As we celebrate Independence Day, we see that fireworks can last one night—or a long weekend– but financial independence can last a lifetime. For millions of women, financial independence is hard-won and deserves its own celebration. And a sigh of relief. Many financial and inve
Elizabeth Holmes’ fall from grace has a been a very fast and public one. The CEO of Theranos, Inc. was banned recently by U.S. regulators from “owning or operating laboratories for two years, a devastating blow for the blood-testing startup that’s come under scrutiny for risking
Goals can backfire on you if you set them too high early on in your career. Disappointment in not reaching them as planned can cause inertia. A better approach may be to adjust your time frame and expectations as needed. As a highly ambitious journalist fresh out of graduate school at
We were born for reinvention—to remake our lives, to bring back and revive our true purpose and potential. We are here to be changed and to make change, not remain static. The path to reinvention can take many forms—from listening to an inner voice, to recognizing an unexpected oppor
People have often asked me what “career path” I took to becoming a management consultant to social justice organizations. Sometimes I give them my revisionist history, which makes it seem as though I consciously chose all my earlier jobs as building blocks toward this career. But more
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