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Women Business Leaders

Fabulous Woman: Mika Brzezinski

Judith Bowman | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Introducing our Fabulous Woman Series This Business Protocol column will also regularly profile top tier, truly exemplary women business leaders who ...

Not All Entrepreneurs Own a Business

Nelson Davis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

If most people were asked to define the word entrepreneur, many would envision a person alone perhaps in their garage or spare bedroom working on something they think will revolutionize the world.

Women Entrepreneurs: Stop Being Nice!

Kathleen Dorsey | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Kathleen Dorsey

I have been an entrepreneur for 16 years and I am JUST starting to learn not to be so nice. I know what you may be thinking. I have used a provocative title to draw you in to read my post.

Living by My Motto: Succeed to Serve

Sung-Joo Kim | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Sung-Joo Kim

When it comes to charity work, I often tell my daughter that life shouldn't be lived for how much money, power or fame you get but the difference you can make in life.

Five Things I Learned as a Female Founder

Erin McKean | Posted 04.06.2014 | Small Business
Erin McKean

It's tempting, as a first-time CEO, faced with the anything-is-possible blank canvas of a brand-new startup, to spend too much time searching for consensus with your co-workers and your investors. It may feel safe to get everyone's buy-in, but consensus is paper armor.

Do Powerful Women Have To Be Enemies?

Ellen Kellner | Posted 10.06.2013 | Women
Ellen Kellner

At the office, are women powerful because of their destructive power? Are we all nothing more than Disney villains? When I'm powerful, is it the result of being caustic? I hope not, but in hearing my colleagues pronouncement, "is it true?"

Progressive Workplaces: Holding Ourselves and the Highest Office Accountable

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Allison O'Kelly

There are many viewpoints and considerations to take into account when discussing workplace issues. Regulations are needed to move us forward in regards to pay equity, but many aspects of the workplace are more nuanced and require an attitude and paradigm shift.

Why Corporate Boards Should Be Looking for a Few Good Women

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

More women on corporate boards? The question is not why but, why not? Women in the boardroom provide a competitive advantage for businesses' bottom lines by providing input from diverse backgrounds.

Meaningful Leaders: Sabrina Belkadi & Her Journey

Christel Quek | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Christel Quek

As a strong believer in the power of meaningful education to empower consumers and connect with the community, Sabrina also actively shares her knowledge by hosting educational workshops on topics such as wine tasting, wine appreciation, and food & wine pairing.

Why Shop Women-Led Companies

Donna Haghighat | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Donna Haghighat

Women may not have achieved gender parity yet, but we can use the power we do have, the power of the purchase, to shop women to the top.

Why Aren't There More Women in Leadership Positions?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

When a woman honors the feminine within herself, she honors it around the world. This is the new path to leadership.

The "Fierce Urgency" to Increase Women's Leadership in ARPA-E -- Blame All Around

Joan Michelson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

Ladies: You hold the economy in your hands. We need a diversity of experiences and perspectives in order to find solutions to our national and global energy challenges. We cannot afford to have half the population Missing in Action.

Asia Needs More Women Leaders

Vishakha N. Desai | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Vishakha N. Desai

It would be an enormous waste of human talent if one-half of the population was under-utilized, but women are still a rarity on corporate boards, in senior management and top government positions in Asia.

Wal-Mart: What Do Women Want?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
BJ Gallagher

Judging by allegations in the class action suit being brought by their female employees, Wal-Mart executives and managers seem to have "dog ears." You...