Full of Choices Yet Still Dissatisfied

Women have far more choices today than ever before. Yet, we remain extremely dissatisfied. Sometimes we hide it through distraction or busyness but deep down we're feeling something and it isn't fulfillment. Learn why this is and how you can delve deeper into this question. ...more

The Truth About Market Research

Market research can be an elusive thing for many entrepreneurs. Yet conducting some is vital to ensure you've got a viable business and not just a great sounding idea. See what you can learn from NASA via the concept of ground truth. Karyn Greenstreet starts by sharing: ...more

Why One Executive Tweets and Loves Facebook

[Editor's Note: So, is Facebook great for business or something to be rued? Read this take from a General Mills Executive on why he tweets and facebooks. - Paula G] ...more

How to Create and Manage Time to Write

When do you find the time to write? Whether your passion is fiction, nonfiction, or simply writing for your business, how does one make the time? It's a constant challenge and this article offers a unique approach to creating and managing some writing time. ...more

Managing Your Boss

[Editor's Note: Managing your boss (aka "managing up") is a whole world unto itself. Read this excellent and detailed how-to post and become an expert at managing your most important customer. - Paula G] ...more

Insider Interview Tips from Top Writers

[Editor's Note: Check out this take on how to interview effectively from two top writers. Hone your skills as an interviewer and interviewee with these tips. - Paula G] ...more

Should You Toss Your Employee Handbook?

How real is your employee handbook? Does it read like the phone book or do you add some personality and real-life what it's like to work here to it? The handbook reflects your culture. If you want people to read it, you need to sell it to your audience, aka employees. Learn how to toss out what doesn't work and embrace what does. ...more

Commencement Addresses - Top 10 Tips

It's that time of year again... when the famous and infamous speak at commencements across the nation. Some are inspiring, some are funny, and some are downright vapid. Enjoy this breakdown of 10 top tips for making it memorable. ...more

Self-Care in Real-Time

How do you manage self-care in real-time when illness strikes? If you're self-employed you have the added challenge of managing the business while you are ill or navigating a chronic illness. No matter how you slice it it is challenging. And, yet, the body has the final say. Read this excellent article of managing ongoing illness and a business. ...more

The Dollars and Cents of Going Back to School

Suddenly you decide you wish to go back to school to reinvent your career. it's no small chunk of change to invest in higher education. So, how does this career move break down in terms of dollars and cents. Learn how this woman is making it work without breaking the bank. ...more