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Michelle Obama, Ursula Burns, & Hidden Figures

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home
Melissa J. Nixon

There have been so many breaking new stories over the past 3 days about pioneering women. First, Michelle Obama's last official speech as First Lady. ...

Black Women Are Leaning In And Getting Nowhere

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home

Black women want a seat at the table. And yet they are close to invisible at the highest ranks of corporate America, reveals data released Tuesday mor...

She Doesn't Look Like Me: The Decline of Black CEOs in Fortune 500 Companies

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
Stephanie R. Caudle

In an amazing country where we had recently made history by electing our very first African American president it was unfathomable as to why there was such a small number of African American CEOs at Fortune 500 Companies.

Five Steps to Begin Networking for Business Success

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 05.16.2016 | Home
Peter D. Rosenstein

There's a saying to get ahead 'It's not what you know but who you know' and when building a new business 'It's how many people get to know you'. Recen...

Why Trendspotting Still Matters: The Power of Looking Forward

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Home
Marian Salzman

One could see it as archaic. Maybe we no longer need trendspotters, when everything is changing all the time, and when everything else -- branding, marketing, behavior and lifestyle -- can adapt in real time. Trendspotting can be frustrating.

STEM Selling: Beautiful Women Conquering New Territories and Old Stereotypes

Laura Wellington | Posted 04.10.2014 | Home
Laura Wellington

The incredible women changing the face of technology further this evolution as they impact our lives on a daily basis while demonstrating a new-found confidence, beauty, intellect and skill previously unexpected of women entering such fields.

6 Wildly Successful Women Who Had Male Mentors

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.12.2013 | Home

We truly believe that it's invaluable for women to build up other women in the workplace. But what about all of the awesome men who are helping to cre...

8 Success Secrets From Female Leaders

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Home

What does it mean to be a successful woman? For years, men have set the parameters of success, generally measuring it in terms of status or money -- t...

Is Corporate America Ready for the Tidal Wave?

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home
Trudy Bourgeois

Ursula Burns is absolutely correct. There is indeed a tidal wave approaching - and it's approaching quickly as the number of women enrolled in colleg...

Jillian Berman

Xerox CEO On Women Leaders: 'There's A Tidal Wave Coming' | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.20.2013 | Home

NEW YORK -- Xerox CEO Ursula Burns is one of the few women at the top of Corporate America, but she has some good news for others looking to get there...

Xerox CEO's Surprising Advice For Young Women

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home

Ladies, listen up. One of the most powerful women in the country is revealing her secret to getting ahead, and it's not what you'd expect. Xerox C...

Time for the Bold Empath in Business Leadership

Schuyler Brown | Posted 04.15.2013 | Home
Schuyler Brown

The bold empath brings heart without sentimentality, which should appeal to those more traditional business leaders who are sensing the shift into a heart-based business culture and are concerned it might turn their workforce soft.

Women of Color and the Workplace

Carol Evans | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
Carol Evans

Companies need to face the barriers that still exist in promoting multicultural women through the ranks and create programs to give a voice to these issues within their own walls.

WATCH: 2011 Game Changer, Ursula Burns

Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

If you still think of the corner copier when you think of Xerox, Ursula Burns would like a word with you. Just months into her CEO tenure, the Chairma...

Women CEOs: Bold Enough to Be a Woman?

Birute Regine | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home
Birute Regine

Will women transform the meaning of power by distributing power rather than holding onto it, by engaging people rather than dictating to them, and by seeking to bring the best out in people rather than focusing on themselves as center stage heroes?

Fortune Global 500 Now Richer, More International, But With Same Number Of Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

On Thursday, Fortune released its annual Global 500 list of the world's largest corporations by revenue. The U.S. tops the list with 133 corporatio...

Sheryl Nash

Leaping Hurdles to Get to the Boardroom | Sheryl Nash | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home

When you don't get the return on your investment that you expect, year after year, after year, at some point you call it quits. Perhaps it's not s...

Ask Customers to Use Less of Your Product: The Big Heresy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Winston

Xerox and Waste Management are doing something mostly unheard of: they're working with customers to use less of their traditional product or service. That's a big shift in business as usual.

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

Women CEOs in the Fortune 500 -- A Single Step Forward, Four Steps Back

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Douglas M. Branson

The number of women on corporate boards of directors in the U.S. has been basically flat for 5 years now.

President Obama Moves To Change The Equation On Education, Not 'Waiting For Superman'

Dr. David Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. David Washington

Today at the White House President Obama is launching Change the Equation (CTEq), a unique and promising partnership coalition of over 100 companies r...

Rags To Riches: 10 Self-Made CEOs Who Started With Nothing (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sure, it might be highly discouraging to watch the successful progeny of dynastic wealth -- think the scions of the Houses of Trump, Hilton and Newhou...

Gender Quotas: The Wave of the Business Future?

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Gregory

Following up on his plan to move beyond the GDP to more adequate measures of national well-being, French President Nicholas Sarkozy has proposed a new plan to advance gender equity.

Powerful Women You May Not Know of

Mainstreet | David Seaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Oprah Winfrey, the Queen of England, Michelle Obama. We know who they are... or at least you should! But here are a handful of women--also extraordin...

This Week in Magazines: Bill Clinton Has Really Changed, Right?

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Warren

A terrific reporter obviously labored hard to get beneath the well-practiced, media-shy and often disingenuous Clinton surface.