Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation.” It has become a foundational theory in psychology in terms of optimizing the human experience. To recap the theory, human beings must work their way up the pyramid of needs. If their physiological [...]

On a recent trip visiting my parents, I learned some interesting things about my grandmother. There were a couple of ways my grandmother made extra money. One of those ways was using her talent as a seamstress.  Every one loved her work. People would have her make them all types of garments. I vividly remember [...]

Best Jobs for Women Who Love to Travel

August 27, 2014 • by Sponsor Contributor 0 comments
Business Travel

“Who runs the world? Women.” Women who travel. Women who get stuff done. You don’t have to be handcuffed to a desk in your nearest capital city. There are so many amazing employment opportunities out there where bright, bold, forward-thinking women can make their mark and travel the world. It is absolutely possible for you [...]

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Paula Deen, an Amazing Comeback Of A Woman Entrepreneur

August 27, 2014 • by Mary Isabale 0 comments
Businesswomen Profiles

Among working women’s successes and comeback stories, there is no better example than woman entrepreneur, Paula Deen. Paula was a shining star who on worked her way up from being a “bag lady” and making and taking lunches to customers to a successful business woman with a phenomenal career and television show, “Cooking With Paula [...]

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Why Your Clients Dictate Which Social Media Platforms Work Best For You

August 26, 2014 • by A. Michelle Blakeley 0 comments
Social Media

Your client profile is not complete until you know which social media platforms your clients like use to communicate and how often they use those platforms. Share too much or too often and you lose them. Share too little or every blue moon, and your voice gets lost. There is a fine balanced line between [...]

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Onboarding: Advice for New Directors and “Fit” With the Board

August 22, 2014 • by Susan Gunelius 0 comments
Board of Directors

One way to help with onboarding a new director is to focus not just on skills but also on cultural fit—how well will the new director fit with the way their fellow directors work. New directors and sitting directors can become more effective and influential by examining these three ideas: 1) The difference between the actual [...]

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5 Ways To Manage Virtual Employees

August 21, 2014 • by Toni Nelson 0 comments
Leadership

As you look to grow your business, you may decide it’s time to bring others on board. When you hire employees there are several questions you need to consider. First, do you have office space to handle your staff? Second, will you have a dress code? Third, what will their hours be? When you decide to [...]

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5 Ways to Boost the Digital Presence of Your Business

August 21, 2014 • by Asavari Sharma 0 comments
Marketing

Having a strong digital presence has never been so important for doing business as it is today. Why? Because, believe it or not, your customers—both the existing and prospective ones—expect to see you out there. You may think that your business is not the kind that needs an online presence, but the truth is there [...]

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Why is Learning So Important in the Workplace?

August 20, 2014 • by Ann Gatty 1 comment
Career Development

Learning information and career skills is no longer limited to the classroom experience or job orientation sessions. Learning is a lifelong endeavor. In order to keep current with changing business trends, learning has to be a part of the equation. Learning is important to keep your skill sets updated and marketable if you are looking [...]

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Are You Communicating With Your Team Properly?

August 20, 2014 • by Mary Isabale 0 comments
Leadership

Women entrepreneurship is now a common phrase, but early in this century, women just started to get their basic rights. Slowly women came into the workforce and the field of business. At the end of 1940s, women became more involved in corporate and industrial work, but with the evolution of internet use and accessibility of [...]

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