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Turning Small Talk Into Big Business

By Christine Condon When you're on a plane, they always tell you to put the oxygen mask on yourself first before you help someone else. In her motivational speech to Ellevate Network for professional women, Susan Dench says women tend to advocate for oth...

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​Secrets of Good Writing from a Senior Editor at Forbes

by Christine Condon “The only way to become a better writer is to keep writing and to do it often.” Caroline Howard, Senior Editor at Forbes, shared this wisdom and other writing strategies with professional wo...

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Why Smart Women Get Stuck and What To Do About It

Do you ever ask yourself, what should I do with my life, or what can I do that is more meaningful? Or, I haven’t been employed in a long time — who would want to hire me? It can be daunting to make big improvements in your life, such as finding a new job...

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Networking at Work: How to Accelerate Your Professional Growth and Build Your Career

Many professionals take advantage of the numerous opportunities to network outside of their workplace, however underestimate the importance of networking at work. Networking within your company is...

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Invest in Yourself Through Networking

Regardless of what stage you are at in your career, networking is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. If you’re just starting out, networking can become a valuable tool for career progression. If you are established in the prime of y...

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The Secret to Leading the Life You Want: Strategies from a Wharton Professor

Stew Friedman, Wharton School of Business professor and advisor to business leaders, recently posed this hard line question to Ellevate members. He had to coax the audience to respond and got a decidedly mixed bag of answers: yes, no, "sort of" and "trans...

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Goal Attainment: Making Your Goals Tangible and Achievable

We all have dreams, but are you doing anything to make them come true—or to set you on a career path to success? I'm not talking about fairytale dreams, but dreams that are within your control to become achievable. The most effective way to see your dream...

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​Brand You: Personal Brand Seminar

Develop a personal brand to transform your business, career and life by Jen Weitsen Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”...

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5 Tips For Public Relations Best Practices

Karen Jayne Greenwood, a.k.a. “KJ,” knows public relations inside and out—and delivered an eye-opening Jam Session for Ellevate’s professional women’s network. For those that need tips on how to leverage PR to promote their business, KJ gives a deep dive...

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Leverage Your Experience For A Mid Career Shift

“People who are really happy at their work are usually happy over all. This is one of those variables that defines your value in the real world,” stated Career Consultant Julia Harris Wexler at one of Ellevate’s recent Jam Sessions entitled, “Mid-Career S...

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Visual Communication Tools for Selling and Persuading

In today’s increasingly noisy world, we face many communication challenges. We continuously struggle with information overload, the reluctance of clients to make major changes and short attention spans.

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Thrive – Helping You Make Financial Progress

On a given day, financial planning isn’t necessarily top of mind in our busy lives—even when it’s your day job. Just ask Jannine Allex, a Senior Branch Manager at Fidelity, mother of four, and the host of one of Ellevate’s recent webinars, “Thrive – Helpi...

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