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2018 Volunteer Information

All volunteer spots have been filled for the 2018 conference and the waiting list has reached capacity as well. This page is a resource for volunteers who have signed up for the 2018 conference. Volunteers help to set up the day before the conference and to keep things running smoothly on conference day. You are required to work only one shift and, in exchange for volunteering, you will receive free … [ more ]

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Addicted to Busy: Your Blueprint for Burnout Prevention (Free Teleclass)

Addicted to Busy: Your Blueprint for Burnout Prevention Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:00-1:30pm EST Are you addicted to busy? Burnout is one of the fast growing professional obstacles people face, and it’s hitting high-achieving women hard. In this informative 30-minute session, Paula Davis-Laack, a stress and resiliency expert, will explore what burnout is, what causes it, and the warning signs you need to look out for. Participants will come away … [ more ]

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9 Ways the U.S. Women’s World Cup Win Makes the World a Better Place

You don’t have to be a soccer fanatic to understand how truly awesome the U.S. women’s World Cup win is. So you can have a full and fine appreciation, here, with help from our Facebook followers, are 9 ways the triumph raised the bar, shifted the paradigm, shattered the ceiling—and otherwise rocked:

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Exclusive Offer from Good Morning America’s Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson lived for nearly 40 years believing that if only she could lose weight everything would be perfect—only to discover that life doesn’t work that way. She finally did what had always been impossible: She lost 62 pounds in a year, and more since then. But rainbows and unicorns never appeared. While she’s incredibly proud of her ongoing weight loss journey—a gigantic reward itself—it took several subsequent personal and … [ more ]

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Courage Training for Civilians

On her third tour of duty in Afghanistan, rescue helicopter pilot MJ Hegar and her crew were Medevacing three American soldiers who urgently needed surgery when they took fire from a large belt-fed machine gun. Still, they lifted off, determined to save the wounded soldiers’ lives. But with their fuel lines hit, they had to crash land. Hegar, who sustained shrapnel in her arm and thigh, fought the enemy off … [ more ]

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What You Really Need to Do to Move Up

Do you undermine yourself when you talk? If you say “just” a lot (as in, just checking in or this will just take a minute), former Google executive Ellen Petry Leanse says yes. In her LinkedIn blog post, which got a lot of people talking this summer, she claims that women say the word a lot more than men, and that the tendency can undercut one’s clarity and credibility. “Using … [ more ]

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Negotiation Tips That Work for Women

Compared to men, women tend to be less successful at negotiating— especially compensation—not because we’re bad at it. But because “we simply don’t do it,” says Margaret Ann Neale, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of Getting (More of) What You Want. “We’re socialized to want to be liked, and when we negotiate, we’re perceived as being demanding, greedy and not nice.” … [ more ]

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Small Attitude Changes, Big Money Impact

A fact of life they didn’t tell you middle school: You’ll likely be flying solo at some point during your retirement, if not at the start. “From the age of 65 to the end of life, most American women are single, and if they lost a partner, their standard of living drops,” says Kerry Hannon, a retirement and personal finance expert and author most recently of Love Your Job: The … [ more ]

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From Rancher’s Daughter to….

By Elizabeth Gore, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Dell Spending my youth on a horse and cattle ranch in Texas, I never imagined that my career path would lead me from the Peace Corps in Bolivia to leadership roles at the United Nations Foundation and now to my current job as Dell’s entrepreneur-in-residence, supporting entrepreneurial growth on a global scale. I mean can a girl with dirt on her boots end up as a … [ more ]

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