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5 Ways Women Impact the Workplace

The first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Congress, Shirley Chisholm once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”  Women like Shirley have been breaking the glass ceiling and changing the face of workplaces across the country for decades. The U.S. Department of Labor reports there are…
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5 Time-Efficient Inbound Marketing Tactics for Short-Term Growth

Haste makes waste. However, there are times when you have to turn into your most productive self if you want to accelerate the growth of your business. It’s best to have a long-term, ongoing marketing plan which will help you gradually build and expand your business, paired with a couple of tactics which bring results…
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Need Time to Yourself? How Moms Can Prioritize Their Time

Being a mom is hard work. This is particularly true these days. According to a survey, moms are much more likely to work full time now than in the past. Despite this, they’re also usually responsible for handling most household responsibilities. This type of lifestyle can easily become stressful. That’s why it’s important to prioritize…
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Are You In a Creative Rut?

If you’ve ever felt like you’re in a creative rut, you’re not alone. No matter what our profession may be, we all face times where our creative thinking feels stifled, and we can’t seem to progress with an idea. Creativity is an essential component of nearly every industry, as it guides innovation and new ways…
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18 Business Books For Your Lunch Break

Many people assume that a great leader is someone who is experienced, wise, and incredibly knowledgeable. It’s certainly true that these traits are important, to an extent. However, many people don’t realize that being a leader means learning from what you do not know just as often as already knowing the right answer. Great leaders…
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Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

You’ve aced the interview and landed your dream job, which is definitely worth a round of applause! Now that you’re on the right career path, you’ll want to look the part – which means it’s time for a new, professional work wardrobe. Though many might not consider what you wear as a high priority, first…
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A Hybrid Cloud Strategy: What Businesses Need to Know

When you’re running a business, much of your important organizational and customer data is stored and used via tech. Thus, it’s obviously important to have a big focus on security. You need to find the best strategy for your specific venture’s needs — one that works according to your size, budget and the type of…
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Women in STEM: Why We Need More Female Leaders in Technical Fields

According to Pew Research Center data, employment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (also known as STEM) occupations has grown by a staggering 79% since 1990. But while women have made tremendous strides in some areas of STEM, they are still extremely underrepresented in many sectors. This noticeable and pervasive gap tends to discourage other…
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How to Create a Healthier Work Environment for Your Employees

“Employee wellness” has been a buzzword in business circles for some time now. Companies have a significant financial interest in keeping their employees healthy as not only does it reduce insurance costs but healthy employees take less time off from work and tend to be more productive when they are on the job. That being…
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How Women Are Becoming Leaders in Male-Dominated Industries

Marilyn Loden coined the phrase “glass ceiling” more than 40 years ago. She first used the term during a panel discussion about women’s career aspirations. She noted that the female panelists focused on the deficiencies they felt in the workplace and shared the challenges of trying to climb the career ladder beyond middle management. Marilyn argued that…
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