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​How I Got Past "You Can't"

When I was a child, I told my (well-meaning, traditional, southern) mother that I wanted to be a pediatrician. Her response was that parents wouldn’t trust their children with a female pediatrician. So I shelved that dream (and – honestly – it was for the...

10 Reasons Why 2016 Is Shaping Up To Be A Great Year for Women...Financially Speaking

Here are 10 reasons why 2016 can be a great year to be a woman….financially speaking.

How I Manage Entrepreneurialism And Mom-ism

I sort of hate the question always asked of professional women of “How do you manage it all?” My short answer is typically, “Barely. And sometimes only barely.”

Why You Should NOT Leave Your Job To Become An Entrepreneur

I went to a recent Ellevate Network event, at which we hosted a pretty prominent entrepreneur, who runs a VC-funded start-up that’s gaining some real traction. In other words, she’s “living the dream.

How I Made Peace With Not Being “Liked” By Everyone

When I was offered my first leadership opportunity, I recoiled from it. I was a Research Analyst at Sanford Bernstein, and I was asked if I would consider becoming Director of Research.

Lessons From My (First) Career Break

A career break. It’s increasingly common, particularly among professional women. More than half of Ellevate Network members report having taken one. Another 11% plan to at some point.

Leadership Tips from The Global Leadership Summit

When leaders join together to get better, everyone benefits. At the Global Leadership Summit we heard some of the most inspiring stories of courage, grit and greatness. We learned that the world needs leaders, and when we truly listen and learn, amazing t...

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Why You Should Work As Though Your Kids Are Watching

Some years ago, right after we caught our breath from the financial crisis, I took my then-young-teenaged son to dinner to celebrate the end of the school year. He got to choose the restaurant; naturally, he chose a steak house.

The Retirement Savings Crisis "Aha"...and Why It Really Matters

Here's what we know: we know that the retirement savings crisis is enormous; by some estimates, Americans are under-saved by up to $14 trillion. We know that this number, as large as it, may in fact be understated, because it assumes Social Security and M...

'This Mistake Will End Your Career' — the Advice That Almost Doomed Me…

By Sallie Krawcheck This article originally appear on Linkedin.In this series, professionals reflect on their inevitable career mistakes. Follow the stories here and write your own (pleas...

What I Wish I Could Tell My Old-Equity-Analyst-Self

By Sallie KrawcheckThis article was originally published on Linkedin.We should #LeanInTogether.I couldn’t have had the career I’ve had without the partner at home that I’ve had. I often note t...

The Big Idea 2015: Inclusive Capitalism = A More Prosperous Capitalism

By Sallie KrawcheckThis article was originally posted to LinkenIn InfluencerCapitalism is the greatest economic model in history. That said, sometimes it breaks, as we’ve seen. But one of its...