Category Archive: Business & Career

How to Tell a Story that will Deeply Impact Your Career

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One of my earliest memories as a child was looking out through the window of my family’s second story apartment and watching birds take-off from the window ledge. I was fascinated by how… Continue reading

10 Steps to Leading a Brainstorming Session that Works

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Brainstorming sessions are breeding ground for idea generation. Invented in the 1930s by advertising executive Alex Osborn, brainstorming was initially coined “thinking up.” In encouraging unhampered, spur-of-the-moment thoughts, Osborn hoped to break the conventional meeting mold that… Continue reading

Meet Crimson Hexagon’s CEO Stephanie Newby

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Stephanie Newby is the CEO of Crimson Hexagon, a big data social media analytics firm at which the author is currently working. She is also the founder of Golden Seeds, an angel investor… Continue reading

The Dapper Chicks ‘Suit Up’ in New York

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A new women’s equality group is making waves on social media and gaining notice by the day. Who are they? The Dapper Chicks of New York, or DCNY. Comprised of seven women, DCNY… Continue reading

Adidas and Manchester United Under Scrutiny After Releasing Revealing Female Jersey

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It was announced in July 2014 that Manchester United would not be renewing any contract with Nike, with whom they previously had a 13-season contract. Instead MU locked into a sponsorship deal with… Continue reading

The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.? Minority women.

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Across all ethnicities, the number of women-owned firms is increasing faster than the number of men-owned businesses. It has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur. At least that’s what… Continue reading

2015’s Most Powerful Women Revealed

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On May 26, 2015, “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” Forbes list was revealed. From politicians, to celebrities, to entrepreneurs and philanthropists, the list celebrates accomplished and inspirational women from across the globe.… Continue reading

YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, Explains Why Paid Maternity Leave Is Good for Business

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Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube explains why paid maternity leave is good for business in her most recently published article in the Wall Street Journal. She propels this issue to the forefront of our minds… Continue reading

The Easy New Way To Get Your News Each Morning

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How do you get your news fix? In our lives of instant gratification, many of us turn to social media to read Facebook posts or tweets for breaking news coverage. Long gone are… Continue reading

Positive Parenting this Winter: Keep Sick Kids at Home

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Winter Woes. With all the recent snow in the Northeast, it is not easy being a career mama and trying to get to and from work, manage school closings and then on top… Continue reading