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Honor Your Mother Through Women Thrive Worldwide

  One of my favorite nonprofit organizations, one that is incredibly close to my heart, is finding a new way to honor our mothers during this time leading up to Mother’s Day. Women Thrive Worldwide is an advocacy org...

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From Woman to Woman, the Avon CEO Handoff

When it comes to female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, firsts are an easy thing to come by. There’s no hiding that these women are pioneers. But what’s truly amazing is anytime something remarkable happens for femal...

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Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30 Every Day — And You Should Too

Sheryl Sandberg, famed Facebook COO, recently admitted in an interview that she leaves work at 5:30pm daily. And as revealing as this admission is, the shocking part is that she admits she has done this for her entire career, b...


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Killer Career Advice From Women Who Lead By Example

Last week, we brought you some of the best advice executives had ever been given – a quick glimpse into the “secret lives of CEOs.” Because really, who doesn’t want to hear more advice from truly powerfu...

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Kate Middleton’s First Speaking Engagement

Shakespeare wrote, “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” The same is true with power and status – some are born to it, some achi...

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Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?

There’s a movement in the world today that, truth be told, I’m not sure I’m OK with – size acceptance. There are plus size bloggers around the world preaching that we should all love our bodies as they a...


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Sara Blakely, Billionaire

She’s changed the way women think about clothes – “Do I need Spanx with this?” She’s changed the way many women feel about their bodies. And now, she’s broken the glass ceiling for billionair...

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By Invitation Only – Alexis Maybank & Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Game changer. There’s no other way to describe the impact Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson had on internet shopping when they launched Gilt Groupe in 2007. They changed the way women around the nation shop. Popu...

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Do You Make Other People Happy?

Wandering over to The Women on the Web, I was happy to find author Gretchen Rubin is contributing there. Rubin is the renowned author of “The Happiness Project”, and a foremost expert on happiness, specifically happ...


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Stereotyping Women in the Workplace

Have you ever been stereotyped at work? Maybe you have and don’t realize it. I know I personally have been a victim of the, “Such a woman, so emotional!” rant more than once. Whether you know it or not, someon...