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What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

Yunha Kim | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology
Yunha Kim

If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of t...

9 CEOs With The Worst Reputations

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre and Vince Calio | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

A good manager understands the contribution of his or her employees. In return, managers often receive the respect of their workers. And indeed, more ...

Anne Sweeney Quits Powerhouse Job to Do What? Nah!

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Media
Sonya Hamlin

The choices aren't always forthcoming. But here is a woman who made it possible, whose responsibilities , whatever they are, will clearly all be met and taken care of if she decides to find out something else about herself.

What It Means to Be a Leader, 11 Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Maria Rodale

Today I'm going to share 11 leadership tips I've come upon the hard way -- because there's only one way to leadership, and that's the hard way.

Kids at Work? Why It Works and Helps Women (and Men!) Succeed

Sabrina Parsons | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Sabrina Parsons

All parents are parents first and I think it is ridiculous for any employer to ever think or demand otherwise. If we create situations where parents know they are allowed to openly and publicly be parents first, then we help change the paradigm and help make the work/life balance easier for everyone.

Should CEOs Be Hot (and Should We Even Care)?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Deborah Sweeney

If we focus solely on Mayer's, or any other CEO's, beauty, does that take away from their otherwise commendable accomplishments? Are we simply pointing out what society has long drilled into our mindsets -- that life is easier when you're attractive -- or are we adding the issues of sexism as it affects the perceptions of women in business?

Think We're Alone Now? The Path of a Female CEO

Betty Liu | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

Wednesday marked the first day of work for Mary Barra, the newly-appointed CEO of General Motors. As she sits down for the first time in the corner office, she'll have made history as the first female chief executive of an American automaker and now, only the 23rd woman currently running a Fortune 500 company.

U.S. Auto Industry's First Female CEO Prepares To Lead

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — When Mary Barra was born in 1962, General Motors was selling half the cars on U.S. roads. In her booming middle-class suburb north o...

Is Competition or Collaboration the Key to Success On and Off the Court?

Leslie Grossman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Leslie Grossman

Collaboration is often missing from the workplace, particularly between the genders. At least that's the complaint of many women in many industries.

Launching an Enterprise: Is there an app for that? My tech product pre-launch To Do list

Nicole Valentine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Valentine

I'm building an app that is going to change the world for small businesses. And I'm planning to launch it in the New Year. There's so much to get right - the product, the design, the user experience, the marketing message, the roll out and the business model.

Black Woman Named CEO Of Major Philanthropic Foundation

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

A black woman has just been named as president and CEO of one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. According to a press ...

Happy Bosses Day: All 300 of You!

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

A boss is also someone who gives orders in a domineering manner. Do bosses really do that? I can't imagine myself giving orders that way and luckily none of my 300 bosses do that to me.

How Millennial Women Really Feel About 'Having it All'

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Why doesn't anyone ask men if they can "have it all?" Is the "all" of the older generation even relevant to millennials?

Why Are LinkedIn's 'Influencers' Mostly Men?

Daniel Vahab | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Daniel Vahab

Amanda is a professional women who owns her own digital marketing company, ABM, so you would think Linkedin would have at least a few female role models in her industry worth recommending. Could it be that LinkedIn's algorithm is off?

How I Went From Waitress To CEO By 32

Posted 08.23.2013 | Women

We know that there are many successful women who started their careers as assistants -- what about those who started off as waitresses? Kat Cole, C...

Ladies, Let's Aim for the Top of the Podium

Julie Foucher | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Julie Foucher

Ladies, whether it's looking toward the top of the podium at the CrossFit Games, a stellar exam score, a career change, or a job promotion, let's set our goals high this year and refuse to allow a lack of belief in ourselves to hold us back. Who's with me?

CEO Series: Jacqueline Corbelli -- A Woman in the Mad Men Business

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 10.17.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Given that Corbelli had this vision more than 10 years ago, it's difficult not to become inspired by her success. I asked her if she had any words of wisdom for younger women in business. Not surprisingly, she had several nuggets.

How This Woman Makes It In A 'Man's World'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Women

Given the number of recent discussions about women's representation in gaming, we're pretty excited about one woman who is a major player in the indus...

Jillian Berman

Xerox CEO On Women Leaders: 'There's A Tidal Wave Coming' | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Xerox CEO Ursula Burns is one of the few women at the top of Corporate America, but she has some good news for others looking to get there...

Ladies: Where Are You?

Amy S. Chen | Posted 08.12.2013 | Technology
Amy S. Chen

Too often do I sigh when looking at the CEOs of top companies like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google. Granted, the male leaders of these companies have greatly reduced the stigma against nerds in general. However, I cannot help but ask, "Ladies! Where you at?"

Donna Rockwell, PsyD: Living a Successful Life: Lessons From My Father

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

My father may not have fully appreciated my personhood or agreed with my worldview, but in his own way, he gave me a priceless gift.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: The Limits Of 'Leaning In' | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

As women across the country form "Lean In" circles and others poke holes in the messages of Sheryl Sandberg's book of the same name, the fact remains ...

New Study On Why Women Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Men and women who work the same job actually get paid about the same when they are starting out in their careers, according to a study released Thursd...

Why the VC World feels Like One Big Boys Club

Jules Pieri | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business
Jules Pieri

While the entrepreneurs I meet are vibrant, open-minded and diverse, it often feels like a 1969 office scene when you visit venture capitalists in their native environment. The workforce looks like the cast from Mad Men, diversity-wise.