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Rainmaking with Poise: Cultivating Poise to Bring in Business

What is it that makes a person stand out as they enter a room? Embodied poise, a comfort level in one's own skin, the confidence that all outcomes are working out.

Capital & Credit: Why Women SMB Owners Shouldn’t Fear the 2 C’s

Women entrepreneurs face no shortage of challenges when it comes to starting a business but perhaps none are more important, or daunting, than the “Big C’s.” Capital and credit.

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Best Tech for Flexible Work Schedules and Telecommuting

The 2014 National Study of Employers found that flexible employment is on the rise. With telecommuting up 17 percent since 2008, the nine-to-five model of employment is changing, allowing employees to have greater agency over their time and productivity....

5 Tips For Public Relations Best Practices

Karen Jayne Greenwood, a.k.a. “KJ,” knows public relations inside and out—and delivered an eye-opening Jam Session for Ellevate’s professional women’s network. For those that need tips on how to leverage PR to promote their business, KJ gives a deep dive...

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Leverage Your Experience For A Mid Career Shift

“People who are really happy at their work are usually happy over all. This is one of those variables that defines your value in the real world,” stated Career Consultant Julia Harris Wexler at one of Ellevate’s recent Jam Sessions entitled, “Mid-Career S...

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Anatomy Of A Thank You Note After Interview

In my latest post for Money and Time, I deconstruct the thank you note after interview. Here is the unedited version: In my recruiting experience, I came across very few thank you notes, which is a shame. A thank you note is one more opportunity for cand...

How to Find Your Professional Mission

Sallie Krawcheck shares seven lessons for finding your professional mission In a recent survey about priorities in taking a job, the Ellevate Network found that gentlemen put “money” at No. 1 and women make it No. 4. The No. 1 reason women take a job is...

Why Women Must Be Fearless Investors

While women are working towards closing the gap on earning as much as men are (on average), their financial wants and needs remain very different.

The Entreprenuer Mum Is A Leader

If we had all the answers to all the problems and situations, how would life be? High hopes, I am told, when I ask this question to working women , entrepreneurs and even leaders. And then I ask if we actually managed to find the right and apt answers to...

The 'M' FACTOR: An Entrepreneur's Staple Diet

When the big idea struck and you knew that your breakthrough thought could change something around you or your environment, something that could lead to an obvious solution or an answer to a long forgotten problem…the moment that turned you into an entrep...

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The Nucleus of Business: The Achievement Potential

We always begin with the ‘expected potential’, but how many Entrepreneurs can safely guarantee the ‘achievement’ potential of their business? It is not just the good idea or a good plan, but the executor and execution of that idea and plan. It depends on...

Literature: The Rise and Fall of the Patriarchy

Literacy is revered for its innumerable benefits. But there was a cost and the price was paid in the birth of patriarchy and gender dynamics. The invention of the alphabet tilted the balance of power towards the masculine-a shift that took place eons ago,...