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When Mean Girls Go To Work

Posted April 20, 2010 | 11:11:22 (EST)

In February, for the first time in recorded history, women surpassed men in the nation's labor market. Though the numbers have been creeping up for a while, women now comprise the majority of the nation's workforce.

But before I could even raise a glass of champagne, I...

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Health Care Passed, Now What About "Wealth" Care?

Posted March 31, 2010 | 13:13:00 (EST)

My last piece here discussed Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox. She is part of an elite and growing sisterhood of successful, very high profile African-American women. Think TV mogul Oprah Winfrey. America's top doctor, Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. Valerie Jarrett, the president's right hand. And, of course, First Lady...

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Ursula Burns: Managing With Heart and Some Soul

Posted March 16, 2010 | 09:55:43 (EST)

Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox, says that throughout the years as she rose up the ranks of her company, she's received mountains of leadership advice -- some of it really bad.

"One of the things that I was told early on is that you should never let them see...

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The 21st Century Workplace -- Are Women The New Men?

Posted February 15, 2010 | 15:09:00 (EST)

It has been widely reported that for the first time in history, women are less than a percentage point away from making up the majority of the national workforce. The economic downturn has hit men harder. They held nearly 80 percent of jobs that have been lost during what is...

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