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Oxford Dictionary Names 2018 Word of the Year

Every year, Oxford bestows its Word of the Year title on “a word or expression that is judged to reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the passing year…” It’s a word that has “…lasting potential as a term of cultural significance.”

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Beauty: Visual Judgment or State of Mind?

There’s no such thing as universal beauty. Surely, some women are considered to be more attractive than others, but if you ask anyone to name the most beautiful woman in the world, you would lose track of the many answers.

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Five Not-For-Profits that are All-For-Women

Support for women in business, and women in general, benefits our entire economy. Not only are numbers of female entrepreneurs growing, those women are bringing their unique gifts to the marketplace…which benefit all of us, regardless of race, gender, religion or industry.

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I Feel Hurt That My 50-Year-Old Wife is Starting a Business

There’s a new trend in the world of business start-ups, and it has to do with middle-aged women opening their own businesses. It’s no surprise, really. Older women have so much to offer, and they’re finally going after what they want. The men who love them, however, are suffering. They’re stunned. They’re feeling lost and left behind, saying to themselves, “My wife is starting a business. Why?”

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#HeForShe and Gender Inequality in Business

What would be possible with a complete absence of gender inequality in the workplace and in business? I’m not talking about activism and awareness after something happens, but rather, a global disregard for gender biases?

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A Passion Worth Obsessing Over

You’ve heard me talk about pursuing your passion—how in order to be a successful business woman, entrepreneur, brand builder…you’re going to have to know your WHY and you’re going to have to be passionate about what you’re doing.

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What #MeToo Means for Business

The Me Too Movement was created by Tarana Burke in 2006, to draw attention to the prevalence of sexual abuse and aggression in our society. It didn't morph into the hashtag we've come to know until a number of actresses came forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of inappropriate sexual advances and career-dependent ultimatums.

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Women and Risk: Good for Business?

Women take fewer risks than men do in business. Is that a stereotype? An unfair assessment? Or is it true, due in part to the tendency of women to "play it safe"?

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A Strategy for Increasing Self-Confidence

If you had to name just one thing that's the key to a woman's success as an entrepreneur and business owner, what would that be?

Would it be intelligence? Talent? Connections?

Well, it's none of those.

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