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The Value of an MBA for Women

Big thanks to Forte Foundation for this incredible infographic. Here’s the info from Forte: Forté Foundation, with How to MBA and UNC Kenan-Flagler, have examined how getting an MBA can dramatically impact women’s pay ...

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What Do You Have in Common with “Dorothy” from the Wizard of Oz?

  Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.  She’s probably not the first person to come to mind if I asked you to name a female leader. Yet, think about it: Dorothy was a true leader. She identified the tasks at hand, formula...

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Micromanaging: The Secret to Getting Employees to Love You More

    In 2012, 75% of my clients said they called me for career coaching when they could no longer take micromanagement. Some felt like children, others like puppets. All said succumbing to a boss who is constantly chec...


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Why “Good Enough” is Never Enough. Or Is It?

There is a movement happening in American businesses today. It’s called “good enough.” Over the last few years we’ve seen books like Good Enough Mother, Good Enough is the New Perfect, The Case for Settl...

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Get the Series: The Facets of Fear

In January, we welcomed Career Girl’s newest writer, consultant extraordinaire Kristi Royse, and over the last two weeks, you’ve probably seen a number of her incredible articles about fear. Kristi’s series on...

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Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

Our friends over at OnlineMBA recently sent us this incredible video. It’s worth the 2 minutes it takes to watch. Why? Here’s why: Recent research from the Harvard Business Review and others suggests something that ...


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From Fear To Faith

This is the fifth, and final, in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Stepping O...

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Fear Of Failure

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Here, we talk about f...

Fear of Commitment

Fear Of Commitment

This is the third in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Here, we talk about fe...


Fear of Conflict

Fear Of Conflict

This is the second in a series (click here to view the first) of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear in...