August 25, 2015

After 21 years of marriage, attorney Mary Hart was blindsided by a divorce. She was raising three children, had no income, and had recently moved to a new city. “It would have been easy to fall apart,” she remembers, but she didn’t. Instead, she started her own law firm. She now employs eight other women, some of whom are also single mothers, and invests in real estate. “I never would have done any of that had I not gotten div...

August 19, 2015

Negotiation is no longer a matter of boardroom deals conducted by a few top executives; now, it’s performed by everyone at all levels of an organization. With work becoming less hierarchical and more networked, employees have more control over their working conditions—which translates to more opportunities to negotiate. They must negotiate to secure resources, staffing, and budgets for their projects, to get others to buy into...

August 11, 2015

The career cliché “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know” gains new significance in the social media age. Personal and professional connections are not the only keys to career success, but they can have a powerful multiplier effect on your work-related knowledge and career options. Today, professional competence and relational skills go hand in hand—and women leaders demonstrate both to their advantage.

August 6, 2015

All over the world, millions of women are making one of the best decisions they can make to ensure their future earning potential and job satisfaction: They’re getting educated. Since the 1990s, US women have outpaced men in earning bachelor’s degrees; recently, they’ve surpassed men in obtaining master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees as well. In a job market characterized by complexity, technological sophistication, and...

August 4, 2015

According to the research site statistia  Global wellness and beauty is more than 3.4 trillion dollars and growing.  Some of the categories are beauty, nutrition, weight loss, fitness, spa, mind body.

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