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Take a break to see career success

Janice Omadeke | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Janice Omadeke

I can't begin to tell you the number of blog posts I read about "the grind". That notion that if we're sleeping for more than 3 hours per night, takin...

What Lady Gaga Can Teach Us About Mentorship

Monica Zent | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Monica Zent

Music superstar Lady Gaga has been riding high on a new album and an American tour kicking off after the Super Bowl, but a few years ago, she was vyin...

International Mentoring Day: Mentoring For A Better World

Eli Wolff | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Eli Wolff

Mentoring, whether formal or informal, reinforces the power of relationships and contributes to creating a better world.

My Resolution for 2017: Connecting Women of All Generations

Pat Mitchell | Posted 01.09.2017 | Women
Pat Mitchell

I didn't make my usual list of resolutions this New Year. Each time, I started to list personal and professional goals, two words surfaced -- listenin...

January is National Mentoring Month: How Mentoring Changes a Child's Future

Melissa Beck | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Melissa Beck

Today, postsecondary educational opportunities abound for students who once believed college was out of reach due to challenges like finances or famil...

A Perfect Book for the Holiday Season

Ken Reed | Posted 12.13.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

We're entering the heart of the holiday season. If you're like me, you still have a lot of names on your shopping list. When in doubt, I turn to boo...

Why I Mentor Writers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.12.2016 | Education
Lev Raphael

My college mentor was amazing: funny, good-natured, and inspiring. I took every course she offered, both literature and creative writing. I even too...

Sponsorship: A purpose-driven approach

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 12.08.2016 | Education
Audrey J. Murrell

Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a three-part series on sponsorship as a force for fueling innovation in leadership development. In this article, co-a...

Do These 4 Things to Advance at a Startup

Janice Omadeke | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Janice Omadeke

Working for a startup can be a career-changing experience. You're given more freedom than you normally would have in a corporate environment. Often ti...

An Uncomfortable Truth: Too Many Young People Experience Fear Every Day In America

John Gomperts | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
John Gomperts

While the recent campaign and election moved fear to the forefront in a great many households, the uncomfortable truth is that for far too many young ...

The Startup Inside the Nonprofit: Where Tech Gives Back

Pacific Community Ventures | Posted 11.25.2016 | Technology
Pacific Community Ventures

What's the first thing that comes to mind when I say Silicon Valley or Tech Worker? Is it commuter shuttles crowding your streets, increasing rents, ...

Thank You Secretary Clinton

Caitlin Klevorick | Posted 11.20.2016 | Politics
Caitlin Klevorick

The following is a personal message of thanks to Secretary Clinton, but one that I think has the ability to resonate with many others. "Our responsi...

Women In Business Q&A: Debbie Fiorino, SVP, CruiseOne/Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.17.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Debbie Fiorino serves as Senior Vice President of CruiseOne/Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc. and Human Resources. As SVP of the CruiseOne/Dream Vacati...

Women In Business Q&A: Yvette Butler, President, Capital One Investing

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.16.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Yvette Butler Yvette Butler is the President of Capital One Investing, a full-service brokerage offering a range of investment tools and services des...

Women In Business Q&A: Daina Trout, CEO, Health-Ade

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Daina Trout Daina Trout is the CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha, which she co-founded in 2012 alongside her husband, Justin Trout, and best friend, Vanessa...

Philadelphia Eagles, Nicole Miller come out for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Laura Goldman | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Laura Goldman

More than 600 people from Philadelphia's sports, fashion, legal and restaurant communities gathered at the Ballroom at the Ben on November 7, 2016 for...

Women In Business Q&A: Laurie Fabiano, President, Tory Burch Foundation

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Laurie Fabiano Laurie is the President of the Tory Burch Foundation and has a long history of advancing philanthropic endeavors. As Senior Vice Pre...

Women In Business Q&A: Sharelle Klaus, CEO/Founder, DRY Soda Co.

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sharelle Klaus As the visionary behind DRY, Sharelle Klaus has always had a passion for the culinary world and celebrating each part of a meal - incl...

Women In Business Q&A: Elena Hansen, Founder, Swim Social

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Elena Hansen Elena Hansen is the founder of Swim Social, a full service social media agency based in Los Angeles. She grew up in Yakima, WA and gradu...

Women In Business Q&A: Kate Frucher, Co-Founder and CEO, Imprint

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kate Frucher Kate Frucher is Co-Founder and CEO of Imprint, a "many-to-one" communications platform with a mission is to use social technology to spa...

Women In Business Q&A: Kate Kendall, Founder and CEO, CloudPeeps

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Baquing Kate Kendall is a San Francisco-based, British-Australian entrepreneur and writer. She's the founder and CEO of CloudPeeps - a trust...

The 5 Best Places to Find a Mentor for Your Startup

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.05.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

These are some of the best places you're liable to find a mentor for your startup company. If you're starting a business for the first time, I highl...

Women In Business Q&A: Heidi Zak, Co-Founder, ThirdLove

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

ThirdLove Heidi Zak is the co-founder of ThirdLove, an innovative bra and underwear brand that believes fit should come first. In addition to offer...

Reflections from the C-Suite: Giving to Others as a Successful Business Strategy - An Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Eli Fathi

Craig Dowden | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

The notion of giving to others may seem counterintuitive as a business strategy, especially when you look at media portrayals of success. However, Ada...

Women In Business Q&A: Maya Crothers, Founder, Circ-Cell

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Maya Crothers Although she was a beauty junkie since childhood, secretly playing with what seemed to be mysterious potions on her mother's nightstand...