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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.

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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.

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Counting Down to a Career Re-launch

Re-launching a career after an absence can be a big worry. We might ask ourselves: Are my skills too rusty? Am I still relevant? Can I jump into a new job as easily as I did five, 10 or 20 years ago?

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Who’s the Boss?

There comes a time in many people’s careers when they consider self-employment – striking out on their own and being their own boss. It's at that time when there are important questions to answer.

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4 Things Every New Entrepreneur Should Splurge On

If you’re a new entrepreneur, you probably want to keep as much money in your pocket as possible. Starting a business of your own can be a financial strain, so it's natural to have fears about money.

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The Inside Scoop from 3 Fierce Female Entrepreneurs

In the course of my work as a career coach, I have crossed paths with some fierce female entrepreneurs. Here, three of them offer the inside scoop on what it’s really like to start your own business.

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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.

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A Woman Mastering the Machine

Men—and, let’s face it, a lot of women—don’t equate math, analytics and technology with women. They obviously haven’t met Sheila Talton, the founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics.

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Serial Entrepreneur Talks Leadership, Margaret Thatcher And The Importance Of Taking Risks

As a successful serial entrepreneur, Bettina Hein has a lot to say about how to run a business.

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Why False Humility Doesn't Work & How To Claim Your Accomplishments

If the thought of claiming your accomplishments makes you a bit uneasy/want to hide under a rock, read on.

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The Secret to Successful Followup

Career transitions take persistence and tenacity (which coincidentally are the same thing) and they take a very unique degree of dedication to the task at hand. And they take follow up.

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3 Ways to Handle an Inappropriate Comment at Work

It happens. Sometimes we are so shocked we don't even know how to respond. Our brain just starts to spin as we think "Did I hear what I just think I heard?" and "Did that person actually say that?"

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