The Key to Success May Be Finding a Strong Female Role Model

What does it take to be successful? Some say it takes talent. Some say it requires resilience. Others suggest it takes grit and determination. Most likely, the best answer is a combination of all these traits.  In fact, when you look at successful people, it’s apparent that they have their own special formula that has… Read More.

7 Tips To Negotiate Flex Time

A recent Catalyst survey of MBA graduates across different industries found that 50% of those surveyed said workplace flexibility was very or extremely important to them. 81 percent said their company offers some form of flexible work. In fact, more than three-quarters of U.S. companies have turned on to the advantages of flex time — which includes… Read More.

How to Avoid the Number One Mistake Women Make Negotiating for a Raise

For years we’ve heard that the number one mistake women make negotiating for a raise is that they don’t ask for one. In fact, in their 2003 book, Women Don’t Ask, authors Linda Babcock and Sara Lashever, confirmed that hypothesis based on their research at the time. Women don’t negotiate as often or as well… Read More.

Harnessing the Power of #NastyWoman in the Workplace

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This week the Tory Burch Foundation announced a new advertising campaign called “EmbraceAmbition”. Many female celebrities such as Julianne Moore, Melinda Gates, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Wintour, and Reese Witherspoon are speaking out about the importance of women owning their ambition as part of this initiative. Shutterstock #NastyWoman, #ShePersists, and now “EmbraceAmbition” have… Read More.