women

Embracing Your Personal Power

You empower others by empowering yourself! March 8 is International Women’s Day.  How will you be celebrating this occasion?  Is there a woman you can reach out to who may need some inspiration or guidance? When I first started Smart Women’s Empowerment, my dream was to create an army of smart, successful women who would …

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Engaging Others Can Create Clarity and Confidence

Many leadership consultants will tell you that being a leader is about the ‘we’ and not the ‘me’ philosophy. Career success is no different. After all, you are the leader of you and your own career, but it’s not just the role you have in getting to the next level, it’s also the people you involve along the way.

Living Her Legacy

As Henry Ford famously proclaimed, “Whether you think you can or whether think you can’t, you’re right.” Throughout my life, I have learned that it is the mindset and determination which decides a person’s success or failure. I share with you my humble story. I was a refugee child, who with the help of a …

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How this Female Business Owner learned that Letting Go is the best way to grow

Letting go of control is a challenge for every entrepreneur but an essential one too. As Karen Auster proves, it’s a vital step toward keeping your sanity intact and helping your business to bloom. As founder and CEO of the Brooklyn-based Auster Agency, an experiential marketing firm, Karen found she was stretching herself too thin …

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Socialization and #MeToo

Why have there been dozens and dozens of men accused of sexual harassment? Why has sexual misconduct continued for decades, despite corporate sexual harassment training and law suits? Why aren’t more men held accountable for their actions?  The answer comes down to how boys and men are socialized, and the masculine culture of the U.S. …

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