Most people suck at marketing. Why? Because they're too focused on the big picture and their end game (what I call the "clouds"). And I get it--the dream is what drives you. It's fun to be romantic about the clouds. The...
If you've been watching the popular series "House of Cards," you no doubt think it is about politics. However, it also can shed some light on how people get into money problems. In the series, lead character Frank Underwood maneuvers his way from Congress to the Vice Presidency to the...
In an announcement that received wide media coverage, James H. Shelton this week was named the first head of the education component of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a new corporation, dedicated to charitable ventures, that is...
Even as "Lean In" has become this generation's rallying cry, and women with children head up Fortune 500 corporations, women who take an off-ramp -- i.e., voluntarily leave their careers for a period of time -- find the path to re-entry full of potholes or blocked altogether.
Instead of providing support, we all too often leave the families who are struggling the most to fend for themselves. The odds are stacked against single mothers in this country. Yet so many give everything they have and go on to raise incredible children.
Like millions of mothers across America, my two little girls are taking me out to eat for Mothers' Day. I enjoy being with my children as much as everyone else, but this Mothers' Day will be bittersweet.
What employees may not have realized is that job security comes from within oneself. If you are passionate about your work and bring value to the market, you can find ways to make an income from it. On top of that, our world is changing rapidly with technology, eliminating the necessity for having to spend forty hours tied to a desk.
Marketing to customers is an ever-changing art. It's almost like a chess match with people and businesses on the other side of the chessboard, only you can't see them... yet.
You can have a ridiculously expensive camera, great talent, a big budget, etc but if your story [or script] sucks your video is gonna suck and nobody is going to watch/like/share it.
By: Jennifer Robinson Image Source; Barrel When networking, most people fail in the follow-up. You know how it is; you collect some cards and have a few great conversations at an event. Then you find the cards in a...
With the increased public awareness around discriminatory hiring and other bad behavior in Silicon Valley, tech companies have no choice but to talk about diversity--to make promises and create a business strategy that will institute real change.
I had shut off farmer's alarm clock. To be honest, I still don't even remember when he had got in the house the night before. It was sometime after I had gone to bed at eleven.
The fitness industry is booming. It's bringing in more money than ever before, with $3 billion per year. And that is enabling people to make huge profits off the backs of major names. If you want to build an entrepreneurial power relationship, choose a fitness franchise....
She was looking to hire me because she wanted to get clarity on her next career move -- arguably one of the most important and independent decisions any of us will tackle in adulthood. So why did her mom need to be on the call?
HBO’s Silicon Valley show charts the growth of Pied Piper as multiple protagonists attempt to take their company to the heights of the startup world. There are lots of plotlines and any multitude of obstacles that Pied Piper comes up against. But what makes this show so highly praised is...
In the world of personal and professional development, you could often hear the phrase, "those that show up, go up."
As we grow into independent women, we often have a fear or hesitation about becoming our mothers or hearing her "words come out of our mouths" I, however, never had any resistance to growing up and "turning into" my mother.
My mom is and has always been an inspiration for me. With Mother's Day almost here, I've been reflecting on how much my mom helped mold me into the woman I am today. Very recently I planned to have a room re-decorated in my home.
They say, it takes a village to raise a child. If you are a busy parent striving to be at your best productive selves as a parent and a professional, it takes your employer to raise your child as well!
There's an old adage that says, "If you want to get something done, give it to a busy mother." They're so advanced at managing their time -- raising a family, taking care of kids, and doing something else in addition to that, like running a business.