3 Simple Ways to Take Control of Your Online Reputation

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Do you still consider social media a waste of your valuable time? Think again.

As it turns out, social media isn’t just for posting selfies and the occasional dinner plate. Using social media strategically can significantly benefit your career. Continue reading

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Women Mean Better Business Webinar Series: Everyone Has a Diversity Story

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According to Gallup, a full 70% of American employees report feeling “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work. Yet, to win a bigger share of the marketplace, companies must first win the hearts and minds of their employees.

To give their fullest contribution, employees must feel they can bring their full selves to work; however research shows many do not feel comfortable doing so. They are spending valuable energy every day minimizing or managing aspects of their own diversity – of identity, background, experience – in order to succeed. This takes a particular toll on diverse talent – women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities – at a time when organizations are struggling to recruit, retain, and develop those same individuals. But all of us, and the business, pay the price. Continue reading

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Women Mean Better Business Webinar Series: 5 Tips to Carpe the Chaos and Thrive

webinar2Did you ever think, “If only things weren’t so unpredictable and chaotic all the time, I might be able to get ahead?” For many people, the natural response is to back away from their aspirations, keep their heads down and play it safe, hoping that crazy times will get back to “normal.” Continue reading

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2014 In Review: Looking Back to Plan Ahead

599105_10100720661575239_1977991898_nWith the arrival of each new year we find ourselves at the juncture of past and future. We tend to focus more on the future, submitting annual budgets and selecting our vacation weeks, but setting aside time to reflect on the year past and what we learned from it can make all the difference in both our professional and personal lives. Continue reading

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Women Mean Better Business Webinar Series: Global Dexterity

webinar2What does it mean to be a global worker and a true “citizen of the world” today?

It goes beyond merely acknowledging cultural differences. It means you are able to adapt your behavior to conform to new cultural contexts without losing your authentic self in the process. Not only is this difficult, it’s a frightening prospect for most people and something completely outside their comfort zone. Continue reading

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