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More Strategies For Radical Career Change: Overcoming Critics And Naysayers

In a recent Forbes post, I profiled management consultant-turned-journalist Archith Seshadri, who shared his lessons for making a radical career change. Archith mentioned that his colleagues were “...

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The 3 Secrets to Achieving More Through LinkedIn

We have heard it a thousand times: when it comes to advancing our career, it’s “all about who you know.” Many people believe that more relationships equals more opportunity.

How To: Deliver Critical Feedback Effectively

Whether you’re an employee who isn’t getting enough input from your boss, or a leader who is struggling with how to deliver a tough message, feedback is a universal and unavoidable challenge. As a ...

Operating Partner Alison Berkley Wagonfeld on Diversity in Venture Capital

There has been much discussion lately about the rampant gender imbalance at tech companies like Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. The lack of diversity also extends into the venture capital (VC) ind...

An Executive Woman’s Place is in the Data

I have often wondered why some companies languish in their use of customer data and others feast on it. The stakes are high, because data-driven compa...

5 Lessons I Learned about Business while on a Flying Trapeze

I have always been scared of heights. (That might be why I’m so short.) But I made a commitment to myself that I would try a flying trapeze class because it looked like so much fun.

Discovering Your FIT in Business by Standing Out

As a child you were taught to fit in. In school. In family. In fashion. And of course, fit in socially. Not too tall, not too short, not too thin, not too fat, not too loud.

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A mass exodus or missed opportunity? How companies and organizations can take advantage of shifts in the workforce

Where are all the workers going? This was my first thought after reading some recent news articles about the disappearance of male and female employees.

Can We Make Ourselves Appear (Authentically) Smarter?

Presentations and meetings can cause cause anxiety. We worry about how our audience, whether strangers or colleagues, might perceive our intelligence and abilities. These fears are not baseless;...

How to: structure your answer to behavioral interview questions

Behavioral questions are those such as, “Tell me about a time when you dealt with conflict.” These questions, which are based on past experiences, are one of the most common tools recruiters and h...

How to Achieve the Elusive Work-Life Balance as a Businesswoman

Which is more important: personal well-being or professional growth? This is one of the toughest questions you’ll face as a woman business owner.

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