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Doing It All -- Women Boost the Bottom Line for Home, Firm, and Country

Christine Lagarde | Posted 03.08.2016 | World
Christine Lagarde

International Women's Day -- March 8 -- is one of my favorite days. It is a time to celebrate the impressive progress women at all levels of the career ladder have made in recent decades.

The Deadly Wake-Up Call That Changed Everything

Carline Bejin-Dye | Posted 01.19.2015 | Women
Carline Bejin-Dye

I discovered that I had been living a life according to what other's believed was the norm. I learned that every experience is part of the journey and realized that my journey was my life's purpose.

4 Tips for Female Executives As They Climb the Corporate Ladder

Mike Harden | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Mike Harden

Women frequently do not have the same level of support or development opportunities that men enjoy -- because they lack peers and mentors. Here are some tips I share with the female executives I coach, as they climb the corporate ladder.

Sipping Some Gen-X Lemonade

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Squeezing is not always a bad thing, especially when it helps us to make lemonade out of lemons. For Gen-Xers, the squeeze may be the push that we need to make ourselves that much more qualified and efficacious in leading 21st century change.

No, I Can't Have It All

Courtney McKinney | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Courtney McKinney

I don't have it all right now, and if I'm realistic about it I probably never will. What I want in my life is balance. I want to see the world, find a way to make money that doesn't feel like work, be a lover, be a friend, and be a mother.

Kick Your A!: A Primer

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

The following is an excerpt from Sarah O'Leary's book, "Kick A! How to Ditch Your Type A Personality and live a life you might actually ENJOY!" Stu...

Replace Corporate Ladders With Lattices

Cathy Benko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cathy Benko

Let's face it, careers are no longer straight shots up for the majority of us, women and men alike; instead they zig-zag. A lattice is simply a more adaptive construct chock full of options for how to view and enable career success.

PHOTOS: Entry-Level To CEO: 11 Corporate Titans Who Started At The Bottom

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We've all heard countless stories of the benefits of nepotism, connections and going to the right school. Less noticed, however, are the tales of a ha...

Our Work, Our Worth?

Jen Grisanti | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jen Grisanti

I remember feeling numb by the amount of work I had while climbing the corporate ladder. Somewhere along the way, I lost track of what I loved most about my job.

5 Things Never to Say to Your Boss

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicole Williams

Getting drunk in front of co-workers is a major don't, but if it does happen, then don't brag about it the next day. Remember, your boss is not your BFF, your mother, or your therapist.

Why Michelle Obama Makes Me a Better Mother

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

It's seems stylish and even respectable again in political and social circles to admit that you may consider motherhood as important as any career, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.

It's Stylish and Smart to Be a Mother Again, Thanks to Michelle Obama

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

It's seems stylish and even respectable again in political and social circles to admit that you may consider motherhood as important as any career, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.

B-school Confidential: MBAs May Be Obsolete

Yahoo! Finance | Penelope Trunk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Master of Business Administration degree has been a holy grail for decades. If you wanted a career that mattered and didn't have the aptitude for ...