Scared To Deliver Feedback? Don’t Be.

“Wow, no one ever told me.” This phrase has been uttered by too many people in the working world. Wouldn’t you agree? Have you ever said it?   It continues to amaze me that leaders can’t or don’t choose to provide difficult feedback when an employee isn’t performing to expectations. How many employees do you believe were surprised over the...

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Whitney Leipzig of PopChips on Why Even Managers Are Truck Drivers at Start-Ups

Whitney Leipzig is the northeast marketing manager at PopChips (http://www.popchips.com/), a manufacturer of healthy, delicious, and all-natural bags of chips for people to snack on. In this video Whitney talks to NEXT for Women about the process of going from a start-up to a success. She states some very important steps that include: doing what needs to be done, making...

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The 411 on Leadership: Part 2

Still looking for tips to develop your leadership skills? Read on for more from our leadership series! Come Prepared, Very Prepared We all thought that homework was over the day we were granted our college diploma. There may not be any more lab reports or exams, but you still have homework. Before entering a meeting, research topics on the agenda so...

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Cindi Bigelow on Her Dream To Run Bigelow Tea

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. One tactic used it to overwrap and seal the tea bag in a fresh foil packet, so that the flavor stays until one is ready to drink a cup of tea. In this...

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Fashion Designer Liz Lange: The Accidental Entrepreneur

Liz Lange, Founder & Director of Liz Lange Maternity (www.lizlange.com / www.target.com) and Co-Founder of Shopafrolic (www.shopafrolic.com ), speaks with NEXT for Women about how she came to be an entrepreneur. She calls herself and accidental entrepreneur due the fact that she fell into this great idea when her friends complained about maternity clothing in general and seeing that their...

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Hugh Evans: CEO of The Global Poverty Project on The Power Of A Mentor

Hugh Evans is the CEO of the Global Poverty Project. The Global Poverty Project (http://www.globalpovertyproject.com) is a non-profit with the goal to end extreme poverty within a generation. In this video Hugh talks to NEXT for Women about the power of a mentor. His greatest mentor has been his family who have been with him along the way since the...

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Proud To Be Chic Sirens

We are so excited to be partnering with Chic CEO for the launch of their brand new Chic Siren program. Chic CEO is a fabulous resource for female entrepreneurs. They give all of the ground level – fundamental information you need to get your business started for free on their site. After much anticipation, they are now launching their Chic...

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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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Ted Rubin on Getting Hired: How To Make The Cut

Ted Rubin, Chief Social Marketing Officer at Collective Bias and the #1 most-followed CMO on Twitter, speaks with NEXT for Women about getting hired and how to make the cut. Ted wants to hire people who are proactive and aggressive, have some social media smarts, react well in an interview, and most importantly, follow up. Find Ted on Twitter at...

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From Pilot To Health Coach: Samantha Bradford On Career Transition

Samantha Bradford is a commercial airline pilot who discovered a second career as a holistic health coach (http://destinationwellness.us) after her own health crisis opened her up to the need to eat well and care for her body. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and coaches clients when she isn’t flying.

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