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Leaning in and Speaking Up Part II: Why I am Freezing My Eggs

Warning: I have already been told this subject makes a lot of people uncomfortable. My employees were cool when I announced it during our Monday morning meeting, but I knew they were all cringing...

Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurship (and Hustling)

I’ve got an important anniversary coming up. In January, I will have officially been running my own business for three consecutive years. I’ve been working full time on my company, ELSA AND ME, ...

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Don’t be the world’s best kept secret!  Top five personal brand commandments

Years to build and moments to lose. What am I talking about? Your reputation of course. How others view us is one of the key reasons why we succeed or fail, both in our personal and professional li...

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What Not To Do During An Interview

When people think about changing jobs and careers, they put a lot of effort into their resumes and cover letters (and increasingly, their LinkedIn profiles), but don’t thoroughly prepare for interv...

The Road Not Taken: What If I Never Left Goldman Sachs?

Last month I turned 50, and when you mark a milestone like your 50th birthday, the celebrations are often accompanied by moments of reflection and introspection. I was no exception.

6 Simple But Highly Effective Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

An inspired, hard-working team can make miracles happen. Here are some essential steps you can take to increase employee motivation and pull workers who may have already “checked out” back on track.

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Recruiting Ethical Leaders: 8 Questions for Business

Business leaders increasingly seek advice on how to integrate ethics into the recruiting process for board and senior management positions. Below are 8 questions that will serve organizations well.

5 Reasons Developing Confidence is Critical to Your Success

Confidence is essential to your success and that of your business — in fact, it’s vital to everything you do in life. In my own career, confidence has been a pivotal skill and strength I’ve needed...

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The Road Not Taken: Forget Your 'Plan B' Career. You'll Need a Strong 'Plan D'.

This article was originally posted on LinkedInBy Sallie KrawcheckLois Lane. I wanted to be Lois Lane. Or, better yet, Mary Richards.I was a journalism major at UNC but had taken a several-year det...

 3 Things People Get Wrong About Personal Branding

It can be challenging to figure out how to represent yourself within the framework of a personal brand, deciding how you want to get noticed and how to communicate your personal platform.

3 Steps to Better Networking

Networking is a great way to build your business. In fact, it's pretty much a requirement for small and medium business owners these days.

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Why did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Go Viral?

Did you notice the uncanny urge for people to dump buckets of water over themselves the past few months? Various social media outlets were flooded with videos of Ice Bucket Challenge.