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When we began planning our special report "Women in Business," I was eager to learn about how women are really doing in the workplace. In short, many women are successful, powerful and well off, but progress in the professional world has stalled.
"Make no mistake— there are still challenges for women in the workplace, even 40 years after we entered the workforce. But over the course of my career, I’ve learned that the key to success lies in ... hard work, determination and relationships with people," says Joyce Russell, EVP and President of Adecco Staffing U.S.
"Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.
Sheila Harrell started her career at FedEx unloading packages; today she's in charge of 6,000 customer relations representatives around the world.
Women assume success is about the performance, about working harder and harder and achieving good and measurable results. Hard work is important, of course, but it is never the tiebreaker when management is looking for a candidate to promote.
It’s not just about delivering the business results or having passion for your industry—it’s a dedicated balance between creating a collaborative spirit for your teams to thrive, and delivering outstanding results based on the needs of your customer, says Bayer CropScience CEO Sandra E. Peterson.
When Alexa von Tobel found herself frustrated with the lack of personal finance resources and tools available to her, she took a leave of absence from Harvard Business School in 2008 to pursue her dream of creating a way for women to gain control of their finances.
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Some say Warren Buffett does. If that's not enough, a growing body of research shows that women are less emotional money managers than men — and have the returns to prove it.
Male executives may have to swallow their pride when it comes to which of the sexes do a better job at running a company, according to a recent study.
Women are redefining success by leaving corporate America, working toward not only creating an acceptable work-life balance, but building a successful business.
Not only are few companies creating jobs, others are trimming their payrolls. Together that's made job security a precious commodity.
Scientists have discovered neural pathways that seem to correlate with the kinds of people who deal well with financial risk, but even the very definition of risk gets pulled apart by experts.
Even in a nation with 9.1 percent unemployment , German conglomerate Siemens says it is still having a hard time filling 3,000 jobs in the U.S.
By facing impermanence, daily, you deepen your appreciation for everyday life. That's what Steve Jobs believed. "Remembering that you are going to die," he said, "is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you having something to lose."
"When we charge directly for our goals, we have big, ugly crashes. Instead we must learn to zigzag," the author writes as explains in this guest post the concept behind his new book, "The Zigzag Principle."
Michael Lewis, acclaimed author of "Moneyball", "The Big Short", "The Blind Side", "The New, New Thing" and the iconic "Liar's Poker" is now out with his latest book, "Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World" - an illuminating look at the global financial meltdown.
"While leadership turnover continues to be a problem, it’s not a new problem. However, those starting new assignments in today’s economy are under even more pressure to perform – and fast," and this author has a 100-day action plan.
In this guest blog, the author of "End of Progress" writes, "We have abandoned Adam Smith's sort of economics. In the technology and many other sectors, companies have generated huge profits because of a lack of competition. In the finance sector, profits have been excessive because of a lack of regulation."
Seth Godin author of the new book, "We Are All Weird" asks in this CNBC guest post, "Do you want to create for and market to and embrace the fast-increasing population that isn’t normal? In other words, which side are you on—fighting for the status quo or rooting for weird?"
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