In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Melinda Gates called out the corporate world. She highlights the inequalities still facing women and minorities in the workplace, despite the progress that’s been made in the last 70 years. Anyone who’s held a job probably has a story about it, or can at least recognize the disparity […]
Since you only get one shot at being a mom, it’s a good idea to get it right — right? After all, isn’t that what all moms want, whether they’re stay-at-home or working Moms. Here’s how to make sure you don’t wind up wishing you had done it differently.
Life as a woman isn’t easy. You have so many obstacles to overcome, and if you have dreams of getting into business from a young age, the obstacles are even trickier to get through. Your sex shouldn’t define how successful you are in life. Just as race and sexual orientation should have no bearing on […]
“How do you do it?” It’s a question I’m asked all the time. With all I have on my plate —- kids, family, running a big company, business travel….. How do I stay positive? How do I look so put together? My answer is simple. I do it naturally.
Making time to juggle everything life throws at you may seem impossible, but finding a healthy balance in both your work and home life is important for not only yourself, but your loved ones as well. It’s very common in current times for women to be expected to juggle full-time careers as well as the […]
A recent survey of human resource managers shows that employee turnover remains one of the most critical workplace issues. Sixty percent say that skilled-person power is “scarce”. Forty six percent say that worker retention is a “very serious” issue and another 28 percent believe it to be “serious”. Companies that take the problem seriously and […]
While women hold almost 52 percent of all professional jobs in America, they are substantially underrepresented in leadership roles. And with women making up only 14.6 percent of executive officers and 8.1 percent of top earners, it’s important for women to take the leap and push through the glass ceiling. Here are five steps to […]
You start the workday feeling fresh and bright-eyed, though as the day continues, you slowly feel your energy diminish. You feel your motivation, focus, and productivity lessen as you edge into the afternoon. Rather than reaching for that extra cup of coffee or settling for a Luna bar for lunch, consider these ways to amp […]
More women than ever are working or filling part-time jobs, leaving behind mounting household chores, according to the study “Overworked and Underemployed” published in The American Prospect. Without the ability to focus on maintaining laundry, groceries, dinner and bills, both men and women are now working around the clock.
Americans are working more than ever in 2015, and striking the perfect work-life balance feels more like a pipe dream than a real possibility as employers demand longer hours and increased productivity.
As women, we can find ourselves in a tangle, unable to achieve an inner balance. We are pulled in a million directions between family, work and our day to day commitments and we simply forget to stop and breathe. More importantly the dangerous effects have only gained steamed and gotten worse over the years.