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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.

Thinking About Reentering the Workforce? 4 Things You Need to Know

Let’s say you were on top of your professional game. Maybe you were head of marketing at a major firm or perhaps you were a senior analyst with a deep portfolio of research. Then, you decided to ta...

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​Building Thriving Connected Networks in the 21st Century

The most important skill we need to develop for the 21st century is our ability to build strong partnerships. At the core of this is our relationships. Industry lines are blurring. We no longer kno...

How Fitbit Helped My Career

I’m a Fitbit user and I’m happy to report that this accountability device has improved my health and my career more than I ever imagined.

Timeless Lessons From 3 Iconic Women

In the face of serious illness, marital infidelity, business struggles or other hardships, it is tempting to throw up your hands and hibernate under the covers with a sappy movie and frozen yogurt.

10 Tips to Momtrepreneurship

Allison O’Kelly was on the hunt for her own flexibility. A Harvard graduate, CPA and mother of young children, O’Kelly is now giving this gift back to professional moms who want to e...

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4 Signs You Shouldn't Take a Job

A CEO I interviewed with the last time I was job hunting called me the other day, asking if I’d still like the job.I said no, but thank you. What I wanted to say: are you serious?

Forget MBAs, the Executive MBA is the new black

I have started my Executive MBA at the University of Chicago Booth London campus and can tell you that life is not easy right now. However, despite the difficulties, the EMBA is the best option.

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Shaming, Threats, Ingratiation and Promises: Contentious Tactics in the Workplace

It was at the tail end of another long, hard day in the office when I received an unexpected call from head office in South Korea. I picked up the phone and heard an angry male voice.

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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