From Uzbekistan To CEO: One Woman’s Success Story

Natalia Shuman was 16 years old when she first left her native country of Uzbekistan for an education. Part of the Soviet Union at the time she was born, Uzbekistan was a Communist state and closed off from the rest of the world. But Natalia was born in the capital city of Tashkent which was… Read More.

Ten Ways You Show Courage Every Day

When someone told me recently that they thought I was very brave, I dismissed the comment. To me, having courage means overcoming extraordinary challenges, like climbing Mount Everest or running with the bulls. It never dawned on me that I demonstrate bravery every day, yet we all do. In fact, even though we aren’t necessarily… 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.

The Real Reason Male CEOs Commit To Diversity

Like many of my colleagues in the women’s leadership space, I believed that the business case for having more women in leadership roles was a defining moment. With this data, I was encouraged that male CEOs would finally wake up and get that diversity is not a “nice to have” initiative, but one that will… Read More.