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Crafting Your Career in Global Business: Top Four Books to Read

When I studied politics and economics at Brandeis University, I immersed myself in understanding global business and political trends. I also served as world news editor for the Brandeis Free Press...

5 Lessons I Learned about Business while on a Flying Trapeze

I have always been scared of heights. (That might be why I’m so short.) But I made a commitment to myself that I would try a flying trapeze class because it looked like so much fun.

Why Attending Conferences and Networking Events Matter to Your Professional Success

I believe that attending conferences and networking events matter to your professional success. I’ve attended nearly a hundred conferences and networking events over the past decade. After each...

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Discovering Your FIT in Business by Standing Out

As a child you were taught to fit in. In school. In family. In fashion. And of course, fit in socially. Not too tall, not too short, not too thin, not too fat, not too loud.

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A mass exodus or missed opportunity? How companies and organizations can take advantage of shifts in the workforce

Where are all the workers going? This was my first thought after reading some recent news articles about the disappearance of male and female employees.

Can We Make Ourselves Appear (Authentically) Smarter?

Presentations and meetings can cause cause anxiety. We worry about how our audience, whether strangers or colleagues, might perceive our intelligence and abilities. These fears are not baseless;...

How to: structure your answer to behavioral interview questions

Behavioral questions are those such as, “Tell me about a time when you dealt with conflict.” These questions, which are based on past experiences, are one of the most common tools recruiters and h...

How to Achieve the Elusive Work-Life Balance as a Businesswoman

Which is more important: personal well-being or professional growth? This is one of the toughest questions you’ll face as a woman business owner.

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Executive Recruiter Missteps and Stumbles!

Ah, the joys of being an Executive Recruiter. Part of a profession with no credentialing process, low barriers to entry and nicknamed “Headhunter,” which is otherwise associated with shrunken heads.

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So You Didn’t Get A Promotion, So What

My recent Forbes column was titled You Didn’t Get Promoted, Now What and covered how to get a promotion when you didn’t: 5 strategies to get back on track for the next promotion cycle. I just as...

Priorities Not Trends: Taking Control of Your Life

As a young woman I am almost always susceptible to trends and the urgency of now. How am I ever supposed to complete a goal if there is a new goal-trend starting every other week?

Is Flexible Structure an Oxymoron?

Let's talk about the concept of a business process. Essentially, everything that you do with some repeatability is a process.

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