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When Wall Street Needs Scapegoats, Women Beware

8 Nov

We all applaud when we hear that a woman has been given a great opportunity to head a major company. But hold the cheers. Dangers may lurk in high places.Female business leaders are more likely to be appointed to powerful positions when an organization is in crisis or in high-risk circumstances. In short, these women are perched on \”a glass cliff,\” set up for failure.

via When Wall Street Needs Scapegoats, Women Beware | Womens eNews.



Study: Women Get Fewer Game-Changing Leadership Roles

15 Nov

Marissa  Mayer is one of the few. Studies have shown that the representation of women in the senior ranks has been virtually unchanged for years, despite considerable organizational investment in talent management systems. According to a study by Catalyst, women rarely get game changing leadership roles.

via Study: Women Get Fewer Game-Changing Leadership Roles – Christine Silva and Herminia Ibarra – Harvard Business Review.


What’s Your Negotiating Style?

25 Oct

One of the biggest mistakes women make is not negotiating compensation whenever they have an opportunity to do so.  I remember years ago hearing Nell Merlino say that women leaving money on the table. When taking on a freelance client, working with advertisers or any kind of  business deal where money is exchanged, I often pause.  Saying yes too quickly can cost you.

Read this article from Women For Hire about negotiating.


Women Are Outearning Men; But There Is Still More To Work To Do.

8 Sep

This morning, I reading this article on Lemondrop and was surprised to hear that women are outearning men, but as I read the whole piece, it shows that it is only true for a young urban women.

According to a recent study, if you’re a single woman between the ages of 22 and 30, and live in a larger city, chances are you’re earning more than your male counterparts. About 8 percent more, specifically.

But don’t declare victory yet, ladies. As of the close of summer 2010, we still have quite a bit of work to get every woman’s pay equal to men’s.  Women are still lagging and the two things we all need to do next.

Sell Yourself. This is crucial for women to do. Be proud of your accomplishments and tell people about them.

Reject the First Offer. In other words, don’t leave money on the table.

92Y Tribeca Talk: Womenomics

18 May

On Wednesday, June 3rd, there’s a cool afternoon talk, Womenomics, It’s about women and management at the 92Y Tribeca,  featuring authors Claire Shipman and Katty Kay.

Join a discussion that examines how women’s management style is ideally suited to the new business world and how women can have more time and freedom in their jobs without falling off the professional ladder. In their new book Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success, veteran journalists Claire Shipman and Katty Kay show professional women how they can redefine success, be more productive and find jobs that don’t require an all-or-nothing lifestyle.

200 Hudson Street
Wed, Jun 3, 2009, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Price: $16

Working Women’s Luncheon: April 22

23 Mar

WCBS presents its ninth annual Working Women’s Luncheon on Wednesday April 22 at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center. Women For Hire CEO Tory Johnson will be the keynote speaker.  Tickets are $50.  (until April 1st)

The luncheon will open up with a unique networking session that leads to an interview with Tory Johnson, hosted by WCBS-AM Morning Anchor, Pat Carroll. Come hear Tory and her team discuss networking, career change, marketing and reinventing yourself.

Yes You Can, Start A Business!

29 Jan


Since no one can count on their jobs there are alot of women thinking aboutstarting a business either as a side hustle or because you are so over of the rat race.  Even though people may be telling you that you are crazy to start a business in this economy, they are wrong. The one thing that I keep emphasizing to my clients is ABUNDANCE!  The empire that you want to create starts in your mind. This is the time to start that business!

I want to give you three resources you can use to get your business going, flowing, and GROWING!

*Count Me In-Count Me In is a fabulous organization that is having a year long business growth marathon to help women grow their businesses. In the marathon you can walk, jog, or run!  Count Me In is offering resources, business education, and community.  It is a dynamic program and community is highly important as you are grow your business. Some of the sponsors for Count Me In are American Express, Dell, and Jet Blue to name a few. There is a $100.00 fee to join the marathon. For more information,

*Wealth Success and Women– This is a new program that I am happy to be a part of that is officially launching in February. Wealth Women  and Success has the goal of empowering women through entrepreneurship and create
millionaire lifestyles. This program is FREE. That’s right free to join in on the millionaire  diva programs and millionaire diva mastermind.You only need a positive attitude and be ready to take action. Sign up for the useful tips  that come to you everyday that can help you grow your business. The weekly Millionaire Diva calls are great as well because not only do you get information, you can ask questions that specifically affect your business. You will get out of this program what you put in.

*The Luscious Life Business Strategy call– I offer one hour strategy calls that can cover massive information about starting a business, helping you pick a niche, resources, ideas, etc. that will save you time and money in the long run. The strategy call is great especially if you are on a shoestring budget. Forget that saying that  “you have to spend money to make money”.There is a world of free resources via the internet, you just need to know that they exist. Email me for more information or to schedule a call.

There is never a perfect time to start a business so stop waiting and dreaming about it. There is no time like the present. There are resources, organizations, and groups to help you. You do not have to do it alone. Remember that massive action=momentum. Begin to day and take your business all the way to success.