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

Haydn Shaw | Posted 10.20.2014 | 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 10.20.2014 | 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 10.18.2014 | 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 10.18.2014 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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 10.12.2014 | 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 10.10.2014 | 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 10.11.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 10.08.2014 | 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 10.08.2014 | 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 10.07.2014 | 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 10.07.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 10.05.2014 | 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 10.04.2014 | 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.

Women in Business Q&A: Liz Kaplow, Founder and CEO of Kaplow Communications

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Liz is the founder and CEO of Kaplow Communications, a leading public relations and communications agency that connects brands and products with consumers and influencers through the art of storytelling.

Women in Business Q&A: Michelle Atkinson, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Energizer Household Products

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

'I came to Energizer fourteen years ago because of the brands. Energizer Household Products has two strong, global brands -- Energizer and Eveready -- which I am more enthusiastic about today than ever.'

Women in Business Q&A: Trisha Sweeney, EVP and CMO of Shoebuy.com

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Patrisha (Trisha) Sweeney is Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Shoebuy.com with over 20 years of extensive experience in merchandising and product development.

We Burn Brighter Together

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Sue Shanahan

"Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there." -- Eleanor Roosevelt I just returned from our annual ...

Women in Business Q&A: Kelly Kay, President and COO of YapStone

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kelly Kay serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for YapStone, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the company. Before joining YapStone, Kelly played key legal and government relations roles at PayPal, MasterCard, eBay, Banc One, and the Wikimedia Foundation.

Women in Business Q&A: Amber Wilcox and Stacy Rauen, Founder of Bump Water

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacy attended Northwestern University, where she obtained a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Journalism and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with h...

5 Lessons Learned Mentoring 300+ Student Entrepreneurs at European Innovation Academy

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

I just got back to The States after an amazing experience in the South of France mentoring at European Innovation Academy, a three week entrepreneursh...