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Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:05am | by jennaleesmith1

The convention: it’s a staple of the professional world. You’ve probably been to a few yourself and now, it’s your turn to help plan one. Whether you’ve joined the board of an existing convention or you’re starting up a new convention from scratch, one thing is for sure: you want the convention to go perfectly.

 

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:57am | by jennaleesmith1

Stormy Simon's rise through the ranks at Overstock.com seems like a corporate fairy tale in the making, but the no-nonsense president of the popular shopping site attributes her success to the 'school of hard knocks'. She grew up in the small town of Tooele, UT and bounced from one job to the next before joining the ranks at Overstock.com in the early 90s. Simon has been a leading business professional who has changed the world of online retailing through her personable approach and professional acumen.

Her-story, a History in the Making

 

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:13pm | by jennaleesmith1

Finding a style that works for you can be  a challenge. Despite what we would like to believe about ourselves others, we judge people, on some level, by their appearance. In the professional world, the way that we present ourselves can make or break our success. It's about confidence, grooming, class, and fashion.

Gone are the days when a blue suit and white blouse were the uniform that successful women should wear. Now we can choose clothing and accessories that aren’t generic. But, as with everything else, it’s a balancing act.. Just follow a few simple tips.

 

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 11:04am | by jennaleesmith1

Women have certainly come a long way in the workforce; but, unfortunately, we face many stumbling blocks that men are less likely to encounter. That means it may be more difficult for us to advance our careers in a way we would ideally like. But, challenging does not mean impossible. Here are a few of the common obstacles standing in the way of many women, and how to overcome them.

 

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:17pm | by jennaleesmith1

You’re a small business owner, and you want to abandon the shackles of a certain location.

But you have limited capital and resources, and you can’t just open an overseas office when you need to tap into a new market.

Not expanding your operations isn’t an option, either – you want to reach new customers, and you need to do it before your competitors.

Luckily, you can achieve this by recruiting individuals operating out of their homes, spaces and hubs, in any desired market/location.

 
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