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Why more women need to run for political office.

In March, 2014 I quit my lucrative and fulfilling job as the Chief Procurement Officer for the American National Red Cross to run for the U.S. Senate in my home state of South Carolina.

Mothers Don't Tell Your Daughters You Can't Factor

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I read an article recently about a highly respected celebrity who helps her children with homework, but tells them that she can't help them with math. She offers to help with anything else, but, sh...

Behind the Scenes: How to Move From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

By Sallie KrawcheckThis post is part of a series in which Influencers go behind the scenes to explain in detail one aspect of their work. Read all the stories here and write your own (please...

Why Making more Money Comes Down to Perception

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Why Making more Money Comes Down to Perception by Stacey Hawley...

9/ 11 – The Changing Light

I recently visited a golf course I had not been to since the days immediately following September 11th 2001. I realized just how much playing any golf course is like a retrospective of Monet’s art.

Reclaiming Your Turf After Maternity Leave

We'd all like to believe that when we return from maternity leave, our bosses, colleagues and subordinates will welcome us back, and maybe even be supportive and patient.

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​Ethics on the Edge and Developing a Positive Ethical Culture

Ethics on the Edge and Developing a Positive Ethical Culture...

Why the Most Successful CEOs Embrace Customer Diversity

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Every week it seems another major American brand is in crisis. Despite a large industry of experts dedicated to fixing them, these crises only seem to be getting more frequent and damaging.

Managing Your Emotions after Maternity Leave

HBR Blog NetworkManaging Your Emotions After Maternity Leaveby Hilary Pearl | 10:00 AM August 19, 2014This article was originally posted on Harvard Business Review.When you're a new mother, it feel...

The Law of Unintended Consequences

One step forward, two steps back. No sooner do female professionals burst through the glass ceilings within their respective firms, our attention is refocused on professions mired in gender equality.

7 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About "Other Women"

Some important facts about a vital and natural bond that too often gets needlessly broken.

Thought Vision Was Just Fluff? Think Again.

I used to think that vision was mere “fluff” - not worthy of much work and time. It was more important to execute and provide products or services because those were more measurable and important.