As we wrestle with life’s challenges, gain new awareness, and learn more about ourselves, words can take on new, deeper meanings. Words like forgiveness, love, boundaries, and joy, become attached to personal experiences that make them rich and meaningful. Mary Cox Garner, author of The Hidden Souls of Words: Keys to Transformation Through the […]
In Phil Simon’s excellent new book, The Age of the Platform, he writes about how platforms have become more important than ever. He focuses on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google–aka, the Gang of Four. Beyond those ever-present companies, he discusses emerging platforms like WordPress and Twitter. At TorranceLearning, the elearning company I run, we leverage […]
“Women are taking over the workforce. Soon they’ll just start getting rid of the men,” says a character on ABC’s new sitcom, “Work It.” Obviously the writers and powers that be at ABC failed to check the facts before creating a comedy based on the mythological “mancession” that simply does not exist. A recent national […]
*This is a guest post by bestselling author and woman extraordinaire, Dr. Lois Frankel* As an entrepreneur who has operated her own business for over two decades, I’ve made – and learned from – my fair share of mistakes. The traits needed to start a business, aren’t the same ones needed to maintain and grow […]
Cocktail Party Economics is an entertaining book that tells you everything you need to know about markets but were afraid to ask –a must-have to “wow” people at that upcoming cocktail party. Today, co-author Eveline Adomait gives us some tips for navigating a cocktail party with ease. It seems to me that attendance at cocktail […]
Hillary Clinton disappeared from one of the most historic scenes in recent American history and most people would not know it happened. Editors of the Hasidic weekly Der Tzitung photoshopped the US Secretary of State and another woman out of the scene in which Mrs. Clinton, seated near President Obama, was watching the progress of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden.
Looking for work/life balance? Aren’t we all? Below are three phenomenal female engineers (and moms!) on the Chevrolet Volt team who are creating a work/life balance that works! These ladies not only play a pivotal role on the innovative new electric plug-in vehicle, but they also play an integral role in their home-life. So, we asked them: How do you balance work/life?
Joining She Takes on the World is Nicole Williams, author of the book ‘Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success.’ Nicole is also founder of The Works, which appeared alongside She Takes on the World on Forbes’ Top 100 Websites for Women. Nicole has been featured in Elle Magazine, Cosmopolitan, […]
Image courtesy of Shutterstock With so many resources to grow personal and professional networks, just having multiple connections is no longer enough. So how can you become noticeable and notable to your networks? Join an industry organization Part of a formal organization, like the American Marketing Association or Society of Human Resources? Consider participating in your local chapter. If you attend consistently, others will begin […]
Image courtesy of Shutterstock Back in March I wrote a post that was pretty popular on Forbes Work in Progress blog called How to Catch a Time Thief and Get More Done. The essence of this post, as you can imagine was how to reclaim your time, and more importantly put it to better use. […]