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Articulating Your Vision as a Leader
Empowerment, Guest Posts, Women In Business
Articulating Your Vision as a Leader
14 July 2011

If you are at the very top of your company, if you are leading a team or unit inside a large organization, or even if you are leading a small group of individuals toward a destination, they all think you know where you are going. In that case, a visioning process is your way out. That is, you’ve got to give yourself permission to Dream Big. Read more…

What CEOs can Learn from Dancing with the Stars
Leadership, Tara Rethore, Women In Business
What CEOs can Learn from Dancing with the Stars
27 May 2011

So now you know: I watch Dancing with the Stars. And while I’m not obsessive, it’s fair to say that I’ve watched some part of every season since its debut in the summer of 2005. Now in its 12th season, Dancing with the Stars is a regular fixture in the TV lineup and among Twitter fans (#DWTS or @ABC_DWTS). Read more…

Standing Behind Your Staff
Leadership, Management, Melanie Spring
Standing Behind Your Staff
22 April 2011

Every entrepreneur dreams of the growth their business will take. You work alone in your bedroom for awhile, then start hiring people, get an office and everything goes smoothly. The company culture is fun and vibrant, you have the perfect staff that fits your overall vibe, your clients are incredible, nothing can go wrong… Read more…

6 Leadership Qualities that Set LivingSocial’s CEO Apart from the Rest
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Tara Rethore
6 Leadership Qualities that Set LivingSocial's CEO Apart from the Rest
21 April 2011

Entrepreneurs who make big, public splashes quickly, get press, attention, and accolades. Yet the reality of small business and entrepreneurship is that many of these ventures don’t yield splashy results. Most business owners we know experience more measured growth, with plenty of learning opportunities along the way. Read more…

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Communicating With A Pause To Enhance Leadership
Communication Skills, Guest Posts, Leadership
2 March 2010

Um, Er, What I Mean To Say Is… Another uh, challenge we have, you know, that is preventing, um, us from, like, getting to the point, um, are the words, you know, that clutter, you know, our language. When you hear your female leaders using these words in italics, how do you perceive them?  Knowledgeable, credible and confident probably don’t come to mind. Read more…

Award-Winning Shonali Burke Becomes New Editor for WomenGrowBusiness.com
Women In Business
Award-Winning Shonali Burke Becomes New Editor for WomenGrowBusiness.com
26 January 2010

With an incredible track record in the world of integrated communications – plus a great attitude to match – Shonali Burke knows how to grow business and strong partnerships. And from the start, she’s been a Women Grow Business guest blogger and enthusiast. She’s demonstrated leadership and impact through a range of business communities. Read more…

Deadline January 31st: Calling All Hot Mommas
Women In Business
Deadline January 31st: Calling All Hot Mommas
25 January 2010

Professor Kathy Korman Frey at the George Washington University School of Business has kicked off the 2009-2010 HotMommas Case Study Competition. It’s a unique project that takes the stories of the women and makes them teachable in a “case study” format, thus providing scalable, global access to role models and virtual mentors. Read this interview with Chief Hot Momma, Kathy Korman Frey, that we published a few months ago. Read more…

16 Characteristics of Greatness: An Entrepreneur Studies Don Yaeger
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marissa Levin
16 Characteristics of Greatness: An Entrepreneur Studies Don Yaeger
10 December 2009

Recently I was blessed with the opportunity to hear Don Yaeger speak. Don is a four-time New York Times best-selling author and Editor of Sports Illustrated. His professional and life experience really made an impression on me – in regard to personal and professional leadership. Read more…

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