Will women entrepreneurs be an economic force to reckon with in 2017?

We looked at this article mainly because it highlights one major issue for women in corporate or in business as well as what’s happening and what are entrepreneurs current concerns, especially when women have to re-invent either their career or business in this new economy. Steep barriers and stereotypes still remain on both side (female and male)  and these barriers are not color or gender blind. Facilitating women advancement in their career or entrepreneurs getting equal funding, no matter their gender, color or any other stereotypes as well as calling out injustices are key. This article features a few companies including Pymetrics, a company that aims to play matchmaker for…

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Woman In The Workplace, Inequality At Work and how to be a successful woman: Changing your name could get you more success

Too often sexism and any other ‘isms’ are conducted in underhanded ways. Deceit, deceptive, dishonest or snide and more, are the ways prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination is conducted. After reading the following article, a friend of mine ran the same experiment at his multi-million dollars Ad Agency. His company is managed by an all female staff. He explains that this just happened because they are good at what they do. According to the article, men give more respect to other men in the corporate world and they do not take women as seriously. My friend couldn’t believe that statement could be true. ” I am a man running a multi-million dollars…

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7 Ways to Cure Your “Weakest Link” Tendencies: People Pleasing

  Are you training people to treat you badly? Been there! Done that! Many of my consulting clients are looking to up level their current skills to either negotiate higher pricing for their business or get a promotion at work. Either way, it’s all about getting more money for the services you provide! One of the most common tendencies stopping their success is people pleasing. People pleasers put the needs of others before their own all in an attempt to avoid rocking the boat. There is a sense that they are helping others, and it’s a good thing, right? Mirror, mirror who is the pleaser of them all? Do you…

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9 Smart and Quick Ways To Get the Recognition You Deserve.

Has this happened to you? You are working your tail off and never getting the recognition you deserve? Now, let’s try to fix this, shall we! Your employees need it because it is important. This actually may affect your bottom line in the long run. Recognition at work could be the icing on the cake your employees are looking for. Creating a culture of Recognition will help employee engagement, commitment to the company’s core value and a win for your clients as well. Happy employees make happy clients! According to Gallup Poll only one out of three employees receives recognition or praises. Some of your coworkers could feel too competitive…

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National Women’s History Month, Ann Taylor Video Celebrating Women

Hello co-contributors. You may like this interesting video that highlights the trials and tribulations of women for over 60 years. We love the depiction of women’s business and career journey as well as the message: “We couldn’t have done it without the women who came before us…that behind every great woman there is another and another…” This is a great message because too often we hear: “women do not support each other”. Can the world afford to wait as long as some estimates predict – another 170 years – for women to be valued and recognized for the work they do and who they are? Although we would have included…

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