Harbrooke Group’s Howard Greenstein on Volunteering for the Sake of Your Career

Howard Greenstein is the President of The Harbrooke group (http://harbrooke.com). The Harbrooke Group specializes in helping companies communicate with their customers using the latest web technologies in the Web 2.0, Social Networking and online community space. In this video Howard talks to NEXT for Women about volunteering for the sake of your career. He states that he was involved as...

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inSparq’s Veronika Sonsev on the Beauty of a W-2 Form

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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Don’t Be The Office Ball Hog: Lessons in Professional Team Work

Coworkers, like basketball players, perform better when their colleagues are team players. Don’t be the office ball hog: follow our strategies to ensure your group interactions are productive and efficient.   Teams Defined Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith defined teams succinctly in their classic book, The Wisdom of Teams, saying, “A team is a small number of people with complementary...

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How Should You Handle That Difficult Co-worker?

It seems to always happen to you – your desk is moved next to the know-it-all or your new project has you paired with the office gossip. It can be really challenging for you to get through the day. So what’s a good person like you supposed to do? You don’t want to be a jerk but you feel like...

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Red Hat’s Becky Smith on Cutting Out TV and Identifying Priorities

Becky Smith is the Director of Global Operations Change Management at Red Hat (http://www.redhat.com/), one of the leading companies in the free and open source software sector and is a major Linux distribution vendor. In this video Becky talks to NEXT for Women about how to identify priorities, focusing on what is important and urgent to an individual. If you...

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I Want To Be More Assertive. Can You Give Me Some Guidance Or Advice?

Hi Jules, I want to look different and be more assertive. I hope you can help. Thanks, Jane   Thank you for your question Jane. I’d really like to know more specifics about your first statement – ‘I want to look different’ In what context are we talking here – body confidence, need a new wardrobe or wanting plastic surgery....

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Jessica Alba Cares About You – And Your Little One

A week or two before the birth of our son, Hubs told me about a morning talk show interview he had just seen with Jessica Alba featuring her new venture: The Honest Company. Always on the lookout for stylishly sustainable products, I checked out the website. Not only does The Honest Company offer premium plant-based wipes and disposable diapers in...

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Bigelow Tea’s Cindi Bigelow on Why Your Career is Like a Bottle of Wine

Cindi Bigelow is the president of Bigelow Tea. Bigelow Tea (http://www.bigelowtea.com/) is a family owned company, whose goal is to produce the best cup of tea possible. In this video Cindi talks to NEXT for Women about what we need to succeed. Her belief – we need time. We need time to mature, time to get an education, time to...

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