Breastfeeding is an area ripe for tangled public discourse about sexism and expectation, mother's rights and women's rights, working motherhood and stay-at-home parenting, nutrition and science, convenience and cost, entitlement and class, encouragement and pressure.
A 2.0 utility business model that doesn't accommodate this opportunity for local, equitable access to energy production and management will leave many U.S. electricity consumers deeply unsatisfied.
Mothers who are entrepreneurs have been around for ages. Within the last few years, the name "mompreneur" has been in heavy rotation by mom entrepreneurs everywhere. This title is so catchy because it is concise, yet it speaks volumes in regards to our priorities, which are our children first and business second.
As I mentioned in my last article, The "New" Rule of Networking, there are absolutely rules when it comes to networking. They're just not written, enforced by a governing body, or mentioned at the beginning of a networking event before you "touch gloves" and come out networking.
I have long been a fan of movies and the numerous things they have been able to do for people over the past century. They entertain us, they bring us together and they inspire us.
The next time anyone quotes a random statistic at me, I'm answering with, "Eight of 10 statistics are completely made up - - and sorry, I can't remember the source on this one."
The year 2015 may yet produce solid returns for investors in US stocks. However, it's looking more and more likely that TINA ("There Is No Alternative"), more than any other factor, will be responsible rather than strong earnings growth.
When you walk into a room at work are people naturally drawn to you? When you sit at a meeting table do others ask to hear your thoughts? When there's a decision to be made do people seek our your ideas?
Instant gratification is far from reality in the world of seeking media attention. Getting publicity is all about persistence and remembering that the media wants to supply information that will keep their audience tuned in-not out.
As New York shakes off another dose of the climate change reality dealt by winter storm Juno, many are beginning to re-appreciate the forces of Nature and the power of public policy.
As much as 2014 will be remembered by these seemingly unlinked events and tragedies, the common element to the widely publicized stories was the role of technology in causing the problem or the inability of technology to solve it.
In today's Jam Session, Pam and I jammed on directing your career path versus having the path defined for you, building your body of work within a framework of a life, work/life balance, and the concept of having it all.
The secret to communicating -- and more importantly, connecting, is to open your heart up more. Be open to being vulnerable.
Once you've done your visualization, taken your sanity break or had your tea, find something on your to-do list you feel capable of tackling -- and get to work. Maybe that will warm you up for another, more important item on your list.
If you're fascinated by the shift in how people are consuming news, or curious about what it took for two 20-something millennials to quit their jobs and start their own media entity, read my Q&A interview with theSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin.
Coming out of the marketing industry, Lazerow offers marketers advice on how to connect with customers in a whole new way by rethinking what marketing really means based on data, analytics and the evolutions of expectations on the part of brands and their customers.