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Molly is a marketing consultant and columnist for Inc. Her writing has also been featured on AOL, Yahoo!, and Business News Daily.

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Bringing Theatre Into the Age of Tech

(3) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 4:05 PM

Ever since Thespis stepped out of the chorus of a Greek play a few millennia ago, people have complained about the prohibitive cost of live theater. The 'good old days' of the theater always seems to be about forty to fifty years in the recent past. It is true that...

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It's Never too Late to Be a Woman in Tech

(2) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 2:57 PM

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a wonderful quote from Brain Games Host Alex Silva at the Tribeca Disruptor Awards. He said: "Everything we create creates us back" -- meaning that every time we buy a new computer program from the Apple Store or download and learn an app,...

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5 Creative Ways for Businesses to Give Back

(2) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 8:47 PM

Volunteering or giving money to a worthy cause is awesome on its own. But why not make it interesting?

One of the coolest aspects about businesses today is the impactful (and creative!) ways they give back. Finding the fun in charitable giving ignites a passion in your staff, promotes...

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Putting Emotional Intelligence Into Action

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 6:16 PM

Weber Shandwick recently polled 1,700 executives from around the world to better understand what is expected of today's successful CEOs. Some of the most prevalent characteristics boiled down to having a clear vision for the company and maintaining a strong external profile. It was also extremely clear that...

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Studies Suggest That Women Are Natural Born Leaders

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 10:33 AM

A woman's intuition is a powerful thing. Being able to read a situation is a gift many ladies have without even trying to hone it! Turns out, it actually gives them a leg up when it comes to running a business.

M.I.T. recently conducted a series of...

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Good News for Women in Tech

(1) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 1:22 PM

Women are certainly still transitioning into workplace equality, particularly in tech -- which is why we're always seeing headlines that display shocking statistics about the lack of women in leadership roles. It's obviously very bad news that women are still being hired, promoted and/or paid less than men. But the...

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Building and Growing Female Leaders

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 10:57 AM

"Ban Bossy"'s launch this past March certainly fired people up about women's place in corporate America. The general public seemed to jump on board with the message behind the movement to empower young women to be leaders, but it came with its share of naysayers. Many of the negative comments...

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Back in MY Day!

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 5:44 PM

Kids today lack discipline. Back in MY day, we didn't have no fancy-dancy iPads...we had to transcribe our bosses' dictation with a typewriter...by candlelight...and no heat...and no lunch break either!

There is something inherently pleasing in complaining about "kids today." It's a rite of passage. Our parents heard it when...

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Turning Your Customers Into Your Marketers

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 2:35 PM

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Say you're visiting a new city and you stop to talk with a friendly stranger on a street corner. After a few polite words you ask, "Hey, do you know any good diners around here?"

"Nick's on Pico for sure," your...

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Do You Totally Suck at Networking?

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 3:19 PM

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"It's all about who you know."

We've all heard that cliché, Hollywood phrase more times than we can count. Well, it's true... it is about who you know. But that's only half of it. It's more about who you know and have a...

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Banning Bossy, Embracing Femininity

(2) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Female executives across the United States are thrilled about Sheryl Sandberg's Ban Bossy Campaign, which is designed to inspire and empower young girls to be leaders.

When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a leader. Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being...
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Is Social Media Actually Making Us More Social?

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 10:48 AM

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No question that social media has revolutionized communication. As a result, are becoming more knowledgeable, more direct, and in a lot of ways, more diversified. But what is going to happen to real, human experiences and interactions in the years to...

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What Gay Families Can Teach the Duck Dynasty Dude

(3) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 11:07 AM

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No matter what religion you are or are not, the holidays are usually a time for family. I guess we tend to notice other families more around this time because everyone is out shopping, celebrating, and doing what families do together every November...

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Best Tips for Holiday Fitness

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 12:00 PM

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Ah, December. The month where most women in America beat themselves up for eating way too much, but then continue overeat without really enjoying it. It's a vicious cycle, isn't it? It's the month where we just love to get down on...

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What I Learned From the Whole Obama Selfie Thing

(9) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 3:12 PM

There are many pictures that chronicle this event in history, and they're STILL going around. You mostly see the one snapped while the Obama selfie is being taken, with a disgusted Michelle looking on. But then there are many others that document the whole incident from said selfie, to Michelle...

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High-Return Relationships for Holiday Networking

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 11:47 AM

It's December and you're probably gearing up to network at holiday-related work events just about every night.

Say you're at an industry event and you make a brand new, synergistic contact. The two of you really hit it off and have a great time talking about your respective businesses....

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'Tis the Season to Give Back!

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 3:37 PM

You know the holidays are coming when you see good ol' St. Nick standing outside Rite Aid with his bell, collecting for the Salvation Army -- which, for a lot of us, is our usual charity of choice. But do you ever wonder exactly how your money helps?

The...

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Keeping the American Dream Alive

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 1:57 PM

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Small businesses currently make up 99 percent of all United States businesses, employing over 120 Million Americans. President Obama noted, "Small Businesses have always formed the backbone of the American economy. These entrepreneurial pioneers embody the spirit of possibility,...

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Are You Being Emotionally Abused?

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 12:30 PM

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It's pitch black and I hear a woman's frail voice pierce through the darkness. "I'm too tired to run. Too exhausted to scream," she weeps. "If this is the only way to escape from him -- then just kill me! Set me free!...

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Beating Our Healthcare System

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 6:30 PM

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Every time you turn on the news, everyone's talking about healthcare. Namely, our very crappy system of delivering healthcare. And the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) seems even more terrible to some, and certainly carries a great deal of uncertainty about how...

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