Career & Money

Earlier this year I wrote an article entitled “Will You Partner With Me in the NO?” It was a think-piece about my experience in having had an amazing sales conversation with a potential client, one that I was so sure was going to result in an opportunity to work together – we were all so…

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Career & Money

Work Has Changed: The Impact on Women

New research, reported by Claire Cain Miller of the New York Times, notes that while American women are more educated than ever, a smaller share of college-educated women in their early forties are working today than a decade ago. In fact, the most educated women face the biggest gender gap in seniority and pay. Miller…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

My Father’s Dying Wish

Elizabeth apologetically talks about the toughest day she had in leadership – and it was the day that she got a call at work that her father was dying. She talks about how she handled a life crisis, her team and her boss in the midst of chaos. Few leaderstalk about a really bad day….

By Elizabeth Lions |
Career & Money

Retirement and Financial Planning As You Build Your Career 

10 QUICK TIPS  1. Start today to save for retirement, 10% of gross pay, if possible, including any employer match within a 401(K) plan. 2. Build or maintain your rainy day fund of 4-6 months of expenses. 3. Review 2-3 times year, your monthly expenses, categorized by fixed and discretionary. It’s surprising how much is discretionary and…

By Marilyn Suey |
Career & Money

The Cost of Eldercare for Women

Why has the participation of women in the labor force in their prime working years been steadily declining in the United States since 2000, after five decades of steadily increasing? Previous studies named the lack of childcare as a main cause for women’s decreasing participation. But a surprising new study, reported by Eduardo Porter in…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |

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Career & Money

Our Financial Reality

Recently I was visiting with a group of smart, thoughtful, and ‘well plugged in’ women. Our conversation was both compelling and humbling. The stats of this group: with only one exception, we all work full time. Some are under the age of 40, some are over the age of 50, and one is hovering at…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Career Setback Got You Down? Consider Venturing Into the World of Entrepreneurship

When your career path hits a bump or gets derailed completely, it can leave you feeling utterly confused and unsure. You had a plan, and that plan changed, so what do you do now? First things first, you need to identify your next steps, but this can be a little daunting, especially if you are…

By Gloria Martinez |
Career & Money

Four Ways to Prepare Girls to Compete in the Workplace

I recently met with a coaching client who I had not seen for a year or more. I was surprised to find that she was still struggling with the same question we had last discussed—what she wants to do next in her career. She is in her late thirties and has multiple professional degrees and…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
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Career & Money

Can Confidence Be Taught?

Elizabeth Lions talks about the difference between confidence and arrogance at work. Self awareness can actually get you noticed for all the right reasons.

By Elizabeth Lions |