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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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.”

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,...

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.

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.

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.

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.