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Optimizing Your Presence On LinkedIn

By Allison Matejczyk More than ever, consumers are relying on their trusted connections, friends and thought leaders in their social networks to decide which products and services to use. This...

Information Security: Cybersecurity Threats To You And Your Business

By: Allison Matejczyk Protecting data is critical for any company. Pamela Gupta, President of OutSecure Inc., led a recent Jam Session on cybersecurity, and provided information on what to pro...

The Art of Engagement: 
How to Network Your Way to the Top

Networking is such a hot topic now and networking skills are in high demand, but how do you really do it? Do you get tongue-tied at conferences? Does the idea of "networking" feel phony to you?

Is Promoting Your Personal Brand Right for You?

Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands.

Getting Ready for the Spotlight…Watch Me Get Ahead!

Did you know people rate the fear of public speaking above the fear of death? Whether you are giving a presentation or participating in a meeting, you need to be clear, concise and compelling.

Leading And Winning On The Battlefield of Business

The corporate and entrepreneurial battlefield can be brutal. Across industries, many organizations, whether corporate, political, federal and non-profit, are finding themselves in the midst of change.

The Intersection Between Firms' Strategy And The Global Environment

The competitive reality that firms operating in a global world is shaped by political, economic, legal and social developments that take place on both a national and international scale.

The Best Path to Success in Life & Business: Be Yourself


Does being original and authentic help or hurt you in business? According to serial entrepreneur Magatte Wade, women frequently try to succeed in business by looking to others and following norms.

What I've Learned as an Entrepreneur (and Didn't Know as a Corporate Exec)

Here are the top 14 things I've learned as an entrepreneur that I didn't know when I was a corporate executive.

Paying It Forward

Not so long ago, a mentor told me that the all-women “mentoring circle” that I met with once a month for drinks after work was a bad idea and I should stop the gatherings.

Angel Investing - #InvestInGirls

There has been a lot of conversation of late of the need to increase the presence of women on corporate boards, in the VC and angel community, and in the ranks of high-tech entrepreneurs. Studie...