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  • The Best Jobs for Women Who Enjoy Traveling

    So you love to travel and you take every possible opportunity to get out and see the world. It's a great priority to have, as travel constantly exposes you to new experiences and invigorates your perspective. But there are only so many international vacations you can afford to make. So what...

  • How Businesses Can Improve the Efficiency of Their Service Management Teams

    If you are fortunate enough to be a part of a service management team, then you know that it's a position that is filled with a lot of room for growth and also a high demand for great service. As a form of open-source management, you are working daily to come up with various methods and...

  • The benefits of email marketing for businesses

    Email marketing can help business gain new customers and keep the old ones.  I have been a direct marketer for a good part of my career working in both B2B and B2C markets and have found email marketing to be one of the most effective avenues for driving sales.

    The benefits of...

  • Top 5 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Company

    If you've grown your business into a financial success and are ready to slow down and reap the benefits of all those years of work, you may be considering selling your company. It's a great position to be in, but you certainly shouldn't enter the process blind. You've reached this point by...

  • Appropriate Attire for the Office – What Not to Wear

    by Jenna Ghosheh

    I have worked with many women across all industries, and there are some basic fundamentals of office attire that women frequently have questions about. Here are 5 basic tips of what not to wear to the office.

    Keep in mind that you should dress for the...

  • Top 5 Ways to Repair Your Reputation Online

    In some cases a bad reputation is deserved. Perhaps in the course of doing business you made a poor decision or had a major flub. Hey, we're only human; these things can happen no matter how professional you try to be. It may be the result of a misunderstanding or poor communication, or maybe...

  • How secure are your online passwords?

    The hacking of over 6 million passwords from LinkedIn should have all of us worried. I checked my LinkedIn password using a free tool from LastPass.  And yes it was hacked and published. Security experts are advising everyone to change...

  • Declutter your to-do list and become more productive

    Sometimes you just have to admit you can’t do it all.  It happens especially when our to-do list creeps onto a second page and continually nags us about all the undone things in our lives. 

    The outcome:  we can feel paralyzed; nothing gets done. 

    The first step is to focus on...

  • The Most Common Accounting Mistakes Made by Independent Contractors

    The wonderful thing about working for yourself is that you get to be the boss. You don't have to deal with nosy supervisors constantly looking over your shoulder and micromanaging, you can set your own schedule, manage your workflow, and take vacations whenever you choose, and in some cases,...

  • How to get yourself to the top of the list on your next job search

    If it’s time find a new job, the age of the internet has made it a lot easier.  But that doesn’t mean you can just jump into your job search without laying the proper foundation.

    First, even before you update your resume, do a self-audit.  Here’s where you will list all the plusses...

  • How Small Businesses Can Utilize Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding

    Never before have the resources been available to start your own business, or to expand your business, as they are today. With the Internet, we have the ability to connect with people from all over the world with the click of a single button. This new frontier opens a world of possibilities...

  • Using project management to achieve your goals

    Starting a new project can be daunting but using project management tools to plan, organize, manage and lead a project can help you meet your goals.

    At its heart, project management uses many of the same techniques we use in everyday life when wrestling with a knotty problem. We...

  • 5 Common Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    At one point or another, we all have considered making some sort of investment. Correction: At some point in our lives, all of us_ do_ make investments, whether it's of our time, our efforts or our resources. The thing is, when it comes to making a wise one, we must get all of the information...

  • The pitfalls of seeking revenge

    We’ve all experienced that desire to get even with someone who’s hurt us or treated us badly.  But I’m mindful of an old Chinese proverb:            

                    "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."

    The message:  revenge—getting even—may hurt the...

  • What You Should Know Before Starting a Career in Education

    It used to be the case that obtaining an education was considered a privilege, something that only the wealthy elite could aspire to. It has only been within the last century that the public masses have benefited from ongoing education. And because public education falls under the purview of...

  • Top 5 Life and Time Management Tips for Busy Women

    As women we tend to believe that we can have it all; kids, career, a beautiful house, healthy and fulfilling relationships, and a perfect life all around. Right? Unfortunately, it rarely works out that way. No matter how good your intentions are, there simply aren't enough hours (or energy...

  • Productive Things to Do During Your Daily Commute

    There's no shortage of tasks to be completed in a given day, at least not for most working adults. So when you have to spend hours each week cursing your way through morning and evening commutes, it's only reasonable that you would become frustrated. Not only do you have to deal with the...

  • How to Stay Focused at Work When You Are Going Through a Divorce

    One of the absolute hardest things for anyone to go through is heartbreak, and if it's by way of a divorce, that makes it just that much more difficult.

    One day, you're standing before a minister (or a judge) to pledge your undying love to your spouse and then months or years later,...

  • Know Your Rights: Breast Cancer and the Workplace

    So, you've recently found out that you have breast cancer and, as if you don't already have a ton that's on your mind and plate, you've still got to muster up the energy (and sometimes even the motivation) to go to work every day and deal with the demands that are there. You don't want to be...

  • Five Tips for Taking Care of your Health

    Women approaching middle age have challenges in terms of staying fit, strong, and healthy, taking care of nutrition, and having a wellness-focused lifestyle. Common stressors at this age (35 to 55) include family issues (caring for children and/or...

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