When Rebecca Stavick moved from a very small town in South Dakota to Omaha in 2010, she didn’t know a soul. She also didn’t have a job, but Stavick did have a bachelor’s degree in history and was working on her masters in library and information science virtually from San Jose State.
The Oscar nominations for actresses in a leading role this year present a precarious view of women in power, women blocked from power and women ignoring their own power. Regardless of who wins the coveted statue, the characters deftly portrayed offer lessons in leadership—what to do,
Her 1995 high school graduating class of 64 students in a small Southern New Jersey town and her close friendships in her Villanova University sorority may have led the way for Kristy Wallace to become CEO of Ellevate Network, a leading women’s business networking initiative with 150,
Author, psychologist, entrepreneur, broadcaster and founder of the non-profit, Women Connect4Good, Inc., Nancy D. O’Reilly knows we not only get by with a little help from our friends, but we thrive with the help of women all around us. In her new book, In This Together: How Successfu
Michelle Boggs is onto not just her second career, but her fourth or fifth if you count them all. The Texas native who splits her time between Old Alexandria, Virginia and the Dallas area, is now Director of Franchising of MUTTS Canine Cantina, and is franchising the concept with big
Whoever came up with the put-down, “You’re married to your job,” clearly was deriding the lack of work/life balance. It’s not a compliment. Having no personal life to enjoy, distract or fulfill you outside of your profession is not the goal. But you can love what you do, even if
In her new book, Backroads Boss Lady: Happiness Ain’t a Side Hustle- Straight Talk On Creating The Life Your Deserve, Jessi Roberts, founder of Cheekys, a clothing and accessories brand with $6 million a year that she launched in a small Idaho store, tells it like it is. “Success isn’
Jas Boothe says she owes her winning attitude of bravery and strength to the military. And her mission to help female veterans was born of her own experience. A veteran with more than 17 years of service, Boothe is founder and president of A Final Salute, a nonprofit serving more tha
A new film exploring GenZers across the globe, “The Future is Fluid,” premiered at Sundance recently, and it has many thinking what is in store for all of us working with this generation of workers, post-Millennials, born after 1995. Turns out they want more and less at the same time.
You never know where or when your next collaboration may appear. If you are traveling for work, or even if you are in your home city attending a conference or a large event, being ready to talk about the work you do and opportunities you are looking for may result in options that did
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