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  • I Quit!
    What to expect when quitting your job
    Quitting your job brings to mind a wide range of emotions, from triumphant jubilation to anxious hesitancy. One thing is for sure, a job change is one of the biggest life events you will face, and it certainly isn’t to be undertaken lightly....
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
    Smell good for summer
    If you're like most people, summer will be filled with parties, friends and fun. Not only is it important to look great, but it's equally important to smell great! You want your hug to be remembered fondly. Hugo Boss is here to help! Their...
  • Democrat sticker says Barack Obama "like a boss"
    Proposed DNC bumper sicker: Barack Obama 'like a boss'
    Forget about banning the word "bossy." A bumper sticker proposed by the Democratic Party says Barack Obama is "like a boss," Twitchy reported Friday."We'll only print this if enough people vote for it - add your name,...
  • Georgia ranked worst state for working moms, are you headed to the top
    Georgia ranked worst state for working moms, are you headed to the top
    If you are a working mom in Georgia this is old news to you. Georgia ranks poorly overall. It’s the third-worst when it comes to filling executive positions with women, decreasing professional opportunities.Gender pay gap is 76...
  • Note Tardy Boss
    Note to tardy boss: Man sacked after note to his tardy boss goes viral
    A note to a tardy boss landed one man into the unemployment line, sacked for hand-writing a note and taping it to the door of a BP gas station in Grand Rapids, Michigan.CNN on April 1 reported on the note, left by gas station clerk Joe Blumm for...
  • Celebrities join Sheryl Sandberg in a campaign to ban the word 'bossy'
    Celebrities join Sheryl Sandberg in a campaign to ban the word 'bossy'
    Cynthia McFadden and Jake Whitman reported on a story on ABC's "Good Morning America" on March 10. According to their report, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and author of the best-selling book, "Lean In...
  • 7 tips for transitioning into a new job with ease
    7 tips for transitioning into a new job with ease
    Professionals make bad transitions into new jobs everyday.Typically, a new employee or manager with not a lot of work experience decides to make her mark on day one. 'I'm going to show them exactly who I am and what they need to do'...
  • I want to work for a 'great' bpss!
    What Millennials want in a boss
    ‘I want to work for a great boss’ – the daily affirmation being muttered fervently by Millennials (b. 1982 to 2002) in Corporate America.The workplace has changed in the last decade. 9/11, a lurid rupture to the American psyche...
  • Leadership Lessons: How to Speak Truth to Power
    Leadership Lessons: How to Speak Truth to Power
    In my last GUTSY WOMEN’S WEEKEND Program just about every one of the 20 women stated they have real difficulty standing strong and speaking up to their bosses. Those in the program who are the bosses said they are frustrated when no one...
  • Turn on and tune in to WIGO (what is going on) in the moment. Be mindful.
    Is your boss good for you?
    A ‘bad’ boss can make every work day unbearable at the least – or wreck your career and scar your psyche at the most. Your career is in your hands. It’s up to you to make the most of it. Select your boss with care.The best...
  • Bitten in the Butt
    Bitten in the Butt: 4 Leadership Flaws that Derail Success
    Did you ever think about what a perfect place to work would be like, with the perfect boss? It would be some sort of paradise. Maybe Google is close, maybe Zappos is close. What other company can you think of that would be wonderful, marvelous and...
  • Boss
    Do you know the difference between a boss and a leader?
    Do you know the difference between a boss and a leader? Consider these ten traits. Perhaps they will help you in some way.A BOSS creates fear in a staff.A LEADER builds confidence.A BOSS says, "I."A LEADER says, "We."A BOSS...
  • Don't we know it when we hear it? Say no to verbal bullying in the workplace.
    Say no to verbal bullying at work
    Ouch! That hurt.Jessica’s boss, who fancied himself a step-above, gave her a scorcher of a comment after she, a young professional at the time, handed him a writing project she had worked on over the weekend. The project was particularly...
  • How to build a relationship with your boss… without being a brown-noser
    How to build a relationship with your boss… without being a brown-noser
    We all want to keep our jobs and beyond that, I don’t think there’s anyone out there who doesn’t want to have a good working relationship with their boss. Sometimes we get lucky and it just clicks. Other times it is more...
  • Maxim Magazine
    Robert Green's, of Maxim, business trip tactics for that promotion
    If the thought you travelling with your boss on a business trip makes you cringe then this article is for you. There are things you can do before you leave, on the airplane, in the morning, while you’re working and at the bar later that...