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Women in Business Q&A: Michelle McComb, CFO at Datto Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Michelle McComb is the Chief Financial Officer for Datto, Inc., a global, award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and business continu...

Women in Business Q&A: Dr Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dr. Marsha Firestone is the Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO), which began in 1997 as a peer advisory organization for...

Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Martin-Louro, Brand Experience Manager and Cultural Engineer, Dell

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Previously at MTV, she now serves in a curiously titled role at Dell: Brand Experience Marketing Manager and Cultural Engineer -- a truly unique position that allows her to bring her creative and unconventional methods to an otherwise corporate atmosphere.

Women in Business Q&A: DeAnne Aguirre, Senior Partner at Strategy&

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

DeAnne Aguirre is a senior partner with Strategy& based in San Francisco. She is the co leader of the global Katzenbach Center and an expert in cultur...

Women in Business Q&A: Heather Pierce, Owner of Raya Hanon

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Raya Hanon LLC was born from the imagination of designer, Heather Pierce, who spent the majority of her life wandering from place to place. Eager to f...

A Deadline Is a Beautiful Thing

Ilene Fischer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Small Business
Ilene Fischer

It is true that tight schedules can result in team members cutting corners to meet deadlines. But oftentimes, you find that those corners should be cut.

Women in Business Q&A: Natalie Ehrlich, Oxi Fresh Franchise Owner

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

When Natalie isn't running her seven franchises in Arizona, she's running marathons all around the world.

Women in Business: Q&A with Aimee Gilbreath, Executive Director of Found Animals

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Aimee Gilbreath is the Executive Director of Found Animals, a non-profit organization dedicated to animal welfare issues and reducing euthanasia in sh...

How You Can Become a Better Mentor

Jose Costa | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

Mentoring is not always about moving up in your particular field -- it can be about learning key leadership skills that go beyond your career.

Women in Business: Q&A with Gina Bianchini, CEO and Co-Founder of Mightybell

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Gina Bianchini is an expert in creating smarter social networks online and in the real world. She is the founder and CEO of Mightybell where you can c...

Get in Touch With Your Inner Bossiness

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Recently, Sheryl Sandberg launched the "Ban Bossy" campaign to help girls and women develop their leadership skills by ridding themselves of the B-word mental shackles.

Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace--a New York City-based nonprofit incubator providing early-phase organizati...

Women in Business: Q&A with Kim Reed Perell, CEO of Adconion Direct

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kim Reed Perell is a dynamic and highly successful Internet entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience serving as a CEO within the digital media and technology industry.

Women in Business: Q&A with Deborah DiSanzo, CEO of Philips Healthcare

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

DiSanzo was appointed to her current position in May 2012, and has since led the Philips' Healthcare sector with invaluable leadership, business acume...

5 Ways for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Back on the Career Track

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Parents
Carlota Zimmerman

Here's five ideas for stay-at-home moms and dads who want to keep their professional options vibrant.

Do You Have Too Many Meetings?

Charlie Kim | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Charlie Kim

Most people would answer a definitive YES to this question. In fact, dig deeper and people are often slaves to their calendar, as if it has a life...

Women in Business: Q&A with Selina Tobaccowala, President and CTO of SurveyMonkey

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Selina joined SurveyMonkey in October 2009. Previously Selina was Senior Vice President of Product and Technology at Ticketmaster's Europe division, w...

Women in Business: Q&A with Noemi Grupenmager, Founder of Uni K Wax

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In 1993, Noemi Grupenmager envisioned a specialized hair removal center that offered waxing for both men and women, which would raise industry and mar...

What Plagues Women Bosses?

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

Why is it that so many women in the workforce seem to be looking for the mentor, to guide their career into the upper echelons? Does this reflect the fantasy that mom will come to the rescue?

Women in Business: Q&A with Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, Founders of Roominate

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen are inspiring the next generation of women into STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math fields) by creating han...

Women in Business: Q&A with Rissy Sutherland, COO Honest-1 Auto Care

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Rissy brings a wealth of automotive industry experience to her role as Chief Operating Officer at Honest-1 Auto Care, a position she has held since Ap...

Women in Business: Q&A with Taffy Miltz, President of FlipFlop Dogs

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Raising their daughters, Jack and Taffy Miltz always had a house full of animals including dogs, cats, bunnies, horses, frogs, mice and the occasional...

Women in Business: Q&A with Johnette van Eeden, CEO, Star Wellness

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Johnette van Eeden is CEO of Star Wellness, a company she founded in 2003. Today, Star Wellness is a recognized leader in onsite medical screening a...

Mentoring: The Hindu-American Community's Great Seva

Murali Balaji | Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion
Murali Balaji

Mentoring is probably one of the most individually fulfilling activities I experienced, but only in recent years have I truly appreciated how intrinsic the concept has been to Hinduism.

The Mentoring Effect: How the President's Brother's Keeper Initiative Taps This Critical Asset

David Johns | Posted 03.13.2014 | Education
David Johns

At-risk young adults who had a mentor were 78 percent more likely to volunteer regularly, and nine out of 10 of them want to give back by becoming a mentor.