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Britain To Ban ‘Gagging’ Clauses Used To Silence Harassment Victims

Britain To Ban ‘Gagging’ Clauses Used To Silence Harassment Victims

Confidentiality agreements have come under increased scrutiny in Britain amid the global ‘Me Too’ movement against sexual harassment and assault Britain will ban employees from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) that prevent victims of workplace harassment from speaking to police, lawyers and healthcare workers about their abuse. Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), also known as workplace “gagging clauses”, […]

How to Say No to Extra Work and Mean It

How to Say No to Extra Work and Mean It

Have you ever had a hard time saying no to a new project or task at work? You already have a full plate and the idea of piling an additional item on top seems impossible, but you say “yes” anyway? If this sounds familiar, chances are you’re a woman. Women, in particular, can have a […]

How To Be Proactive Instead Of Reactive

How To Be Proactive Instead Of Reactive

  For those of us who are still trying to compose our new years’ resolution list, experts agree there is a simple note that should be top of any list of goals – if you want to chase your dreams, make an effort to be proactive, not reactive. What’s the big difference? Rowdy McLean, International […]

What Smart Entrepreneurs Can Do

What Smart Entrepreneurs Can Do

1. Define and champion the behavior you want to see.   Positive reinforcement makes people feel noticed and valued, compelling them to repeat what they do well. But leaders usually do a better job of telling employees what they do wrong. More than 70 percent of employees have never even heard their bosses say “thank you.” Modeling desired behavior […]

The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day

The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day

One of my favorite maxims in this world of non-stop entrepreneur motivation is “everyone has the same 24 hours in a day.” Think about how many times you’ve seen something along those lines pop up on your Facebook page or Twitter stream. How about your Instagram feed? You, like me, probably see it about a […]

How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style

How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style

Do you ever have one of those days when everything seems to go right? You wake up feeling refreshed, breeze through your tasks for the day and even have time to email all those people on your list? When you have these perfect days or even just a few hours, it tends to be because […]

7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials

7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials

It wasn’t long ago that the basketball world was resigned to the idea that Stephen Curry would never be any more than a talented shooter whose weaknesses (his small size and oddly-turning ankles) would define him. And yet here we are in 2016, where Curry is the defending league MVP and NBA Champion (with a […]

6 Startup Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

6 Startup Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

It’s not uncommon for women to face unique challenges, especially when trying to juggle traditional roles of wife and mother with the demands of starting and running a business. Over the years as a business owner myself, and through training women to run their own etiquette businesses, I have learned a few tips that may […]

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Eight Questions

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Eight Questions

Before getting started on the road to founding a business, there is one question that every potential entrepreneur needs to ask the mirror: “Am I entrepreneur material?” Because if you are not- the ride can be a rather painful one. While there is no simple way of gauging whether you are or not, there are […]