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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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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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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Susan Shor of Eileen Fisher on What To Ask A Potential Employer

Susan Shor is the Chief Culture Officer & Facilitating Leader at Eileen Fisher (http://www.eileenfisher.com), an American clothing retailer, known for the simplicity of clothing and the use of non-traditional models. Considering a new job? Interviewing at a company? Susan talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about what to ask a potential employer. These questions can include: What has been difficult...

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Co-producer of ‘Yogawoman’ Kate Clere McIntyre on Directing Your Career In The Arts

Kate Clere McIntyre is the co-producer and director of the documentary film “Yogawoman” (http://www.yogawoman.tv/), a film about a generation of women who are leading the way in teaching the traditions of yoga from the busy streets of Manhattan to the dusty slums of Kenya. In this video Kate talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com/) about directing your career in the...

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Inside The Mind Of A Confident Job Seeker

You know that friend who’s holding out for the perfect job, that candidate who seems perfectly relaxed in the waiting area, or the roommate who says she nailed her interview? Maybe you’re one of those people, but more likely, you’re wondering how they’re so confident, and how you can be that way, too. Let’s get inside the head of a...

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Rachel Thebault of Tribeca Treats on Taking The Leap To Start Her Own Bakery

Rachel Thebault (http://rachelthebault.com) is the owner and head confectioner at Tribeca Treats (http://www.tribecatreats.com), a specialty bakery in downtown Manhattan, offering a wide variety of chocolates, cookies, cupcakes, and cakes. In this video Rachel talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about taking the leap to start her own business including the 3 steps she took when launching her own bakery.  

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Find the Intersection of Passion And Profit (spreadsheet included!)

You’ve seen the above diagram before, right? And you thought to yourself, “Yes! That makes perfect sense. I’m on the road to career enlightenment! Except… I don’t know what fits inside that magical Venn diagram.” Before you head back to square one, I’ll give you an actual method (yes, there’s even a spreadsheet involved) to get yourself on the road...

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When The Job You Have Is Just A Job. And You Want A Career.

  Following graduation, Whytney knew she wanted to find a job as a nonprofit communications specialist. She landed an internship at a small nonprofit organization, where both she and her employers were pleased with her work. The internship evolved into a job offer, which Whytney readily accepted. She was quickly disillusioned by her role as Special Projects Manager, however. The...

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