your Social Impact Career

As the CEO and cofounder of MovingWorlds.org, Mark Horoszowski helps global social impact leaders to connect and build their skills. His organization also helps corporations build their CSR programs. Here, he offers expert tips on advancing a career in social good.
Oct 14, 2019

Women Business Owners Still Face Difficulties in Obtaining Capital

Women not only earn less than men in the workforce but are also less likely to get access to capital for their businesses. We need women-led businesses, and fortunately, female entrepreneurs want to hold strong. In spite of clear financial challenges, women remain optimistic about their success.
Oct 13, 2019

How You Can Build A Career As An Influencer

Afua Rida thought to herself, “I guess I could take pictures of myself wearing these brands and put them up.” That thought led her into a career as an influencer promoting African and global brands to her 121,000 Instagram followers. She shares advice on how you can follow this path.
Oct 11, 2019

The Surprising Reason Women Are Leaving Their Jobs – New Survey

Most employers blame women leaving to stay home with their kids, and while there is some of that, many of these women say they tell their employers that because it’s “a socially acceptable” answer, when in fact, they go to another job or start their own company. Find out why they really leave....
Sep 3, 2019

How Do You Measure Success? Three Steps to Self-Esteem

Success is not first and foremost about outward measures like wealth, power or acclaim. It has more to do with creating self-esteem, which comes when you align your aspirations (what you love) and abilities (what you are good at) with a clearly defined purpose.