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The Unexpected And Wonderful Lessons Of Being Fired

On January 9, 2014, I was fired. I am an attorney and compliance officer. I have held positions at Bank of America, Societe Generale and CIT Group.

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Your Personal Brand on the Road: Smart Travel Tips

Going on the road can be a great time to collect yourself and catch up. Or it can be a hassle, a time warp and a toss up of your personal life. Whichever way business travel strikes you, these...

5 More Limiting Beliefs That Hinder Success

In a recent Forbes post I covered five limiting beliefs that hinder success. I’ve been guilty of all of these – some I outgrew but some come and go depending on what new scary goal I go after or...

6 Leadership Lessons Corporate Leaders Can Learn From Nonprofits

Women in nonprofits have long been perceived as needing different skills and holding different life goals than women in the for-profit sector. But as corporate responsibility takes hold and more...

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Are You a Great Coach in the Office?

Have you heard about the concept of being a coach at work and wondered a) what does it mean, and/or b) why the fuss?

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5 of the Most Common Mistakes Candidates Make When Working With a Recruiter

Searching for a job is never easy. The process requires strategy, patience and a whole lot of attention to detail.

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5 Negotiation Tips to Increase Your Salary This Year

Negotiating can be an intimidating feat, especially if you are approaching your boss for that raise or promotion for which you have been working so hard. However, without realizing it, we negotiate...

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A New Twist on the Old Story About What’s Holding Women Back

Everyone is talking about the challenges women face in reaching the top of the corporate world, and every version of the explanation follows a similar storyline: There is a bias in business.

Who Will You Be In a Year?

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” This bit of wisdom from Yogi Berra seems obvious, but it contains a great truth. Unless we have purpose and direction – unless...

Strategy Lessons From Steve Jobs

Strategy is the lighthouse of leadership; it is it’s most visible part as well as the most important ingredient that helps from crashing on the shore of competition.

Resilience: The Must-Have Strength For Entrepreneurs

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is never a straight line. There are lots of ups and downs along the way.

Why Being Humble Will Get You Nowhere

My client spearheaded a major technology change initiative. He came in under budget and met all deliverables. “A winning formula for succession,” you say?

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