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Ant bridge unity team

Over the past few years, I have been engaged with a few organizations and teams who are struggling to build good working environments. We have all heard the adage ‘team work makes the dream work’ and this most certainly is true. Most of us have been members of teams and organizations that were, in a word, dysfunctional. No one was…

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Career & Money

“We Would Love To Have You Join Us” …Is This The Message You Are Sending?

As someone who has been the only woman in many of the industries I have been a part of, I often think back at why that was appealing to me. Sometimes I simply scratch my head and have no answer and other times I know it was more than the position or industry that brought…

By Judy Hoberman |
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Career & Money

How Badly Do You Want It?

Today is National Reach As High As You Can Day.  One question remains, how badly do you want it? Our success always boils down to one truism: just how badly do we want it?  Our passions trump our fears. Always have, always will. Yet, why is it that so many of us who have giant…

By Kristin Kaufman |
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Career & Money

Diversity Improves Performance: New Research Findings

Exciting new research reported in the New York Times from Columbia University and the University of Texas provides much needed evidence that racial and ethnic diversity on teams improves performance. While I have always felt the truth of this finding from my own experiences, it is good to see empirical evidence that supports the practice…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
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Career & Money

Work Culture, What’s That?

A company’s work culture is something that generally develops between its employees and management over time and is not expressly written down.  It’s the beliefs and behaviors of how the two interact with one another. So, why is this so important? To start, the workplace is where most people spend about one-third of their life….

By Kimberly Sulfridge |

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Why Women Aren’t Taken Seriously At Work

Every woman knows the feeling of being overlooked or run over in a meeting. No one likes it. Especially the female executive. In 2014, Harvard Business Review surveyed more than seven thousand people, including female executives at or above the Vice President level. The consistent feedback was that women feel less acknowledged during meetings. Although men agreed with…

By Elizabeth Lions |
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Career & Money

Divorce: Emotional and Financial Separation

Divorce is hard, messy and emotional; it is also financial.  As if getting out of a relationship is not complicated enough, dealing with the financial aspect of divorce is challenging too.  If you are changing your relationships status, consider these steps to be prepared financially. Take A Financial Inventory You first need to know where…

By Brandon Chase |
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Career & Money

Are You A Gracious Boss?

Are you a business owner, the boss?  If so, you are used to doing evaluation reports and giving your employees feedback.  But how often do you evaluate yourself?  Do you grade your own paper on how you are managing?  More specifically, how you treat the very people that work for you. I have been a…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |
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Creating A Plan, Clarifying Your Vision, Declaring Your Intent — It’s Not For Everyone!

When the first of the year comes, there can be a kind of “pressure” to Have a Plan or Set Your Goals or Know Your Intentions for the coming year. But what if you just, well, don’t like doing that kind of thing? Are you doomed for a Year of Madness and Mayhem? Does it…

By Rebecca Liston |