Bill Treasurer is one of my favorite business authors - not just because his books are good - but because he reminds me of the Wizard of Oz - his work always offers three important elements: brains, heart, and courage.
Your language is a huge part of your branding, and it is one of the areas where you can be most transparent and authentic with your audience. So, why are you playing safe and holding back?
Will we ever return to the more care-free years of consumption? It remains to be seen, but for now, this is the way America lives.
It is absolutely possible to design a career that incorporates many of your interests. Here are a few tips to help you identify those careers and companies that will not only value your multi-passionate nature, but actually pay you to explore and integrate your many interests into your work.
I'm so many different things to so many different people, and it changes depending on the time of day or even the month.
I've learned a great deal about dreaming big and bringing these visions successfully into the world, through my own reinvention journey and from helping hundreds of others. From these experiences, I've found there are four essential steps to birthing big dreams successfully
I frequently facilitate discussions about female entrepreneurs, and the company vs. children question, and I would like to do so again. To reinforce that point, I would like to introduce another set of "mompreneurs" who are charting their own ways in business while still raising a family.
No set of policies will solve the fundamental challenge women face in balancing work and family: There are only 24-hours in a day, and we cannot be in two places at once. The best we can do is create an environment that leads to a wide variety of opportunities
What kept me from following my dream of sharing my mama wisdom? It was the good old belief that it was my "duty" to be there for my family.
The future of work as we know it is shifting from an outdated directive approach toward collaborative frameworks that inspire us to engage in new and different ways with our work and with each other.
When Sallie Krawcheck speaks, people listen. Former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America and No. 7 on Forbes' 2005 list of the world's top 100 most powerful women, Sallie certainly isn't shy about having an opinion.
Even armed with the best of intentions, we still see hugely skilled and qualified individuals (usually women) who, despite a portfolio of accomplishment, fall into the trap of looking to be rescued, with less than stellar results. They can often be found in the following situations.
While Cunningham and Roberts's previous book, Inside Her Pretty Little Head, was a guide to successful female brands, The Daring Book for Boys in Business is for male-centric companies.
Amongst 48 of the most populated cities in America, San Francisco ranks as the #1 city for female entrepreneurs based on education levels, unemployment rates, income, population and the percentage of businesses owned by women in each city.
Women in developing countries are finally starting to dream big. At young ages, they can dream of being entrepreneurs, politicians, business owners, community leaders.
Financial knowledge creates financial freedom and power. Under the influence of romance, it is easy to be distracted from practical concerns, but including financial planning in the creation of your authentic partnership will help sustain the love life you desire.