Category Archives: Financial Success

With a little bit of Bloomin’ luck!

After speaking at the annual World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, where Sheryl Sandberg’s subject surprisingly wasn’t the pending Facebook  IPO, but women, she has come under public fire for sounding too elitist, too out of touch with the plight of … Continue reading »

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Money. Money. Money.

With a whole fresh year of spending in front of us and holiday expenditures “safely” behind us, my first column of 2012 is about money. Not how much you have or don't or wish you did, but stressing the importance … Continue reading »

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Thinking of “Relaunching your” career? Here is an idea.

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If you are returning to work after a “career break” (aka “off ramped”, “opted out”, took the "mommy track" or any other lovely labels), or maybe you would like to make changes to your current career path, well you should … Continue reading »

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Meet Lindley Fraley: September Profile of Success

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The minute I heard Lindley Fraley’s voice, I knew I had found the perfect choice for this month’s Profile of Success.  I was connected with Lindley after my post on Professional Networks and the example of Montage Legal Group, based … Continue reading »

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Professional networks … might be for you.

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Wow.  Only the first week of September and already I’ve had at least ten conversations with smart, professional women who are either thinking of leaving their office jobs for something more flexible or would like to re-enter the work force … Continue reading »

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What I’m reading

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Have you ever felt invisible? Taken advantage of? Reluctant (or unable) to articulate what you really want? If so, join the club. The nice girls club. Nice girls – that’s right, girls – are those more concerned with pleasing others … Continue reading »

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Oh what a night …

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I am not going to sugar coat,  last week's column was really difficult and emotional to write.  It talked candidly about the negativity and hurt I was struggling with as the co-chair of the parents association of my children’s school and … Continue reading »

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I am an “MBA Mom”, yup, that’s me.

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I am an "MBA mom”, at least according to one economist that is, and a study that was done recently on University of Chicago MBA’s.  It is the coined phrase for women, with MBA degrees, who "seem to actively choose … Continue reading »

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March Profile of Success: Heather Greenwood Davis

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Meet our March profile in our continuing series 13 Women, 13 Definitions of Success, the amazing Heather Greenwood Davis! Many of you might know Heather Greenwood Davis as “globetrotting mama”, or enjoy her fabulous chronicles as a travel columnist for … Continue reading »

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Is there a currency in your partnership?

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I am in a wedding state of mind. Excited with a nephew getting married this weekend (Yes , I am that old), hosting a bridal shower last week, and the hopeful onset of spring, love is definitely in the air. And … Continue reading »

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