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Refresh Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The French call it "la rentrée" -- when the summer holidays are over and it's to return to your regular life, refreshed and reinvigorated. It's also a good time to refresh and reinvigorate your career.

Sponsors, Mentors and Women Expats' Success

Yelena Parker | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Yelena Parker

Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.

Tobago, Jazz and John Legend

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

What a whirlwind! The Tobago Jazz Experience has celebrated "its biggest festival" to date, according to Tobago's Tourism Board's Events Coordinator John Arnold.

Mentors and Sponsors: Why We Need Both

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.18.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

Mentorship and sponsorship are key aspects of workplace advancement. Many people advocate for women to seek out mentorship and sponsorship opportunities, especially earlier in their careers.

Elevate Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.10.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Career elevation is not a secret formula, but simply a way for women to leverage their relationships and their expertise to serve as equalizers in the career world.

Sylvia Ann Hewlett: The Sponsorship Secret

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

There's a reason that the face of the conventional model of business success is still a white man. It's not that white men boast better leadership skills or management savvy or customer smarts. It's that they have better connections. In a word, they have sponsors.

Double Dipping, Deadlines and Discrimination: Fear and Loathing on the Way to the Closing Table

Ron Gitter | Posted 07.08.2013 | New York
Ron Gitter

Without question, a revitalized real estate economy greatly benefits New York. As we have learned all too often, however, a frothy market can produce disastrous results and unintended consequences when buyers have more money than sense.

Why Sheryl Sandberg Can't Help Me

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Dr. Cindy Haines

Seeing high-profile businesswomen under fire for something that wouldn't even rise to radar for men is very stressful to me. Like Gwen Stefani sings in "Just a Girl": "I'm just a girl, my apologies. What I've become is so burdensome."

This Just In: Virtual Apartments Are Back!

Ron Gitter | Posted 05.15.2013 | New York
Ron Gitter

Low inventory, low interest rates, pent-up demand and an improving economy are causing an outbreak of buyer irrationality and the emergence of the real estate tipping point.

WATCH: Olympic Brands Race To Have Their Ads Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business

On your mark ... get set ... go... viral! That's the concept behind a new cartoon Brand Tracker from Unruly Media that shows Olympic sponsors racin...

Sponsorship Matters

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Recently I had the honor of doing a global webcast for The Conference Board on the topic of sponsorship. Apparently it was one of the more well attend...

Banking on the Underdog

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

With just over three months to the Summer Olympics in London, many people are picking their favorites to win bronze, silver and gold. As I recall my own experiences leading into my second Olympic games, I've learned not to count out the media's underdogs.

How to Honor Rush Limbaugh on International Women's Day (VIDEO)

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Co-Authored by Jesse Lava As of this writing, 49 sponsors have pulled out of The Rush Limbaugh Show after his repeated demeaning remarks about George...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Why You Need A Mentor At Work -- And How To Find One

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women

During her first job out of college, Ally Sperber never went in search of a mentor. Instead, Mary Ellen, one of the managing partners in the financial...

Repairing New Construction: Five Fixes for Sponsor Deals

Ron Gitter | Posted 06.20.2011 | New York
Ron Gitter

Developers are dusting off their promotional materials and contracts are getting signed. But sponsor transactions are in need of a serious spring cleaning.

Only a Pawn in Their Game

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Spare me the shock. Violent talk inspires murderous rage. Tormented souls are precisely why such incendiary talk is so dangerous. And spare me the s...

A Toolkit for Purchasing From a Sponsor

Ron Gitter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ron Gitter

With all the unsold condo units out there (which those in the trade like to call "shadow inventory"), there are great deals to be made when purchasing a newly constructed apartment.

MIA: Women Chefs in New York Post

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beverly Wettenstein

It's disconcerting to continually read articles omitting women. Barriers to advancement persist in the professional kitchen and media coverage.

Detroit Mother of 8 Hopes For Self-Sufficiency, 'Decent' Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Brianna Washington is a 30-year-old single mother of eight from Detroit who simply wants to be able to provide for her children and to be self-suffici...

Why Firing Phelps Might Cost Kellogg's More Customers

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cenk Uygur

This firing is political. Kellogg is choosing sides with the minority of the country that cares about so-called moral improprieties like this. As a business, is that the side it wants to be on?

Obama Field

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

How can Citi lay off tens of thousands of its loyal workers and still fork over four hundred million dollars over twenty years to see its name up in lights in Queens? The "pundocracy," of course, is in an uproar.

Meet Your Debate Sponsors: Part 2

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

AT&T makes a triumphant return in this second installment of the presidential debates. While Wachovia is out of the mix tonight, the financial industry will be well-represented tonight by three banks.