Is Your Workplace Evolving with Millennials?

  In the workplace, it’s sometimes easy to spot the generational gaps that can occur when 20-somethings are mixed in with 30- and 40-somethings. It can be as subtle as an overheard conversation among senior managers about the “entitled” Millennial generation, or as in-your-face as high turnover rates for junior positions. Once companies face the facts – that Millennials are...

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Interning Has Its Benefits

  An opportunity to gather real world experience and a chance to build your professional network. As I am wrapping up my internship with NEXT for Women, I realize that not only did I gain valuable experience with concepts and ideas relevant to my field of study, but I also learned the importance of extensive research, gained experience in writing...

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Measure Your Smiles

Measure your smile? That’s right. Women leaders and North Americans doing business abroad should be aware of how often and under which circumstances they show those pearly whites. Why?   As Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD. writes in Ten Body Language Mistakes Women Leaders Make, if a woman leader wants to appear credible, influential and sure of herself, she must understand the nonverbal...

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Coworking: It Takes the Inspiration of One to Make It Happen

In celebration of Entrprenuership Month here at NEXT for Women our partners Chic CEO interviewed Felena Hansen – the founder and owner of an all female, co-working space called Hera Hub in the San Diego area. Always an inspiration and cheerleader for female entrepreneurs, we asked Felena a few questions so we can learn a bit more about her and her fabulous company.  Read on for...

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Veronika Sonsev: CEO & Founder of inSparq on Preparing To Become An Entrepreneur

Veronika Sonsev is the CEO and Founder of inSparq (http://insparq.com) and also the co-founder of Women in Wireless (http://womeninwireless.org). inSparq is a referral marketing and analytics product that helps online retailers grow sales by getting shoppers to refer their friends. Women in Wireless is a non-profit focused on empowering and developing female leaders in mobile and digital media. In this...

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Passions Don’t Always Go According To Plan. How Ambika Nigam Found The Confidence To Take The Plunge – And Never Looked Back

Ambika Nigam could have been a number cruncher. After she graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics, she accepted a prestigious financial analyst position at Oppenheimer Funds, where she made the kinds of complicated mathematical models that would make Einstein blush. But, as she sat at her computer manipulating money, Ambika increasingly found herself lusting after...

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Stamina, Fortitude, Self-belief, And Passion – What It Takes To Be An Endurance Athlete And A Business Owner

Our friends Chic CEO sat down with Tanya Maslach, owner of GOTRIbal.com, to hear her story of business, athleticism, and her passion to share her vision with other women.   GO TRIbal is such a unique concept. Can you tell us a bit about it? At its heart is a community of like-minded women who share a passion for living an active lifestyle....

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