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How the Top Companies Overcome the Gender Balance Problem in STEM?

STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) background is in a high demand today. Lots of companies create numerous work positions of that kind and offer really high salaries. However, most of the candidates for technical positions are men, which makes it hard for the companies to reach the gender balance. At the same time, such…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Lisa Kroese

Lisa Kroese has appraised and helped sell millions of dollars worth of art, antiques and personal property. She moved across the country from the East Coast in 2010 just before her first daughter was born. She is a 42 year old wife, mother of two with one on the way, and a successful small business…
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Make Deposits To Build Trust

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ In my post about building relationships to build trust, I stated that you have to make deposits with people in order to build trust, and like. In most cases, people take a while to get to know each other. In a professional environment, you are putting people together who otherwise might…
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Leadership Is About Making Hard Decisions

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Leadership is all about fun and games. Until it’s not. Being a leader, and being in a leadership position is about making hard decisions.  It means that even when the going gets tough – and sometimes it really does get tough, you’re willing to step in and do what needs to…
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Here are 7 great tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work

7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work

In this post, we’re going to discuss 7 tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work.  Sometimes, maintaining that attitude at work is very difficult indeed.  While it may be temporarily satisfying to tell someone what you really think in the heat of the moment, it is not necessarily in your best interest to do…
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Women Face Unique Business Challenges

The reality of being a woman in an entrepreneurial role is that women face unique business challenges.  Recent statistics show that women are CEOs of only 5% of Fortune 500 companies.  We make up only 5% of entrepreneurs, yet we make up just over 50% of the population.  I think that we could talk about…
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Working Mom Interviews- Miriam Savage

  Miriam Savage is another of my amazing working mom friends.  Read her story below. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? Work outside of the home – but I work FROM home a lot too. How many kids do you have? 4 – 2 girls and 2 boys What’s…
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How Do You Deal With Tragedy?

It was a tough week to be a Canadian last week. On Monday, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was struck by a hit and run driver in a targeted attack. On Wednesday, Corporal Nathan Cirillo was gunned down in cold blood as he stood guard at the National War Memorial at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Canadians…
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5 Things Successful People Do

I’ve been looking at my life over the last year or so, and thinking about what specifically sets successful people apart from others.  My life has changed dramatically in the last 5 years, and it accelerated dramatically about a 15 months or so ago when I changed careers.  I started wondering, what do successful people…
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Working Mom Interview – Amy Hageman

I’m so pleased to introduce you to another one of my working mom friends- Amy.  Please welcome her- You may remember her from the 4 is More blog post.  I love her witty sense of humor, and perspective. Amy Hageman After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and a master’s degree in accounting…
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