Archive for September, 2015

Is the Gender Gap a Perception Problem?

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Is the Gender Gap a Perception Problem?

Are women underrepresented in most high-levels in organizations because of a difference in core life goals women and men hold? Research conducted by three Harvard Business School faculty members—Francesca Gino, Caroline Wilmuth and Alison Wood Brooks—and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds differences in perception of professional advancement between […]

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

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[Q&A] Cookbook Writer Kate Leahy’s Recipe for Success

Kate Leahy is a freelance writer and recipe developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the co-author, with Nate Appleman and Shelley Lindgren, of “A16 Food + Wine” (Ten Speed Press, 2008), named the 2009 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year and recipient of the Julia Child First Book […]

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Why Sponsors Are More Valuable Than Mentors

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Why Sponsors Are More Valuable Than Mentors

“There’s always something well-meaning and generous about a more experienced individual advising an ambitious younger one,” Sava Berhané, associate director of Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business in Waltham, Mass., writes at FastCompany. Mentors can be wonderful as informal career counselors, but they won’t necessarily help you get ahead. For that, writes Berhané, a […]

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[Q&A] Christine Pedi: Find Your Voice

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[Q&A] Christine Pedi: Find Your Voice

Christine Pedi earned her nickname, “The Lady of 1,000 Voices,” from her ability to mimic celebrities—in speech and song—as shown in her current role in “NEWSical the Musical” and in her long run in the off-Broadway parody revue “Forbidden Broadway.” She made her Broadway debut in “Little Me” with Martin Short and Faith Prince and […]

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Marissa Mayer Stirs Maternity Leave Debate

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Marissa Mayer Stirs Maternity Leave Debate

Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer setting a terrible example by not planning to take all the maternity leave her employer allows or is she simply doing what she feels is right for her? The question has been widely, and often hotly, debated by women since Mayer announced she is expecting twins. On LinkedIn, Caroline Fairchild […]

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[Q&A] Brenda Dunn Kinney: Fully Show Up

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[Q&A] Brenda Dunn Kinney: Fully Show Up

Brenda Dunn Kinney is CEO and founder of BDK & Associates. She consults with organizations on marketing, corporate strategy, building customer relationships, call centers, technology and operations, partner/alliance marketing, mergers and acquisition, and management. Dunn Kinney has more than 20 years of hands-on executive experience.   What was your business experience before BDK & Associates? […]

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