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Does a Woman Have to Dress Down to Move Up in her Career?

I had bosses and encounters with men who thought nothing of inappropriate behavior. In a way, it was their badge of honor and my baggage to carry. So, how can this still be going on?

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The Number One Reason You're Getting Passed Over for Promotions

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’m a capable, hard worker; are the stars misaligned? Why did he get that promotion when I’m so much smarter/better qualified/have seniority? Why isn’t my boss recognizing what I have to offer?”

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Women and business: April 17, 2015

This week we acknowledged Equal Pay Day (in hopes that we won’t ever need it again!), celebrated Emma Watson’s birthday and learned a lesson in management from Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price (he raised the minimum wage of all his employees to $70,000/ yea...

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5 Communications Lessons Learned Working at an Anti-Poverty Nonprofit

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the world's targets for addressing extreme poverty in its many dimensions. The MDGs target date expires this year, and as we collaborativ....

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Empowering Women: Pizza, the Pill & Partnerships

What empowers women? Would you believe pizza and the pill? Take-out pizza and delivery changed women’s lives: working women could now have dinner on the table even if they arrived home late.

Wise Words on Equal Pay Day

"If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say, I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society." – Gloria Steinem

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Leadership Lessons from Leading Ladies of Game of Thrones

While it can be difficult to embrace the workings of characters set in fictional continents in a fantasy world, there are still timeless leadership lessons these ladies teach us.

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Re-defining Your Glass Ceiling

Re-defining Your Glass CeilingLet me ask you a question: do you believe there is a glass ceiling where you work? If you answered yes, you believe there is a glass ceiling at your employment, (1) wh...

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Totally Doable Job Tip of the Week: References.

Whether you're in job search mode or not, it's important to know who your go-to reference requests would be.

Trending: April 3rd, 2015

This week, in the wake of the Ellen Pao case, we heard how female-run VC firms are altering the status quo. Anne Sweeney was appointed to Netflix's Board of Directors, and Ursula Burns reminde...

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Kleiner, Ellen Pao, and 5 Best Practices

For weeks we have been reading about how women may or may not be treated in Silicon Valley. This issue was brought front and center by the case brought by Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins.

Quotes From Strong Women: Courage and Speaking Up

"Turn your wounds into wisdom." — Oprah Winfrey

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