Tag: Advice

Bold Advice For Young Women Today

At the annual C200 conference, Forbes had the opportunity to meet so many inspirational women leaders, including successful entrepreneurs and members of the C-Suite at major corporations. They asked each one of them the same question:      “What advice would you give to your younger self?”  Here’s what they said. 1. Don’t let a lack of the “right” credentials hold you…

Learn How To Argue Effectively From Harvard Business School Professor Linda Hill.

The Assertive Girl’s Guide To Getting What You Want “Pushy.” “Aggressive.” When it comes to dealing with conflict in the workplace, it’s safe to say that treading the line between “assertive” and “aggressive” is a tightrope walk. Real innovation and change, however, occurs when people argue, as Harvard Business School professor Linda Hill contends in her latest book, Collective Genius. “Diversity and…

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Speaks About Women In The Workplace.

Since becoming the COO of Facebook, in 2008, Sheryl Sandberg has managed the social media giant’s complex business operations. More recently she has taken on a second, no less public role outside the company as an outspoken advocate for women aspiring to leadership positions. Her book, Lean In—which Sandberg describes as “sort of a feminist manifesto”—is a call for women to…

What “Business Casual” Really Means For Women.

“Business Casual” Defined You’ve heard the term “business casual” countless times. But what exactly does “business casual attire” mean for women? First of all, “business casual” sounds like an oxymoron. It’s like “seriously funny” or “jumbo shrimp.” Seriously, though, a business-casual dress code is bound to cause some confusion, especially if you’re in your first job out of school or…