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Is Starting a Family Your Next Career Move? 4 Steps You Need to Take Now

Life is always a balancing act, and the decision to start a family while managing a career is one of the best examples of how true this statement can be. Many women face not only the upcoming chall...

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Erase "Work-Life Balance": Change the Conversation (With Yourself)

If I had my druthers, I would erase the phrase “work-life balance” from our collective consciousness. I strongly believe the notion of “work-life balance” sets us up for failure for three reasons.

Speaking Effectively: Are You Making These Mistakes?

Whether you are in the boardroom, the meeting room or the pitch room, the ability to effectively convey your ideas is sometimes just as important as the ideas themselves.

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Want to Improve Customer Service? Start With Your Internal Customers

Southwest Airlines is often praised for strong company culture — and for good reason. It understands that its customers aren’t its only external stakeholders; its employees are customers, too.

Overworked and Underappreciated at Work? Here’s Your Survival Guide.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Your company is likely more interested than the bottom line than your happiness.

Old Ideas Making a Comeback?

Last week I gave a brief talk on multicultural sophistication aimed at assisting the attendees in developing some additional level of self awareness in their thought process about diversity topics.

5 Conversation Tools for Nurturing Your Relationship With a Mentor

We’ve all longed for a classic mentor-mentee relationship at some point in our careers. We want someone who is savvy and seasoned. We want her to provide the perfect insights and career advice that...

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A Conversation with Carolina Herrera

“Fashion is really all about how one feels and the confidence you project to the world.” Carolina Herrera’s singular stature stems from having become an entrepre...

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Do You Have The Right Kind Of Ambition?

Ambition takes many forms. There are productive achievers and destructive achievers. Organizations hire leaders who expect achievements to be based upon where the enterprise is required to grow.

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5 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

By Sallie KrawcheckMost of us don’t consider ourselves to be quitters. But there are times in your career when it’s time to move on….or be moved on….or stagnate. Here are 5 signs that...

Don't Be a Vacation Loser

It’s vacation season and the time of year to step away from work to recharge and refresh. Sadly, many people don’t take all the vacation days they earn. Others who take vacation end up working...

Do You Need an Internal or External Mentor?

Mentoring is ranked among the top 5 most-valued approaches to career development, but finding the right mentor isn’t easy.Your mentor’s knowledge and industry experience are probably key factors. B...