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5 Essential Steps For Aspiring Female Founders

Women start their businesses for a variety of reasons. According to research by SCORE, millennial women are often driven by market opportunity while baby boomers are driven by necessity. But regardless of the age group or primary driver, there are some universal considerations that apply to all potential woman entrepreneurs as they prepare to start a business. 1. Honestly assess yourself…

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The Importance of Being a Great Follower

“Rare is the leadership position that is not simultaneously a position of followership.” — Jeffery J. Matthews from the book The Art of Command We constantly hear about leadership in the workplace and in academia, but we rarely hear about “followership.” This overemphasis on studying leadership comes at a cost: we don’t remember to appreciate the art of being a follower.…

How the Best Bosses Interrupt Bias in the Workplace

Companies spend millions on antibias training each year. The goal is to create workforces that are more inclusive, and thereby more innovative and more effective. Studies show that well-managed diverse groups outperform homogeneous ones and are more committed, have higher collective intelligence, and are better at making decisions and solving problems. But research also shows that bias prevention programs rarely…

Time Management Is Really Life Management

Time is one of life’s most valuable possessions, as it is something you can never get back. Subsequently, one of the most essential life skills to master is time management. After all, time management is really life management. Learning how to make every day count for something is the objective. But it takes ridding your life of procrastination and a great deal…