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

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Opinion, Popular, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

tishomir / Shutterstock.com From a young age my mother always compared me to my older brother. Our grades, our abilities, even our actions were all fair game for comparison to the other. Many psychologists may cringe at this parenting tactic, but in my mother's defense I grew up strong, independent, and believing [...]

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A Woman’s Guide to Sticking to Her Freelance Guns

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Women and Business, Women and Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I’ve Paid My Dues, Now Pay Me What I’m Worth Prospect: “I love your portfolio. What’s your rate?” Freelancer: “My retainer rate is $2000 per month.” Prospect: “How about we make it $1200 and call it even?” Freelancer: “Okay.” Huh? Does it surprise you that female freelancers often accept lower rates than their male [...]

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Reproductive Benefits: Fertility And The Modern Career Woman

By | 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: , , , , , , , , , , |

She was slightly built and adorable at forty-two years old. Catie was a friend of a friend invited to the springtime beach party. We chatted about her career as a medical device salesperson who recently returned from living in China. Somehow we began to talk about me being a step-parent, and about her dating [...]

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How The Laser Scope Of Mindfulness Brings Efficiency And Peace

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Popular, Women and Business, Women and Small Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In my creative phase, I am a wonder to behold. A whirlwind of activity, my brain whizzes from one project to the next, coming up with solutions, insights and next steps, always way too quickly for me to keep up.

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Frustrations of the Travelling (Female) Executive

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Fashion, Travel, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Of the numerous frustrations of the travelling (female) exec, this one chafes me the most. You know, despite the current worldwide debate swirling around gender inequality in the workplace, no matter how much progress we make in this regard, and no matter how much of a feminist professional you are, there is one playing field in business which is not, nor ever will be, even.

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Run Yourself Like A Business: 3 Must-Have Productivity Apps

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Computers, Featured Author, Internet, Science & Technology, Technology, Top Stories, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Run Yourself like a Business – 3 Apps You Wish You Knew about Ages Ago Everyone thinks about productivity. How do I squeeze more effective time out of each precious second – not for the boss, but for myself? How do I keep myself on track while wearing many hats, moving all the various [...]

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