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Uncover Your Team's Motives

You know the difference between leading with a stick or a carrot, and you know that most individuals would recommend the carrot. Here’s the problem: What if carrots don’t motivate your team?

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Three Unglamorous Truths Every Entrepreneur Should Know

As someone who started my first social venture at 24, it is hard not to look back on my own career and wish someone had told me about the unglamorous aspects of entrepreneurship.

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Stop Investing In Women - And Start Investing Around Them

Investing in women without deep, local understanding of what women want may prove ineffectual, or at worst, aggravate the challenges facing women.

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Conflict Resolution: When Should Leaders Step In?

This article was originally featured on ForbesWoman By Zeynep IlgazIf you’ve recruited effectively, your workplace is full of diverse employees with differing strengths and weaknesses. They also ...

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Interview Like a CFO

Acing an interview is all about being a cut above: confident, energized, purposeful and respected. Like anything, it is as much an inner game as it is an outer game.

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Paralyzed By Imagined Fear? Sorting Out The Practical From The 'Boogeyman In The Closet.'

Do you know what I’m talking about when I say paralyzed by imagined fear? I’m not talking about the fear where we sense real danger. i'm talking about the fear of going outside of our comfort zones.

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Women Who Want To Lead, Follow A Sponsor

From the moment we leave the womb we have sponsors. Hopefully, our parents play that role. This stewardship is vital.

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A Dearth Of Mentors For Women Millenials

This post was originally featured in ForbesWomanBy Liz GoldenAt the beginning of my sophomore year in college, I began my journey into the world of finance. I quickly found out that, unlike th...

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Should You Ever Take A Pay Cut?

When we think about our careers, we generally think More is MORE. More responsibility, more exposure, more opportunities and more money. But times exist during a career lifecycle when LESS is more.

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Building a Brand on a Shoe String

As we all know, being an entrepreneur you get paid last. Often it is about taking the road less traveled and it can be a bumpy one, at least at first.

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Selling to the C-Suite

“Don’t invite me for coffee,” bellows Jeffrey Hayzlett, global business celebrity and primetime television show host on Bloomberg Television. “I don’t drink coffee.”

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Why Organizations Thrive with Feminine Leadership

I just came back from delivering a keynote at the Women’s Leadership Academy Summit for The American College of Financial Services. Over 100 women spent 3 days honing their leadership competencies,...

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