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Heard the What It Takes session w @GloriaBanks was a winner… Based in standing room only crowd, I wasn’t the only one. #TXConfWomen — Narissa Johnson (@NarissaTweets) October 15, 2015 How dope is this vault of love, empowerment, & inclusiveness for mamas at the #TXConfWomen?! ?????#breastfeeding pic.twitter.com/jctrN0jSgw — Jade Moore (@MsJadeMoore) October 15, 2015 “You become just like the people you hang around.”[email protected] #TXConfWomen — KristanBraziel (@KristanBraziel) October 15, 2015 … [ 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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What Would You Have Done In Ellen Pao’s Shoes?

The upside to Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins: It brought workplace sexism out into the open, making it part of the national conversation for several weeks. But even after the court ruled against Pao, women everywhere continued to talk about the subtle and not-so-subtle forms of sex discrimination that take place in the office. What’s the best way to handle them? Could Pao have stood up … [ more ]

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Micro-Workouts: The Secret of Busy, Fit Women

Sure, hour-long workouts are great if you have the time. But for the other 362 days of the year, you need to exercise more efficiently. Hello, Micro-Workouts! “The idea, backed by science, is that if you work out smarter, you don’t have to work out longer,” says Chris Jordan, director of exercise physiology at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and creator of the original 7-minute workout that was … [ more ]

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Exclusive Interview: DKNY PR GIRL Gets Advice-y

Alert TMZ! Aliza Licht, aka DKNY PR GIRL, has a past: The smart, funny and oh-so au currant voice on Twitter was once a science geek. “It’s true—I majored in neurobiology and physiology in preparation for medical school,” says Licht. But before she got there, she realized her true calling was for a career in fashion—and after a few years in magazines and almost 17 years at Donna Karan International, … [ more ]

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The Four Anchors of Work-Life Balance

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Networking Online Strategically

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A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing To Waste

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Why Typical Networking Doesn’t Work

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Four Tips to Get the Most from the Day!

Now that you’ve done your pre-conference preparation, you’re ready to hit the ground running at the Texas Conference for Women! This video features four easy tips to get you through the day successfully. Many thanks to Linda Waters, owner of Back to Business and the Confidence Beads , and to Technology Therapy, for sponsoring and creating these videos.

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