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When A Recruiter Unexpectedly Calls

You’re happily employed, and pick up your phone to find a recruiter on the other end. How do you maximize this call when you’re not actively looking?

Losing My Mother Inspired Me to Help Others -- Like You

An avalanche of grief, combined with mountains of difficult decisions to make and details to attend to, was triggered the moment I received a phone call from my brother saying "Mom's dead" one sunn...

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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.

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...

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.

​Innovation: Process or Secret Sauce?

“The Big Idea” is neither and both.Ramona Liberoff heads Nielsen’s Innovation Practice. A well-recognized visionary, Liberoff has made business model innovation her strongest suit, and one spannin...

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A Quick 4x4 on Success: Four Entrepreneurial Women’s Advice on Four Business Basics

What do an intimate apparel giant, a Tony Award-winning choreographer, an American Music Award-winning rapper, and a nationally-recognized life coach have in common?

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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...

Lead Like A Girl: How To Empower Women At Every Level

Not all barriers facing women can be attributed to the glass ceiling imposed by the traditional workplace. Women often hold themselves back from advancement with self-imposed barriers.

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.

When Crowdfunding Falls Short, Try, Try Again

It’s never been easier to connect with people. Sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and GoFundMe make finding like-minded people to support your idea more feasible than ever.

How to Develop a Company Culture Where Working Moms Thrive

While many women are leaning in at the office, others are opting out due to a lack of flexible scheduling, paid family leave, and affordable childcare.