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Career Growth and Self-Improvement for Women in the Business World
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 'Failure is what I'm best at'

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 'Failure is what I'm best at' | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Barbara Corcoran is a real estate mogul -- but things haven't always been so sunny. At a recent summit, she spoke candidly about her failures.
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10 Female Entrepreneurs Who Inspired Us in 2013

10 Female Entrepreneurs Who Inspired Us in 2013 | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Every year, more and more women are taking the leap into entrepreneurship and starting successful businesses. Here are 10 female entrepreneurs who inspired us this year.

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Womenabler's curator insight, December 25, 2013 11:16 AM

Congrats to all - especially my fellow womenabler Melinda!

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3 Things Men Can Learn From Women That Will Make Their Business More ... - Huffington Post

3 Things Men Can Learn From Women That Will Make Their Business More ... - Huffington Post | Women and Success | Scoop.it
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Before I founded Web.com, I watched as my wife faced many challenges as she launched and built her own business into a thriving company.

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Focus on doing good work and the money will take care of itself - Kylea Tink McGrath Foundation - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business

Focus on doing good work and the money will take care of itself - Kylea Tink McGrath Foundation - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Kylea Tink CEO McGrath Foundation talks to us about her career's journey and what keeps her inspired.

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As CEO for the McGrath Foundation, Kylea is responsible for ensuring all the foundation’s activities continue to work towards the founders’ original visions for providing support to women with breast cancer and their families across Australia and for increased breast awareness in younger women. Here Kylea talks about her career journey and what inspires her to get out of bed each morning.

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The 5 Stages of a Breakthrough Idea

The 5 Stages of a Breakthrough Idea | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Do you talk yourself out of potentially great ideas? Don't worry, that's all part of the cycle. Here's how a breakthrough really happens.

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Zara founder Rosalia Mera's fast-fashion legacy to the British high street - Telegraph

Zara founder Rosalia Mera's fast-fashion legacy to the British high street - Telegraph | Women and Success | Scoop.it
In March this year, a fashion empire that started life on a kitchen table in a downtrodden corner of northwest Spain was named International Retailer of the Year at the Oscars of the retail industry, the Oracle Retail Week Awards.
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The Incredible Gen Y Women Who Are Innovating The Future | The Next Women - Business Magazine

The Incredible Gen Y Women Who Are Innovating The Future | The Next Women - Business Magazine | Women and Success | Scoop.it
The NextWomen Family Business & Generations Theme.Aerospace engineer Natalie Panek looks at some of the amazing Gen Y women who are shaping the future with their innovations.Innovation is found in those who let curiosity...

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Burka Avenger: An Animated Superhero Fighting For Girls' Right To Education In Pakistan

Burka Avenger: An Animated Superhero Fighting For Girls' Right To Education In Pakistan | Women and Success | Scoop.it
There's a new superhero debuting on Pakistani television screens in August. Like Batman, this new hero has a taste for all-black outfits. But unlike Batman, she's a mild-mannered Pakistani teacher by day - and her outfit of choice isn't...
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Show Me the Money! 5 Ways to Stop Underearning in Your Small Business

Show Me the Money! 5 Ways to Stop Underearning in Your Small Business | Women and Success | Scoop.it
The typical “nonemployer business" made $43,000 in 2010. Ouch! These 5 strategies make sure your small business isn't underearning. (RT @Synnovatia: Show Me the Money!
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50 Years of Tough Questions and ‘Thank You, Mr. President’ - NYTimes.com

50 Years of Tough Questions and ‘Thank You, Mr. President’ - NYTimes.com | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Helen Thomas died Saturday, going to miss her presence on press conferences #obituaries #press #politics http://t.co/RLj78ImrRt
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She was such an inspiration!

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5 Ways To Improve Your Business Motivation | Accounts Resource

Do you find that sometimes you lack that feeling of get-up-and-go? Here are 5 ways to improve your business motivation.
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'Man Of Steel' And Lois Lane: The Importance Of Superman's Heroic Woman - MTV.com

'Man Of Steel' And Lois Lane: The Importance Of Superman's Heroic Woman - MTV.com | Women and Success | Scoop.it
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She's a great reporter — one of the best around and earns the respect and awe of Superman.
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Let’s face it, the ‘beauty premium’ exists at work

Let’s face it, the ‘beauty premium’ exists at work | Women and Success | Scoop.it
We may say looks don’t mean anything, that it’s your brain that counts. But it's not true (Loved your column today, @LeahEichler!
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21 Amazing Women In Science - Business Insider

21 Amazing Women In Science - Business Insider | Women and Success | Scoop.it
The Grolier Club sponsored the "Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement" exhibit, about women who led the way in STEM fields.

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5 reasons you need to find time for exercise - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business

5 reasons you need to find time for exercise - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Shauna Maguire talks about why you need to find time for exercise.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, November 11, 2013 6:17 AM

When stacked up against all your other commitments, exercise often doesn’t make the grade.

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Women in Business: Now's Your Time to Shine - PayScale Career News

Women in Business: Now's Your Time to Shine PayScale Career News A UC Davis study, which surveyed the state of California women business leaders, showed that among “California's 400 biggest companies, 5.5 percent (22 companies) have three or more...

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Why should an entrepreneur outsource? - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business

Why should an entrepreneur outsource? - Leaders in Heels | For Successful Women in Business | Women and Success | Scoop.it
Anna Danés talks about the value and need to outsource when you're starting a business. (RT @LeadersinHeels: .@virtualteams advice for #startup #businesses - outsource! Why?

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Clara Lippert Glenn, on Balancing Intensity and ‘Kumbaya’

Clara Lippert Glenn, on Balancing Intensity and ‘Kumbaya’ | Women and Success | Scoop.it
The C.E.O.of the Oxford Princeton Program says her leadership style has evolved to emphasize “the importance of culture, environment and work-life balance.” (Clara Lippert Glenn, on Balancing Intensity and ‘Kumbaya’
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Woman on the Moon: A Beltway insider's take on Brainstorm's innovators - Fortune

Woman on the Moon: A Beltway insider's take on Brainstorm's innovators - Fortune | Women and Success | Scoop.it
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FORTUNE -- Silicon Valley club members love to extol the virtues of dynamic disruption. I live in the valley of dynamic dysfunction: Washington D.C..
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Top 5 Career Regrets

Top 5 Career Regrets | Women and Success | Scoop.it
What do professionals—from a Fortune 500 CEO to a self-employed photographer—say they regret the most about their careers?
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The State of Women-Owned Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

The State of Women-Owned Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] | Women and Success | Scoop.it
As our economy changes, entrepreneurial women are emerging as leaders of industry, bringing significant, fresh ideas to the marketplace. American Express OPEN wants to tell you ...

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malek's curator insight, July 20, 2013 12:10 PM

To get a clue of what's going on the business women arena, you have to measure it. That's how OPEN came into existence.

 What OPEN discovered is that growth by women-owned businesses is surging at a pace faster than that of any other group — over the past 15 years, 1.5 times greater than other groups. That’s a tremendous accomplishment, and women have reason to celebrate.

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Nurturing Your Network | 4 Business Networking - Entrepreneurs Network

Nurturing Your Network | 4 Business Networking - Entrepreneurs Network | Women and Success | Scoop.it
If you are fortunate enough to have a network of indispensable allies who contribute to the welfare of your company or the prosperity of your career, taking the time to nurture the relationship is essential to adding greater depth and strengthening...
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50 Years Ago, 1st Woman to Fly in Space Wore World's 1st Mission Patch - Yahoo! News

50 Years Ago, 1st Woman to Fly in Space Wore World's 1st Mission Patch - Yahoo! News | Women and Success | Scoop.it
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4 Ways Technology Is Transforming Business Strategy - Forbes

4 Ways Technology Is Transforming Business Strategy - Forbes | Women and Success | Scoop.it
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These days, however, business models have a short shelf life. The difference lies in accelerating returns.

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