It's my experience and the collective experience of many of my clients that money is not the only indicator of success. There are infinite measurements of success: impact one makes in the world, the amount of quality time one is able to spend with her loved ones, and overall contentment.
I remember how powerful it was when Dr. Lois Frankel came and presented to the Sydney Business Chicks community. Her workshop was jam-packed with tips and advice. I'd love to share some of Dr. Frankel's ideas with you.
This week The Pollination Project honors people around the world who are helping their communities address some of their most basic needs. From a women-run business in Nigeria, to school gardens in Tanzania and Uganda, and a creative rebuilding effort in Gaza, Palestine, these grantees are showing us how small local initiatives really do make a difference.
More than three-quarters of public school teachers are female while only 30% of educational administrators are. Put simply, women are doing the work while men are making the decisions. If we want to change society, we have to change the way we teach them.
The sooner we put our guard down and stop pretending we do not need others to have a harmonious family life, a clean home, and flawless customer service response, and a profitable business, the sooner we can thrive. Yes, thrive.
Every day, we hear about the many challenges of an aging population. With advancing age comes those hard-to-discuss end-of-life planning issues, something with which financial advisers are all too familiar. And we know most advisers want to help. However, there is one factor that is often overlooked in these discussions: blended families.
Rachel Parcell is the creator of Pink Peonies where she shares style and beauty tips, mixed in with glimpses of her personal life in Salt Lake City. S...
I believe your generation will do a better job than mine at fixing the problem of gender inequality. So we turn to you. You are the promise for a more equal world. Great leaders don't just develop people like them, they develop everyone. If you want to be a great leader, develop the women -- as well as the men -- at your companies.
What colour is your leadership style? Shades of beige, or a riot of ideation and colourful innovation?
Economic empowerment is a commonly used term these days. Programs upon programs are developed and implemented with the hopes of providing disadvantaged populations with the necessary tools, skills, and resources that will allow them to improve their economic conditions.
More and more businesses who author sustainability plans to survive in the new marketplace are also creating blueprints that activate and drive positive social change.
What to do when facing a situation where your confidence has taken a hit, or worse still, is at an all-time low? Here are a few ways to take charge and get back your mojo:
Meet Kala Katiwada, a 47-year-old woman living in Kalleri village in Dhading, a district less than 40 miles from the epicenter of the first earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th.
The most powerful people in a group are not always the smartest or most knowledgeable. So, why are they the leaders? Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.
When fathers take paternity leave they are more engaged with parenting throughout childhood. For example, controlling for income and education, dads who took time off at birth were almost 50 percent more likely to read to their children as toddlers.
Despite strides towards more inclusiveness and integration of women into leadership roles, the context of the organization's culture is key. Especially important is the how men's view of women in these roles affects them.