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A Single Mom's Guide To Career Advancement

Jenn Lyons | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Jenn Lyons

While there is much debate if working mothers can "have it all," single moms go out and "make it happen." There is no other option.

Celebrating the Future Of Female Leadership With Today's Women Leaders

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Troop Capitol Hill gives Girl Scouts everywhere a sense of being directly connected to their leaders in Congress, and each troop member serves as a role model for girls across America.

The Downfall of Quitting My Job Too Early

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Have you ever thought about quitting your job? I mean really just packing up and walking out because either you had enough or maybe the dream in your heart was ready to burst out that you thought it was time to move on?

Fighting Tooth and Nail: What Is Still Holding Today's Female Business-Owner Back

Carole Ellis | Posted 05.14.2015 | Small Business
Carole Ellis

Successful, driven women are entering the small-business world in droves, but something is still holding them back.

The Business of Boxing: What I Learned From Mayweather

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

I don't know about you but I would love 8 million dollars right about now. I would consider my own self crazy if I turned down a deal like that. However, unlike most, Mayweather saw the bigger picture for his dream and his career. I'm sure in that season of his career as he came closer to making his decision and even made the bigger announcement Mayweather:

5 Ways to Stop Bad Attitudes About Women in Power

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Tabby Biddle

Do you ever wonder if you sometimes keep yourself small because you are afraid of your actual power? Do you ever wonder if you silence yourself and mute your opinion so that you will be "likeable" and not mistaken for a "bitch"? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to actually own your power?

Real Models, not Role Models and Why I Needed Sally Field

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Margaret Ruvoldt

A personal hero of mine for many years has been Sally Field. I was thrilled to hear her speak at the conference and have the opportunity to meet her.

Jam Session Interview: Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Deb Owen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women
Deb Owen

In today's Jam Session, Caroline and I jammed on how women can empower themselves to deal with bad bosses. We riff on being clear about your career goals, how upper-level management and bosses contribute "brain drain" and what they can do to retain great talent.

Motherhood: The Ultimate Leadership Training

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Rebekah Bastian

There's plenty of talk these days about how we need more women in leadership roles, and I agree. But I would take it a step further and suggest that we need more mothers in leadership roles.

Hillary, We Want More of You

Tabby Biddle | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Tabby Biddle

A woman president will only make a difference if that woman, while in office, stands for the rights and equal representation of women and girls, without apology, without dilution, and without her actions contradicting her words.

5 Ways to Get Over Your Facebook Friend's Perfect Life

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

The truth of the matter is how often do we post what's "really" going on in our lives? Never. The majority of time we all simply post our highlight reel but never the days where our insecurities have gotten the best of us or we really wanted to throw the spouse we brag on everyday out of the window.

How to Become President Without a Penis

BJ Gallagher | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

Whatever the outcome of Hillary's run for the presidency, American women and girls would do well to watch and learn from her. She's a living, breathing case study of the perils and possibilities of being a woman leader.

Angelina Jolie Pitt Empowers Women to Make Health Decisions

Samantha Golkin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Samantha Golkin

These stories have done more than just educate and inspire women to take their lives into their own hands; they have been the catalyst that has ignited and continues to ignite social and governmental change.

Find Your Hidden Strength in the Overlooked Middle

Thuy Sindell | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

In the context of the workplace, companies pay attention to the top performers and give them a multitude of perks to attract them to stay and perform even better. I often ask the leaders who say they need to spend 80 percent of their time with their top 20 percent performers -- why do this?

Christian Women: Gifted to Lead

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 05.25.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

Even among those who support women in ministry, there can be a blind spot when it comes to understanding the long history and entrenched views about women in positions of leadership and influence, particularly in the church.

20 Traits of the Resilient Female Leader

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

Today's female leader has resilience under her control. Challenges can be easiest handled by taking the time to observe the experience. By learning how to listen to your thoughts and discerning your resilient voice above dire expressions, you can lead effectively through the havoc life sometimes brings.

Should US Follow Europe's Lead for Gender Quotas on Boards?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

I believe that U.S. organizations have a choice to get it right, which does not mean putting women in a room and trying to "fix" them. That solution has not worked for over two decades, and has kept women's representation on boards and in senior leadership positions too low for too long.

How to Create Supportive, Healthy and Compassionate Relationships in Business

Alissa Grainger | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Alissa Grainger

As we have built our team it has been very important to me to provide a nurturing and compassionate environment. I have experienced exactly how powerful and transformative someone's support and guidance can be.

How to Speak Up for Yourself

Erin Donley | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Erin Donley

I've made it my mission to seek out opinionated, strong, and intelligent women who are willing to honestly discuss their struggles in gaining respect and understanding with their words.

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Ayla Schlosser | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Ayla Schlosser

Brandon Stanton, a photographer and creator of Humans of New York, set out in 2010 to document the lives of New Yorkers -- but his interactions with the strangers he photographs doesn't always end with a click of the camera.

12 Things That Successful People Actually Do

Gabriela Mueller Mendoza | Posted 04.29.2015 | Good News
Gabriela Mueller Mendoza

Think about the most successful persons in your own professional field. What are the things they normally do on daily bases that propel their success?

Strategies to Build a More Inclusive Workplace Culture

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

In my last post, I shared reasons why it's important that inclusive cultures become the norm rather than the exception, both in corporations and the w...

Voting Pink: How the Female Economy Can Change the World

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

Since the feminist movement began, the power and position of women has changed drastically. Today, women not only make up 51 percent of the population, they also influence 85 percent of all consumer spending in the U.S.

Jill Abramson on Women, Leadership and Authenticity

Tabby Biddle | Posted 04.18.2015 | Media
Tabby Biddle

"I have always felt, for better or worse in my own working life, that at a certain level you are who you are, and the only way to do your best work is to be true to yourself," said Jill in a phone interview with me last month.

Fierce Grace -- Women on the Move

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Lisa Marie Jenkins

It is time to move to higher frequencies and thought. The divine feminine is way more than a spiritual concept and it is happening at every level of societies and around the globe today.