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Living with a Disability Inspires Graduate to Teach Others How to Cope with Life’s Challenges in Hot Career

Annie Reading draws on personal experience in working as an occupational therapy assistant   By Patti Verbanas/Rutgers Today   Annie Reading was never one to …

Women

Women Helping Women

By Olga Cohen. It has always been my objective to bring beauty and healthy alternatives to women. When a fire took over the cosmetic manufacturing …

Love

Dating The Grown-Up Way

4 Reasons Going Courting Is Even More Romantic When You Are Over 40 Young love is so widespread each Valentine’s Day that it threatens to …

Entrepreneur

Being a Minority Entrepreneur

Marissa Nelson is the Master Relationship Therapist of IntimacyMoonsTM with specialized training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, and Sexual Health, her therapeutic approach …

Virtual

How to Effortlessly Incorporate Virtual Employees into Today’s Workplace

Technology has allowed us so many advantages in every part of our life, and the office is certainly one of the spaces that we have …

Health

Growing Field Of Health Coaching Provides Alluring Opportunity For Job Hunters Flexible Schedules And An Increased Demand

  A scheduled visit with a physician seems to be set to a timer. The doctor, who might not even bother to sit down, asks …

Introvert

Why It’s Not “Better” to be an Introverted or Extroverted Leader

By Dominique Jones, Chief People Officer, Halogen Software How often have you been involved in a debate about the relative merit of introverts vs. extrovert …

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It’s All About Having Quality Conversations

By Denise Hayman-Loa, CEO, Carii, Inc. There is plenty of content available on the internet these days, and plenty of quick likes, cat photos and …

Young Entrepreneur

Young, Female and Entrepreneurial: Do You Have What It Takes?

  By Aimee Kandrac Some people are born entrepreneurs — they’re the kids who open lemonade stands and auction their old video games on eBay, then …

Career

4 Healthcare Careers for People Who Love People

No matter what career you’re interested in exploring, it makes sense to vet it with a fine-toothed comb before you decide to take the plunge. …

Time Management

Burned Out to Blessed

Three Tips to Free Up Your Time and Energy Naturally It’s an amazing feeling to own a business rather than work for someone else.  You …

Dogs

How A Dog’s Story Can Teach Your Children About Life

4 Lessons From Rescue Dogs One common method parents use to teach children responsibility is pet ownership, where kids help feed, clean and generally look …

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Ten Thousand Villages

By Pam Raffensberger, CEO of Ten Thousand Villages. When Ten Thousand Villages founder Edna Ruth Byler introduced the concept now known as fair trade, she wasn’t …

Love

The Science Behind a Happy and Healthy Heart

    By Benita Lee, of LabDoor.com As Valentine’s Day rolls around, it’s hard to escape all the hearts in pink and red and every shade …

Success

Making A Name For Yourself: How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

By Marla Kott, CEO Imprint Plus Imprint Plus is a 33 year old company. It is 100 per cent women owned. Imprint Plus today has …

Millenials

Millennials Push Employers For More Purpose In The Workplace

Millennials have something of a mixed reputation when it comes to work. Studies show that they aren’t loyal to employers so much as to the job …

Control

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it” – Yogi Berra

By Christina Crowley Imagine yourself doing fine in your career, when you suddenly face a fork in the road – a path offering an unexpected …

Self Love

Bouncing back after a mid-life divorce

By Patti Clark Women spend so much of life nurturing and giving to others that when they find themselves alone—because of an empty nest, the …

Small Business

How To Explain The Small Business Failure Rate

4 Things Entrepreneurs May Be Doing Wrong Within the timeframe of a year and a half, about 80 percent of new businesses fail, according to …

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Looking Beyond the Doctor’s Office—The Role of an MS Nurse

For people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that includes a range of physical and emotional symptoms, it is critical to have a …

Opportunity

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it” – Yogi Berra

By Christina Crowley Imagine yourself doing fine in your career, when you suddenly face a fork in the road – a path offering an unexpected …

STEM

Why We Should All Be Rooting For Women In Technology

Gender Diversity Would Greatly Aid In A Male-Dominated Field, Tech President Says   There is plenty of data illuminating the positive effects regarding the growing …

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Helping STEM Flower for All

In 1987 at age 18 I headed off to university to study engineering full of the belief that girls could do as well as boys …

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Increasing Representation of Women in the Workforce

By Michelle Cho The conversation regarding women in the workplace is happening all around us. Hollywood’s biggest actresses are advocating for more representation of females …

STEM Women

Battle to the top in scientific jobs

There are enough statistics out there about the percentage of women in scientific fields, and admittedly it isn’t as large a difference as in other …

Career

6 Tips for Revitalizing Your Career

by Lisa Skeete Tatum, Landit.com founder Sometimes in your career, you need to refresh the old and start anew. Why not do it now? Here …

Travel

Who Does It Better? Men or women?

By Andrea Graziani, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of DUFL-http://www.dufl.com/ Business travel is different for everyone. Some of us plan well ahead, are completely organized …

Yoga

Applying Principles of Yoga for Career Success

By Kal Mistry, Chief Administrative Officer/Executive Vice President, VITAS Healthcare In the popular book “10% Happier,” a cynical, hard-driving television news reporter takes a journey …

Doctors

The US Health Care System – A Tough Pill To Swallow

By Diana Hoppe, M.D.   I entered medical school dreaming of being a doctor – helping my patients maintain their health and prevent chronic diseases.  …

Innovation

The New ‘It’ Trend:Why Activated Charcoal Is Hot

Millennials & Others Welcome Effective New Innovation Sometimes, in order to get clean, you have to get a little dirty. This is a concept that …

WorkPlace Bullying

Outsmarting Bullies: How to Play Your “A” Game Despite a Workplace Bully

By Dr. Lynne Curry   “Fat thighs,” Celia told me. “That’s what Dan whispered just before I stood up to speak. I heard it and …

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Cutting Sugar’s Umbilical Cord

Once upon a time, sugar was mostly relegated to desserts. But now, excessive amounts can be found in our everyday foods and beverages, and it’s …

Leadership

Women and Leadership

Do you embrace your authority? By Laura MacLeod, LMSW When I lead workshops and train professionals on how to lead meetings, I state that authority …

Health

Protect Your Heart With Red Foods

By Letha Hadady, D.Ac.   Hard work, stress, and aging require a healthy heart lifestyle. These red foods protect your heart: Tomato, tart cherry, cranberry, …

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How To Knock Out Sugar For National Nutrition Month

Type “sugar” and “culprit” into your favorite search engine and you’ll find no shortage of health reasons to knock sugar out of your diet. For …

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Q&A With Julie Jansen

Author of I DON’T KNOW WHAT I WANT, BUT I KNOW IT’S NOT THIS. A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO FINDING GRATIFYING WORK. (http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Know-What-Step—Step/dp/0143128515/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8) Penguin Books   1. You …

Millenials

Steps To Building An Attractive Work Culture For Millennial Talent

  As the economy takes a positive turn, a new concern is keeping employers awake at night: culture, including employee engagement and retention. The proof …

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Women Seizing Technology to Open More Doors

By Michael Finkelstein       With a woman presidential candidate, a rising number of women running Fortune 500 companies and an ever-growing number of women networking …

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“Sober For Today”

By Susie Hopson-Blum In an article published by Newsweek, it was reported that 32 million Americans (nearly one in seven adults) have struggled with a …

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Tips For Women Looking To Begin An Entrepreneurial Venture

Successful entrepreneur Paula Welsh, CEO and President of 7 Charming Sisters, a popular online jewelry boutique, believes that there are six key tips for any …

Lady Doctor

Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency

By Benita Lee, of LabDoor.com What is Zinc? Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is intricately involved in hundreds of activities inside our cells. At …

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How Women Can Help Women Heal In April

Vice President Joe Biden recently introduced pop star Lady Gaga at the Oscars to spotlight the issue of campus sexual assault, which is part of …

Identity-Branding

When Your Brand Comes Under Attack, Apply These 6 Survival Methods

  It’s not a question of “if” but most certainly a question of “when” your brand will come under attack for those career minded and …

Office

8 Tips to Successfully Re-Enter The Workforce After a Sabbatical

By Sharon Schweitzer Many women will temporarily leave the workforce at some point in their lives. The reasons vary. It may be the birth and …

Communication

The State of the Job Market in 2016

By Julie Jansen There are emerging trends that are significantly impacting the hiring process for both individuals who are looking for work and companies who …

Millenials

Baby Boomers And Millennials May Share More Similarities On The Job Than They Realize

Baby Boomers and Millennials often are portrayed as two generations that don’t always see eye to eye in the workplace. But they may share something …

Dreams

When Being Busy Isn’t Enough

Embrace Your Dream and Do What You Love MJ Marggraff My day planner was filled—line by line, day by day. Each morning I consulted it …

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How To Break Out Of Your Autopilot Work Mentality

As humans, we tend to let ourselves fall into familiar routines – especially while working. “Any sequence of mental action which has been frequently repeated …

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Empowering Women Through Connectivity

. By Joseph Ram Two thirds of the world’s population lives or works in developing countries and the overwhelming majority of them are women. Under-served …

Personal Branding

Make Your Passion Part Of Your Personal Branding Effort

Recently, I was chatting with a new public relations client, and hearing his remarkable story reminded me of how we often separate our professional branding …

Leader

When Women Lead, Companies Often Prosper

  Often I am interviewed and asked about successful women in the workplace and my views on being one of the few to break the …

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Getting to the C-Suite: The Science of Executive Presence

  Kasey Carson is a creative, energetic, visionary vice-president of Product Development. Her team loves reporting to an intellectually curious leader who seeks their advice. …

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Seven Techniques to Land Your First “Real” Job Interview

  If you have ever grumbled, “I am never going to find a job that uses my education,” you are not alone. Forbes recently reported …

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The 10-Step Sugar Detox Plan For You And Your Children

  For adults who crave candy and ice cream almost as much as their children, the bad news on sugar continues to pour in. Earlier …

Happy Woman

How to Climb the Leadership Ladder; Best Practices for Female Leaders

  With women holding less than 20 percent of leadership positions in the workforce, it’s more important than ever to educate and prepare women for …

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Five Tips For Choosing Your Next Travel Destination

Your Boston vacation was great, especially that side trip to Salem to learn all about witch trials. The Grand Canyon lived up to its name …

Pets

How Your Family Can Celebrate National Pet Month In May

  Now in its 27th year, National Pet Month is a celebration of the mutual benefits shared between people and their pets. For rescue-animal advocate …

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Protecting Your Retirement Funds Before Medicare Kicks In

For all the hazards that come to mind when trying to determine whether you can afford retirement, there’s one that opens an associated can of …

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How To Turn Your Teen Into An Entrepreneur

  By Stacia Pierce, CEO and Founder of LifeCoach2Women.Entrepreneur/Life Coach/Motivational Speaker/Mentor Summer is quickly approaching and while high school and college students are counting down …

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MOMpreneur That Took her Hair Line Beyond Expectations

  Janell Stephens, owner of Camille Rose Naturals and a health conscience mother of five, has always been at the forefront of the entrepreneurial line. Her …

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How Women Can Recover After Hitting Rock Bottom

Movies from the 1980s profiled the prototypical “It Girl” – pretty, blond, wealthy, who drove luxury sports cars to high school, was liked by other …

Women

How I Learned The Mentor Misperception

By Mary Johnson, editor Bizwomen.com I had it all wrong. That happens when you only have one side of the story. And I had only …

Worklife Balance

5 tips for work-life balance this summer

  Summertime sunshine brings both excitement and overstretching for many of us. As an entrepreneur and busy mom of twin girls there are a few …

Career

Want It, Claim It, Own It

  By Jena E. Abernathy (Adapted from The Inequality Equalizer)   A recent study by McKinsey & Company of sixty large organizations, including Aon, Baxter, …

Workplace Fights

Don’t Let an Annoying Coworker Get The Best of You

  Most people in business are prepared for the normal headaches that come with any job: deadlines, presentations, supply chain glitches and a million more …

Personal Branding

Why Neglecting Your Personal Brand Can Torpedo Your Career

    AT&T understands the importance of promoting its brand. So do Toyota, Disney and McDonald’s, just to name a few. But individuals often don’t …

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Double Standards. Doubled: Advice for Women Entrepreneurs in Male Dominated Industries

  By Elizabeth Vargas, Founder, Edge Music Network   When the historic 2012 gender-discrimination suit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers …

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Building a Women’s Business That Feeds Your Soul – Find Your Tribe

By Kaya Singer Every one of us has a purpose and a mission. Building a business requires you to walk your soulful path and manifest …

Online Training

New Online Training Program, ‘The Hive,’ Is Where Wall Street Meets Main Street

  A new online-training program for entrepreneurs called “The Hive” (createbuzznow.com/join), where notable branding, marketing and business strategy experts help small-business owners get and keep …

Marriage

Fearless Female Founders: Q+A with Ella Messerli

  We’re knee-deep in a new era in business: full of fearless female founders. Women have been taking the professional world by storm and impacting …

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Is Your Business Growing Too Fast?

  How To Maintain Your Market-Share Mojo   Extremely rapid growth for a business might sound good, but it can be a mixed blessing. Certainly, …

Wealth

5 Steps to Building Wealth for Women

  By Lesley-Anne Scorgie It’s dangerous and frankly irresponsible for any woman – rich, poor or anywhere in between – to not actively participate in …

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Former Ford Model Pioneers Movement to Transform Talent Industry

By Sandy Kacura You’re too fat, too tall, too short, too ugly. You have the wrong look, the wrong style…Welcome to the world of modeling. Where …

Team Work

How do you build a strong team?

  By Juanita Lott, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Epicor   As you begin building your business, the people you hire will be pivotal …

Career

It’s Mama’s Turn!

How to Start Your Second Career In today’s healthy economy, jobs are available – even if you’ve been out of the game for years By: …

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Business Casual—Too Casual?

  By Janna Beatty   It’s sweltering outside. And there seems to be a direct correlation between rising mercury and the casual quotient. As the …

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How Team Building Can Help You March To Each Other’s Drum

Employee reactions can be mixed when company leaders announce plans for a team-building activity that they hope will improve camaraderie and collaboration in the workplace. …

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Looking For The Perfect Job? You May Have Already Found It

  What’s your passion? Family? Gardening? Rock climbing? Now think about where your job falls in your list of passions. For many, a job is …

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5 Facts Women Entrepreneurs Should Know, But No One Will Tell Them

Entrepreneur of 30 years and author of the book Don’t Tell Me NO! shares her advice   Linda Collinson turned a kitchen table receipt into …

Happy Woman

5 Ways Women Can Build Stronger Brands

By Julie Cottineau   We’ve all heard the talk that being a woman in business can have its challenges and disadvantages. But I’ve been a …

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Getting Paid to Fight Lice

By Claire Roberts Want to know the secret weapon against head lice? Women. Yup. When Sally comes home from school with that dreaded note, it …

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Living and working in the Arab world

By Rana Nejem I don’t think that anywhere in the word is more fraught with misconceptions and stereotypes as the Middle East – especially when …

Personal Branding

Does A Company’s Reputation Rest On The Shoulders Of The CEO?

  When you think Facebook, you think Mark Zuckerberg. When you think Amazon.com, you think Jeff Bezos. These and other examples of celebrity corporate leaders …

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Deanna Latson: My Advice to Aspiring Business Women Everywhere

  By Deanna Latson, co-founder and chief product officer of ARIIX   When people ask me how I got to where I am today, I …

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The Pink Fund

    By Molly MacDonald,  founder of The Pink Fund It was the summer before my Junior year at The University of Michigan.  I will …

Innovation

5 Tips for Finding Innovation in Industry

By  Lisa Tomasi I was a busy stay-at-home mom of four young daughters in New Jersey, when a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010. …

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8 Tips to Get Your Kids to Disconnect from Electronics!

  The world is moving at a fast pace, and as it moves we seem to be plugged in, not to the wonders of the …

Career

Buy the D**mded Cupcakes!

  Too often our harshest critic is the one we meet every morning while brushing our teeth. Somewhere between wrapping the floss around our fingers …

Worklife Balance

Successfully Unbalanced

Living Your 3 P’s By: Charlie Fusco My messy journey as a work-in-progress mother, flawed wife, overly complicated woman, could-be-better friend, workaholic creator, and optimistic …

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Bridging the Technology Gap

by Kara Ross, Founder of DIAMONDS UNLEASHED Women have a regal history in computer science. In the 1800s, Augusta Ada Lovelace was involved in the …

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Empowerment Apps For Women

  By Laura Ashbury The world of phone apps is like a microcosm of humanity, reflecting the interests and needs of the entire population. So …

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Aussie Fashion Houses Globalize at NYFW Through Innovative Concept, Fashion Palette

  By: Nicole Gelfond   We have all heard about the glamorous New York Fashion week that happens twice a year where celebrities, media, bloggers, …

Leader

How Leaders Can Use Personality to Overcome Adversity

  By: Merrick Rosenberg, Author of The Chameleon: Life-Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does & CEO of Take …

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One Woman’s Journey in the Construction Field

    By: Jessica Chen, Project Executive at Suffolk Construction   After graduating from Florida International University, I began my journey in the construction industry …

Business Startup

The Startup Grind: 3 Ways to Make Each Dollar Count

Keeping costs low is a priority for many companies, and nowhere is this more important than in startups. From hiring a new team and renting …

Mentoring

Having a Mentor Through a Professional Organization can be the Key to a Successful Career

By Darcy Illg, president of Financial Women of San Francisco 1. How did you first connect with The Financial Women of San Francisco? Nearly a …

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Gorgeous Hair And The Search For An Eco-Friendly Dye

  Consumers determined to make environmentally friendly decisions whenever possible – even with beauty products – usually find that compromises are in order when they …

Career

13 Things Successful Women Do to Fuel their Careers Are you doing them?

  By Ora Shtull   Why are some professionals able to get promoted quickly while others get stuck in the same job with the same …

Travel

How to make money and travel the world

By Laura Ashbury What if you could do something you love for a living and travel the world at the same time? It may sound …

Social Networking

The Art of Being Truly Global

    By Anna N. Schlegel   Truly Global is a book about enterprise globalization and it is based on Anna Schlegel’s experience working in …

Retirement

3 Things Women Should Know If They Outlive Their Spouse

    The importance of women taking an active role in a couple’s financial planning represents more than just jockeying over who gets to control …

Leader

Where Are The Women?

    By Melissa Greenwell, author of MONEY ON THE TABLE   Women are undoubtedly a key part of the talent pool in the United …

Wellness

Tips For Women Determined To Stay Fit And Energized, No Matter What Their Age

    If hot flashes and night sweats weren’t enough, many women who reach their menopause years have an additional adversary to contend with. They …

Retirement

How To Create a Fulfilling Retirement When Every Day Is Saturday

It’s the dream retirement many people anticipate for decades. Hang out around the pool all day. Play one round of golf after the other. Finally …

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What The Kids Get – Planning Your Legacy So Your Final Wishes Come True

After a lifetime of working hard and saving faithfully, some people just want to enjoy retirement and spend their money without worrying about passing on …

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Guests For The Holidays? Simple Recipes Could Elevate Your Hosting Reputation

The holiday season has arrived, which means it’s that time of year when guests expect you to bring them some figgy pudding – or any …

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