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News & Insights about Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

By Susan L. Colantuono News & Insights about Closing the Leadership Gender Gap Women don’t want to talk about it… men don’t want to own up to it. The far too silent barrier to women’s advancement is the dynamic of Non-Parental Gender-Based Role Expectations. Here’s why. About 10 years ago when we systematically started tracking gender dynamics, we didn’t specifically ask about outright harassment because most companies’ anti-harassment policies and practices seemed to be working fairly well. Instead we asked about overall “gender-based role expectations (non-parental)” and the dynamics of women being seen and treated as: sex objects (through the lens
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What To Do When Someone Unsubscribes From Your List

By Barry Moltz What To Do When Someone Unsubscribes From Your List   I recently posted this on Facebook about unsubscribes: What do you do when someone you know as a friend or customer unsubscribes from your list? Do you reach out to them with “Why”? I received an outpouring of responses from my Facebook friends:   I never even notice or care with regards to my list. People have their reasons. No software measures friendship.. When I unsubscribe, it’s not personal. Send a kind message from the owner saying good bye/we’ll miss you/sorry to see ya go etc and a hope
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“How To Stop Cyberbullying From Hurting Your Business”

By Greg Williams “How To Stop Cyberbullying From Hurting Your Business”   “Cyberbullying is an act that can make the weak feel stronger and the strong feel weaker.” -Greg Williams, The Master Negotiator & Body language Expert In our connected world, cyberbullying can greatly affect businesses. And the types of cyberbullying that can occur, such as bad reviews, false claims and trolling/harassment can occur for reasons of retribution or corporate positioning for a negotiation. Why these attacks occur and how to confront them is the point of this article.       Cyberbullying – Cause, Why: Bullies tend to target those that
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Arbill Success Story

Arbill Success Story By Julie Copeland President & CEO | Arbill   After earning a B.S. from Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Communications and an M.B.A from Temple University, Fox Business School, Julie started with Arbill Industries. From her start she worked diligently towards the goal of keeping workers safe. In 2005, Julie became CEO and has driven incredible growth for the company. Under her leadership, Arbill has expanded to a national footprint, created its own safety product line (Truline), added EH&S consulting / training and developed an innovative new safety technology, Vantage Predictive Analytics, that helps identify which employees are
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Lessons Learned for the New Veteran Entrepreneur

By Greg Jenkins Lessons Learned for the New Veteran Entrepreneur   There are a number of business considerations for any new Veteran Entrepreneur.  As a fellow Veteran Entrepreneur, I fully expected and anticipated a few considerations prior to striking out on my own, but I quickly found myself learning other things through discovery, mistakes and hard lessons.  My goal here is to share with you some of my lessons learned and best practices so you may avoid some of the mistakes I made along the way.   WHY ARE YOU STARTING A BUSINESS? So first of all, what is your
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