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How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

Life, and business, are a series of negotiations. Whether you’re negotiating a contract for a new job, creating or dissolving a business partnership, or simply negotiating with your spouse over who will make dinner that night, negotiation is an unavoidable – and often uncomfortable – part of life. In any type of negotiation, we all […]

Corporate Growth For The Timid Woman

Corporate Growth For The Timid Woman

Life can be hard for timid, reserved women who are looking for corporate success. If you feel like someone greased the rungs of your corporate ladder, you’re not alone. There are plenty of women out there who feel the same — women who feel like they have no place in the workplace, who feel like their […]

In 2019, Gender Equity Matters…

In 2019, Gender Equity Matters…

Why equity? Why not equality? Equity is fair treatment; equality is equal treatment. If you start from a place of disadvantage and are then treated equally as a person with advantage, you perpetuate and ultimately grow the gap between the two of you. You need equitable measures first to close that gap and get everyone […]

It’s Not A Competition But An All -Female Board Must Blaze Up The Male One

It’s Not A Competition But An All -Female Board Must Blaze Up The Male One

HBO’s hit sitcom Silicon Valley is full of tech-culture parody and hilariously disastrous business decisions. The fictional, comical startup Pied Piper has a frat house aesthetic that demonstrates a very real, yet very serious problem: like 83 percent of venture-backed companies, it lacks even a single female founder. It has been proven through compelling and meticulous research that companies are more profitable and […]

VP Howard-Taylor Launches Women On Boards Network Liberia

VP Howard-Taylor Launches Women On Boards Network Liberia

An initiative meant to drive forward the diversity agenda by encouraging and enabling more women to become actively involved in decision-making spaces, including boards across all sectors in Liberia, has been launched in Monrovia. The Women on Boards Network of Liberia (WOBNL), which took over from the Women on Boards Taskforce, was initiated to gather […]

The Hurdles Of A Working Mum

The Hurdles Of A Working Mum

This new year I decided to talk to Mr Husband about the struggles I have been through and still going through as a working mom. I have two kids and husband is thinking about pregnancy, don’t let me deceive you, I am not doing anything. I am not ready to go through that route at […]

Dear Woman, Get A Retirement Plan

Dear Woman, Get A Retirement Plan

Each edition of this Women Entrepreneur series, Behind the Numbers, presents a stat about a disadvantage women face at work and in business, examines the dynamics at play and provides guidance to help women overcome obstacles. The gender pay gap is an issue that comes up often, but the gender savings gap is just as troubling. Women are less likely […]

The Woman Nobody Talks About

The Woman Nobody Talks About

Ever have those days, or even weeks, when you just can’t seem to move the needle in your business? You feel stuck in a state of analysis paralysis and your self-talk is starting to sound something like this: “Why can’t I just get it together already?” “Why bother? It’s never going to be good enough.” […]

The Rules Of Breastfeeding – Taking The Conscious Path Against Body Shaming Women

The Rules Of Breastfeeding – Taking The Conscious Path Against Body Shaming Women

It should not be a surprise to anyone that women in tech face a myriad of challenges today. Even though 75% of young girls show interest in STEM, only 0.4% of college women major in computer science. We start 17% of companies but only receive 2% of funding. We are systematically passed over for promotions. These are enduring, systemic problems […]

Learning To Be Confidently Sufficient As A Millennial Woman

Learning To Be Confidently Sufficient As A Millennial Woman

If you are a woman in business, you won’t be surprised to learn that gender stereotyping prevents many female employees from advancing to C-suite levels. What you might not know is that the bias comes from men and women alike. Research published in the Academy of Management Journal supports the notion that women have a more difficult […]

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