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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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How to be a Power Connector

Everyone has heard the old adage that it's not what you know, it's who you know. I happen to think it is a combination of both, and that combination is indeed powerful.

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The Beauty of a Budget

Many people think budgets are about deprivation. As a financial advisor, I feel they are about liberation. Here’s a simple three-step plan to create a budget that you will feel excited to follow.

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Career Curveballs: The Importance of Having and Being a Sponsor

Early in my career at Goldman Sachs, I almost quit to go to another firm. I joined as an analyst in 1988, was quickly promoted to a trader in 1990, but a few years later I was feeling stuck.

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5 Non-Profit Leaders You Should Know

There are millions of non-profit organizations in the world, and over 1.5 million in the United States alone. Knowing which organizations to support with your giving dollars can be a daunting task.

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It's All About Differentiation

Silicon Valley's career guru, Patti Wilson has published her mid-year Careerzine. I've excerpted some of it below; it's perhaps a bit on the "realistic" side, but has some good tips, such as to wor...

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