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She Takes on the World » Six Tips to Stress-Free Business Travel

She Takes on the World » Six Tips to Stress-Free Business Travel | Women in Business | Scoop.it

I know that like most of you who have thriving careers or busy building a business, traveling for work will always be part of my life. So instead of avoiding it, I decided to do several things that will reduce the stress brought by business travel.


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Good advice and worth sharing. Rather unrealistic for my typical business travel schedule. Also, I am personally a fan of red eye flights. 

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Arabella Santiago's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:31 AM

Short and sweet advice for business women travelers on how to make it more stress free.

Zars Media's curator insight, April 19, 2013 7:08 PM

maiden-voyage comes to mind. http://www.maiden-voyage.com/

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Stay-at-Home Moms Rise in Reversal of Modern Family Trend

Stay-at-Home Moms Rise in Reversal of Modern Family Trend | Women in Business | Scoop.it
American mothers are reversing a historical trend and increasingly staying home, a change driven by demographic, societal and economic forces, including the worst recession in seven decades.
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I'd love to see statistics for stay-at-home dads. 

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Women, Success, and Corporate Culture: Are These the Values We Want? | Xconomy

Women, Success, and Corporate Culture: Are These the Values We Want? | Xconomy | Women in Business | Scoop.it
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, is probably right. What it takes to be successful in a U.S. company and what we define as success in America
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What does success mean to you? 

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Why Does the Tech World Tear Down Successful Women?

Why Does the Tech World Tear Down Successful Women? | Women in Business | Scoop.it
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer have received intense criticism for their policies and opinions. Is nitpicking the root of the problem?
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More on Melissa and Sheryl. 

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Is There Life After Work?

Is There Life After Work? | Women in Business | Scoop.it
Reflections on balancing (or failing to balance) a job with the rest of life.
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One person's account of the never ending attempt to successfully maintain work-life balance.

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Your Personal Brand Is More Than Just Your Job

Your Personal Brand Is More Than Just Your Job | Women in Business | Scoop.it
We are all independent contractors. The distinction between “inside” and “outside” people—a cultural divide 15 years ago—is a payroll detail now
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"Whether we reflect it on our LinkedIn profile or not, we’ve got a brand, a network, and, in the best case, a plan for our career that is distinct from our employer’s plan for us. (Begging the question: Does your employer have a plan for your career?)"

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Former Bank Executive: Women, Ask For A Raise!

Former Bank Executive: Women, Ask For A Raise! | Women in Business | Scoop.it
As leader of the women's network 85 Broads, Sallie Krawcheck lobbies for better gender equality in boardrooms. She also says women need to negotiate tougher to get there.
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Interesting insights from Sallie Krawcheck

 

"When men enter a negotiation, they're focused on coming out the other side winning. And when women enter a negotiation, they're more focused on coming out the other side with the relationship intact." 

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She Takes on the World » Six Tips to Stress-Free Business Travel

She Takes on the World » Six Tips to Stress-Free Business Travel | Women in Business | Scoop.it

I know that like most of you who have thriving careers or busy building a business, traveling for work will always be part of my life. So instead of avoiding it, I decided to do several things that will reduce the stress brought by business travel.


Via Arabella Santiago
Arlene Todd's insight:

Good advice and worth sharing. Rather unrealistic for my typical business travel schedule. Also, I am personally a fan of red eye flights. 

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Arabella Santiago's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:31 AM

Short and sweet advice for business women travelers on how to make it more stress free.

Zars Media's curator insight, April 19, 2013 7:08 PM

maiden-voyage comes to mind. http://www.maiden-voyage.com/

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In this corner there's Sheryl Sandberg. In this corner there's Anne-Marie Slaughter. And then there's reality

In this corner there's Sheryl Sandberg. In this corner there's Anne-Marie Slaughter. And then there's reality | Women in Business | Scoop.it
A few hours ago, my husband came into the living room -- where I hunker down writing most days -- with a hopeless look on his face. "I feel like a total dick," he said. His job is in Las Vegas, and...
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Excellent points by Sarah Lacy. 

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Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ | Women in Business | Scoop.it
In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, encourages women to make their voices heard at the workplace.
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Just downloaded "Lean In" and looking forward to reading Sheryl's perspective on women and the workplace. 

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The Tyranny of the Queen Bee

The Tyranny of the Queen Bee | Women in Business | Scoop.it
Women who reached positions of power were supposed to be mentors to those who followed, writes Peggy Drexler—but something is amiss in the professional sisterhood.
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Bzzzzzzz. Have you ever been stung by the "Queen Bee"? 

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