Archives for Women in Business

5 Ways to Do Less So You Can Do More

by Sharon Hurley Hall 5 Ways to Do Less So You Can Do More   Productivity – it’s all about getting more out of your day, right? Well, not necessarily. The truth is that being overloaded can decrease productivity and efficiency by up to 68%, so that’s not the way to go. So sometimes, the best approach is to do less, and make it count. Here are some tips on the “less is more” approach to productivity. 1. Use Your Strengths Most of us have experienced the drag of having a task to do that we’re not particularly good at
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Women Need to Stop Singing “It’s My Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To”

by Pat Heim, Ph.D. and Tammy Hughes The Heim Group, LLC   www.heimgroup.com 7 Reasons Why Men Aren’t Responsible for Failing Gender Initiatives. Ashley has been a manager for four years. She leads a highly motivated team that produces great results and has high moral to boot.   But she has recently started thinking about leaving the organization.  The men that were hired on at the same time as she have speedily moved up one or two ranks above her and Ashley feels stuck.  She talked to her boss about her future.  He said that her former colleagues have moved up
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WBE SUCCESS STORY A STANDARD OF SERVICE: PRIVATE EYES INC. AND PNC

WBE SUCCESS STORY A STANDARD OF SERVICE: PRIVATE EYES INC. AND PNC By Sandra James By Sandra James When Sandra James Founded Private Eyes, Inc. in September 1999, she was well aware of the market trend emerging in background checks and employment verifications. Since James had already owned and sold a business specializing in mortgage credit, she saw the opportunity for a seamless transition to providing Fortune 500 corporations, particularly creditors and financial institutions, with background checks and employment verifications. Despite working in a fast turnaround environment, James, President & CEO of Private Eyes, insisted on one company value where
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