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Six Tips to Get the Most from Mentoring

It takes a village to raise a successful career and each village needs a mentor. Successful leaders, such as Oprah Winfrey, Jack Welch (former CEO of General Electric), and Ursula Burns (CEO of Xer...

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Preparing for the Future of Work and the (Integrated) Pursuit of Happiness

Corporate culture is gaining importance as value and purpose become desired or required. And, 'happiness' has even emerged as a new Corporate Objective. Wow.

How I Stopped Making Excuses and Got Unstuck

You would think encouragement I had received, my own desire and sense of obligation would have been enough to get me to churn out a book. But I always seemed to have a good excuse.

Why Women Need to Join the Good Old Boys Club

The ONLY way to receive those promotions or those stellar raises is to lose the hang-ups, shed the grievances and brush off any notions that you aren’t succeeding because you are a woman.

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?

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.

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.

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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