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5 Reasons You Need Coaches at Work

Dianna Booher | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Dianna Booher

Life coaches and personal trainers seem to be the new status symbol these days. From corporate CEOs to the nineteen-year-old French student, everyone...

5 Insider Strategies On How To Grow Your Small Business In Government Contracting

Helen Callier | Posted 08.25.2014 | Small Business
Helen Callier

It is a must-go time for minority businesses to take calculated risks to expand their footprint through government contracting

Women in Business Q&A: Sandra Rowland, Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, HARMAN

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In June 2013, Sandra E. Rowland was named Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations. She leads the teams responsible for Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions and Investor Relations. Sandra joined HARMAN in October 2012.

Women in Business Q&A: Maura Tuohy, Social Media Director at Eleven

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Maura Tuohy is the Social Media Director at Eleven. She has launched clients like MasterCard, Nestle, Jack Daniels, Hyundai and Microsoft into social...

Women in Business Q&A: Jacinta McCann, ASLA Executive Vice President, AECOM

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jacinta leads the landscape architecture, masterplanning, urban design, and environmental planning practice within AECOM, a Fortune 500 global plannin...

10 Leadership Lessons from a Combat Logistician

Scott DiMarco | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Scott DiMarco

Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.

Women in Business Q&A: Lesley Cohn, Cohn Restaurant Group

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Over the past 32 years, David and Lesley Cohn have brought dining to a new level as the premier hospitality collective in San Diego.

How to Give Millennials the Feedback They Want (Without Adding Hours to Your Day)

Haydn Shaw | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Haydn Shaw

Millennials' expectations are different from the older generations'. Millennials grew up with highly involved parents coaching them, instant access online to grades, and thousands of texts with their friends.

How to Change Everything About Your Life in One Year

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

July 12, 2013 was the last day of my former life. The life where I was a managing partner and the director of events for a big, swanky, successful nightclub. The life where I was glued to my Blackberry and kept three pairs of high heels under my desk for easy access before meetings.

Women in Business Q&A: Rebecca Black, Director of Operations, Chronic Tacos

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.19.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Rebecca Black is currently the Director of Operations for Chronic Tacos, a growing fast casual franchised concept that delivers true Mexican flavor wi...

Women in Business Q&A: Shelly Fisher, President and CEO, Hope Paige Medical ID Marketplace

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shelly Fisher, a consummate entrepreneur, has over 25 years of business experience, having founded and operated two other companies before starting Ho...

Women in Business Q&A: Tai Lawrence President & Founder of Brock Beauty

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tai Lawrence and her husband, Brock Lawrence established Brock Beauty Inc. in 2004, when they spotted a gap in the hair and cosmetic industry. Under t...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Cicoletti, Founder of MakinSense Babe

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathryn Cicoletti is the founder of MakinSense Babe, a website with a goal of creating a new media property that plows through the news that impacts o...

From Cubicle to Classroom: Corporate Volunteerism in a Purpose Economy

Michele Kotler | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Michele Kotler

Companies that give their employees time to volunteer and bring greater meaning to their careers are doing it with purpose.

Women in Business Q&A: Sanden Andrews, Smoothie King franchisee

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Prior to becoming a Smoothie King franchisee in 2006, Sanden was an escrow officer in California. When the economy started to struggle, California was...

Coming to Terms About Mentorship

Vivy Chao | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Vivy Chao

Often times what is failed to mention about mentorship is that it is difficult to develop that relationship. That relationship is so difficult to develop because it can be seen as a one-way street.

Women in Business Q&A: Sue Sears is Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Suzanne (Sue) Sears is Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, where she is responsible for working with the global businesses to advance and embed the company's key diversity growth strategies and initiatives for business impact

Women in Business Q&A: Pam Murphy, COO at Infor

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Pam Murphy has been the Chief Operating Officer at Infor since October 2011. Prior to assuming that role, she served as Senior Vice President of Corpo...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathleen Griffith, Managing Director of Business Development, mcgarrybowen

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathleen Griffith spearheads the new business charge at creative 'Agency Of The Year' mcgarrybowen where she oversees the NY agency's account acquisi...

The Great Management Hoax -- 3 Reasons Why Managers Need Systems

Steve Caldwell | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business
Steve Caldwell

Time and time again, I talk with managers who are struggling and they don't know where to turn or who to ask for guidance. Here is what many of them tell me.

Women in Business Q&A: Gregg Renfrew, Founder of Beautycounter

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Gregg Renfrew launched Beautycounter in 2013, a B Corporation that's single-mindedly focused on creating transparency and safety in the personal care ...

8 Criteria for Personal Accountability

Dianna Booher | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Dianna Booher

In recent years, people have attempted to take responsibility for their personal development with performance tools and peer feedback systems. Some have been successful and made significant changes. Others, not so much.

Women in Business Q&A: Samira Far, Founder of Bellacures

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Samira Far, at the age of 22, after a short time at her promising corporate career as an auditor, realized she hated what she was doing and left her job in favor of starting her own business.

Women in Business Q&A: Tammy Bingham, Brain Balance

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tammy and Bo Bingham had spent four years and thousands and thousands of dollars trying to help their sons overcome various behavioral and social chal...

How Can Men Support Women in the Workplace? A Conversation on Male-Female Mentorship

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Sophie Sakellariadis

I agree that it's important to treat people equally and as individuals with unique needs and preferences.That said, it's also true that men and women tend to embody different behaviors in the workplace.