Thinking Of Being Your Own Boss But Not Ready To Give Up Your Day Job?

By | 2017-06-22T15:33:19+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business, Women and Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have a passion and want to be your own boss? Not sure if you should give up your day job? There's a lot you can do to ease your way into your own business.

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Career or Baby: Choosing Between A Paycheck Or Newborn Care

By | 2017-04-21T18:30:04+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Parenting, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In today's America a new mother not only has to navigate lists of potential baby names, top-rated carseats and strollers, choose between bottle or breast, and make a place in her home for a new little person, but she needs to dig heavily into her finances to accomplish that. If her employer doesn't offer paid maternity leave, she must decide how long she can stay home with the baby, then how much childcare will cost when she returns.

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The Simple Joy of Single Tasking

By | 2017-03-08T11:38:52+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Wellness, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Multitasking is the “it girl” of the last several decades. Until now that is. People are embracing single-tasking to boost creativity, reduce stress, and be more efficient with their time.

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Veterans and Grit: The Key Ingredient for Success

By | 2016-11-22T11:07:40+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What character trait should a person have to be successful? Talent? Intelligence? Charisma? Not really. Those things may help, but increasingly, studies reveal grit is perhaps the most common characteristic of successful people.

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The Softer Side: The Wise Woman’s Quiet Assertion of Power

By | 2016-11-22T12:10:34+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I used to believe that in order to be seen as a leader, a woman must be bold and aggressive, always ready to get her point across. I was of the school of thought that said to assert her power, a woman leader must put on a tough exterior to show that she’s mastered the hard skills of business and strategy.

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Changing Zip Codes: What I Learned From Moving 10 Times in 7 Years

By | 2016-10-07T22:13:31+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Opinion, Parenting, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In seven years I've had ten addresses in seven states. I'm not a fugitive, I'm an Air Force veteran married to an Active Duty Air Force officer. I've had many blank moments at gas stations when prompted to enter my zip code, the numbers blending together on the most tiring of days. Yet, over all this time, with all these moves, I've learned a lot about myself and the world. I'd like to share a few of the lessons.

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Being a Woman in a Man’s World: Leadership Lessons During My Time as an Air Force Officer

By | 2016-10-03T11:15:54+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Opinion, Popular, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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A Woman’s Guide to Sticking to Her Freelance Guns

By | 2016-09-28T20:50:09+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Women and Business, Women and Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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Reproductive Benefits: Fertility And The Modern Career Woman

By | 2016-10-03T11:16:14+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Biology, Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Opinion, Parenting, Popular, Relationships, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories, Wellness, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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