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  • Women in Leadership Roles: Breaking the Glass Ceiling for Good

    There are more women in the workplace than ever, and that means more women will compete for executive and managerial leadership roles along with their male counterparts.  Although women are finding it easier to open more doors, once they get there, it can be confusing and difficult to figure...

  • Staying ahead in business: A look at the latest fashion trends for women in business

    How you present yourself and what you choose to wear says a lot about you as a woman in business and also makes a statement about the business you run.

    Women who present themselves well from a sartorial elegance point of view will often enjoy that extra edge in business,...

  • Tips for Improving Gender Diversity in the Workplace

    Due to the economic challenges in the workplace, sometimes we're so focused on what needs to be improved, that we don't take a moment or two to acknowledge some of the progress that has already (and is consistently) taking place.

    Take workplace diversity, for example. Studies reflect...

  • Pin It to Win It

    Social media newcomer Pinterest has stolen the spotlight when it comes to online marketing. One early 2012 report from Shareaholic indicated that Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, LinkedIn and...

  • What to do when Business Finance is tight?

     

    Is it wrong of us women to expect the same as men when it comes to business: same rights, same pay and same respect? Well of course it isn’t. But the problem is that we are still waiting for society to catch up with modern day women. Those CEO’s and directors of major companies are...

  • Writing, Women, and Balance

     

    Writing, Women, and Balance

    Balance is something we all strive for. Balance between our work life and our free time, balance between family and friends, or just balance within ourselves. Emotional balance...

  • Great Holiday Gifts for Successful Women

    The holidays draw ever nearer, and as the big day approaches, mind racing, you think back to last year and how successful you were with your gift giving.  You’ve got a wonderful, successful woman on your hands, and she deserves the best.  Feverishly, you remember how everything was...

  • Women in Business

    Women are leading men when it comes to enrolling in college. The gender gap in higher education flipped a few years ago. As of 2010, 57% of college students are female, while just 43% are male. This new...

  • 4 Tips for Women who Desire a Leadership Role in the Workplace

    Several studies have shown that, for whatever reason, there are not as many women assuming leadership roles in the workforce. There are many possible explanations for this gap between men and women in positions of authority, but nothing is conclusive. What is sure is that women must employ a...

  • How to Command Respect

    We all know people that we would describe as natural leaders. These people don’t even have to speak, yet they still command our attention. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to be born a leader and not all of us naturally exude confidence and authority. Is there any hope for us then?...

  • Recruiting the Best and Brightest Women for Your Organization

    These days there are more women than men entering colleges and universities, which means that businesses that want to move into the future need to start thinking about how they can recruit these qualified candidates.  In addition to filling a quota in the diversity roster of any company,...

  • Best Careers for Women in Math and Science

    Women seeking jobs in math and science are finding high success rates for specialty occupations requiring technical and analytical skills. The fields of math and science are attracting more women each year as the number of female candidates applying for careers in these areas increases. The...

  • Joining Clubs for Career Women: A Great Way to Network

    Have you ever noticed that as an adult you have a much harder time meeting new people (especially other women)?  For one thing, you simply aren’t exposed to as many new people in your daily life as you were during your school days.  But even beyond that, women sometimes have a hard...

  • Workplace Equality: Laws Women Should Know About

    We all know that America is a land of freedom in which all people are guaranteed equality, regardless of gender, race, religion, and so on.  But while this ideal permeates our society, it’s not always so easy to live up to.  People have their own personal prejudices, and often, they act on...

  • 5 Empowering Movies for Women

    It’s not easy to find strong female role models on the silver screen.  For time immemorial, women have been portrayed as one stereotype or another (the damsel in distress, the femme fatale, the bookish librarian, and so on).  It’s rare to find a movie that features a woman who is not only...

  • 7 simple suggestions to 'green up' your wedding day, a real story from an Ann Arbor couple

    Did you know that an Ann Arbor couple 'greened' up their wedding and you simply could do it too?
     
    It was in August 2010, the Ann Arbor couple (Engel and Dyer) were married in a "green" outdoor wedding ceremony and reception near the Huron River fit to pay homage to their shared...

  • Twenty Ways to Integrate Diversity into your Company Culture

     

    Are you having people-related issues in your workplace? Do you know if you're having issues or not?

    If you are in a position to make policy: find out the issues and their underlying causes, and create more inclusive policies and procedures. Are there...

  • Staying Comfortable? Not if you want to achieve your dreams!!!!

    No one ever achieved greatness by staying comfortable. We all have a comfort zone we love being in. It's nice and safe and we reign supreme. The only problem with it is that to grow and learn and achieve our potential and all that we can become, we have to step outside that...

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