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WAF’s Five for Friday- The “What I learned from the Pink Event” Edition

November 19, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Money & Career, WAF's Fab Finds

A million dollar idea could be wearing $10 shoes, do you and only you, hoping can’t replace planning and more in this week’s Five for Friday, the “Pink Event” edition…

What doesn’t kill you…

September 9, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Money & Career

Editor’s Note: Today’s contribution to our Career section comes from blogger Denise D. She writes for the blog, Really Bad Boss, which has been featured in the Huffington Post and The Sun Times. In this piece she talks about making the best out of a bad job, boss or work situation…advice that can be applied […]

Women at Forty’s Whirly Girls

August 16, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Money & Career, Whirly Girls

I’m launching a new series on the site called Women at Forty’s Whirly Girls. The term “Whirly Girl” refers to the group of less than 1,700 female helicopter pilots in the world. For me the term represents women who are innovators, risk takers and who’ve taken the often bumpy, sometimes risky, road less traveled. Over the next few weeks I’ll be introducing you to women in their 40’s who are doing just that.

WAF’s Five for Friday – The Be Better Businesswomen Edition

August 6, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life

No matter where you are in your career – reentering the workforce after being a stay at home mom, taking the leap at being your own boss, or still working your way up the corporate ladder, this week’s Five for Friday features five websites that will empower, educate and inspire you to picture yourself a success. No more business as usual…

Fear, the final frontier: Why women are bad at networking

March 15, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Money & Career

A recent UK Times Online headline read, “Why women are such bad networkers.” My knee jerk reaction was to cry foul. One problem – it’s true. Well it’s true for many of us. We’re not talking about setting up Facebook and Twitter accounts or being the life of a party when you know and like everyone there. No, we’re talking about the kind of networking that gets empires established, rules changed, and money – serious money – made.