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How Women Sabotage Their Sex Life

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.06.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Ok ladies, we're going there... we're talking about sex. I know it's a bit of a taboo subject, but really, it shouldn't be! I'm a happily married woman (for nearly 12 years now) and I think a good sex-life is an EXTREMELY important part of what makes our marriage so happy in the first place.

The Secret To Keeping Women Happy At Work Is Painfully Obvious

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

How do you help women succeed at work? It's not as complicated as some companies would have you think.  Here's the "secret" --> You prom...

The Email Tool That Could Keep You From Needlessly Apologizing At Work

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women

A new tool is helping women to stop apologizing needlessly at work -- and it only takes about 10 seconds to use.  Created by Cyrus Innovations, t...

35 Years Later, 9to5 is Still Making Waves

Linda Meric | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

35 years ago, courts were just starting to rule that sexual harassment was against the law; women earned only 60 cents for every dollar earned by men, and paid maternity leave was not even a pipe dream. At box offices across the country, the film 9 to 5 received both critical and commercial success.

Know Your Worth: Examine Your Personal ROI (Return on Investment)

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 12.16.2015 | Women
Jacqueline Miller

Do you generate a profit for your organization? No matter what your title is, or where you appear on the organization chart, if you are to be of value to your company, you must be able to demonstrate the value of the ROI. Your company is investing in you and will inevitably be asking, "What's in it for us?"

How 3 Women Satisfy Their Career Goals While Remaining Devoted Parents

Adina Evans | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Adina Evans

Allen continued to do this for seven years and became known by other mothers for her premade dinners. Women began to ask Allen for help with recipes but she never really considered her process to be a business concept.

10 Successful Career Women and Mothers -- Drawing Some Conclusions in 2015

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Gender Equality in the Workforce Can Close the Wage Gap, the Retirement Gap and the Confidence Gap

Lule Demmissie | Posted 12.01.2015 | Money
Lule Demmissie

Women everywhere are working hard for their careers and their salaries. In turn, they must make that money work hard for them and plan now for the life they want.

From Legos to Business Plans: One of Three Inspiring Stories of How Three Women Satisfy their Career Goals while Remaining Devoted Parents

Adina Evans | Posted 11.29.2015 | Women
Adina Evans

I was recently given the opportunity to speak with three incredible mothers and business owners. When I learned about them, I was excited to share t...

The Mother of All Leaders

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Sara Bobkoff

As lady bosses, we sometimes find ourselves struggling trying to fit our voluptuous brains into a rigid, traditional business model that was never designed by or for women to begin with. My answer to this? Reject the model.

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

Global Survey Finds Nordic Countries Have The Most Feminists

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

You're likely to find more feminists in Nordic countries than anywhere else around the world, according to a new survey on global attitudes toward ge...

Ellen Pao Won't Stop Talking About Sexism In Tech. And Neither Should You.

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology

They called her “the most hated person on the Internet” and named her one of the pariahs of Silicon Valley.  She lost her sex discri...

6 Guiding Principles to Get Ahead in Your Career

Kim Keating | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

When speaking to audiences -- especially at colleges and universities-- I am often asked: "How do I really get ahead?" Here are lessons I've learned and advice I've been given from others over the years.

What to Do When We Want to Cry at Work

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

Holding back from crying does not mean you are inauthentic, it means you are thoughtful about when and where to express emotion. You can be an emphatic leader who demonstrates strong emotional intelligence and feel more in control over your emotions.

What Would You Attempt To Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

A magnet asking that very question stares back at me every time I reach to open the refrigerator door. I see it every, single day, but today it reminded me of a significant question that was once asked of me. The question that has since changed my life.

What Women of Color Have to Do to Break Through

Kim Keating | Posted 10.16.2015 | Black Voices
Kim Keating

Women of color bear a particularly heavy burden. Many of us supporting our families and navigating unwelcoming work environments. It's up to employers and individuals to take the road map outlined in the study to try and create a world where gender inequity is something of the past.

Millennial Women Are Actually Pretty Optimistic About Workplace Equality

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women

According to a new global poll, women under 35 are more positive about their career prospects than their predecessors.  The poll, conducted...

Want To Make America Great Again? Support Working Women.

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business

If Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and their fellow Republican presidential candidates truly want to make the United States “great again," there’s ...

Baby Steps to Balance: The Journey Towards a Better Life Begins With Your Very First Step

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 09.29.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

We've all been there. You reach that critical breaking point where chaos wins. You've got toothpaste on your suit jacket, your hair is rimmed with gray because you haven't had time to see your stylist in weeks.

Carly Fiorina Is Exceptional In This One Particular Way

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business

Say what you will about Carly Fiorina, but in at least one regard, the former CEO and current presidential candidate is exceptional: She’s one ...

A Working Mum's Daily Confession

Catriona Wallis | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

While my Italian husband is open-minded and adopts more of an "international" than "traditional Italian" mentality, there is an underlying belief in Latin culture that men should not be expected to help with family responsibilities -- even when both parents work. Last week my husband was called mammo (a vernacular expression for a dad doing a mum's job) by a work colleague.

Competition Killed My Business and I Loved It

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

A funny thing happened while I was on my way to success, I realized that no one would ever be able to do EXACTLY what I do and vice-versa. That idea was a game-changer. I no longer had to be afraid of anyone in my industry and in-fact, making them allies was going to grow my network a thousand fold now that I was clear on WHO I was in business.

Never Enough

Gina Baski | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women
Gina Baski

Cultural and social messaging constantly reinforce that no matter how hard women work, they will not achieve the same status in the workplace as their male counterparts. When we are passionate at work we are emotional, when we are assertive it is either "that time of the month" or we are just a ball buster.

White-Collar Women Don't Speak Up About Pregnancy Discrimination. Here's Why.

Tom Spiggle | Posted 09.07.2015 | Parents
Tom Spiggle

As someone who works everyday on pregnancy discrimination cases, I have seen time and again cases where white-collar workers are reticent to seek legal help or pursue civil cases, even in the face of blatantly illegal behavior.