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Finding hope for Business in this Terrible – Horrible – No – Good- Very – Bad Election Cycle.

Ellen Ensher & Lindsey Western I feel badly that for my college students this is their very first time to vote in a Presidential election. I feel badly that this election cycle is so rife with negativity and that “Election … Continue reading

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Don’t Let your 9-5 Job Keep You from Looking Great

What should I wear? Those simple words can strike terror or delight into the hearts of many of us (okay I might be speaking to the ladies more on this one!). I  grew up as the little sister to the … Continue reading

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Shut it Down: A Humorous Look at Sexual Harassment Training for a Serious Topic

We are in an era of heightened awareness of sexual assault on campuses and sexual harassment at work. There seems to be tremendous inconsistency between various work environments about what is acceptable and what is not. , although the laws … Continue reading

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If Barbie Can Be an Astronaut, Why Can’t I?

Guest Blog by Savannah Bigley I am on vacation so I showcasing some of my student’s guest blog posts. I have to confess I was the classic little sister and I stole all of my sister’s Barbies and still remember … Continue reading

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Leadership in Scandal: Olivia Pope: Head Gladiator in Charge

Guest Post by Megan Trudo How does our wardrobe signal our leadership style? It is an interesting question and my student from last semester, Megan Trudo, does a great job writing about this. I am on vacation to Europe for … Continue reading

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How to Design a Kick-Ass Presentation for All Ages, Industries, and Contexts

For the rest of our life, most of us will have to do presentations of one kind or another. In fact, one night I was home with son and husband and I looked around the kitchen table and I realized … Continue reading

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Overcome Personal or Professional Changes by Connecting with a Network of Mentors

I have been writing and studying and talking about mentoring for over 20 years and yet I have a confession.  By the end of 2014 I was a little burned out on the topic of mentoring. I kind had the … Continue reading

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Who is in Your Mentoring Lineage?

What does Justin Bieber have in common with Steve Jobs? They are both part of a mentoring lineage. A lineage is sort of like a protégé- mentor-grand-mentor kind of relationship. I think as we go forward in our careers, it … Continue reading

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High-Tech, High-Touch Tension: Trends in Human Resource Management

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Webinar on Mentoring Now Available Online

I had the pleasure of working with Northwestern University Career Services and provided a one-hour webinar that provides information on how to develop your own power mentoring network and action steps. Here is what my client had to say and … Continue reading

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