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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.

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

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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...

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?

Is Starting a Family Your Next Career Move? 4 Steps You Need to Take Now

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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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A Conversation with Carolina Herrera

“Fashion is really all about how one feels and the confidence you project to the world.” Carolina Herrera’s singular stature stems from having become an entrepre...

5 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

By Sallie KrawcheckMost of us don’t consider ourselves to be quitters. But there are times in your career when it’s time to move on….or be moved on….or stagnate. Here are 5 signs that...

Don't Be a Vacation Loser

It’s vacation season and the time of year to step away from work to recharge and refresh. Sadly, many people don’t take all the vacation days they earn. Others who take vacation end up working...