Working Women

Women are Stronger Together

Studies show that organizations with more senior ranking women have a competitive edge. Recent research also indicates that women in business who seek out peer support groups are more successful and happier than those who do not.  The presence of supportive peers that understand your pressures and challenges reduces your  stress. What’s the power of […]

Ask Gracefully, But Ask

I recently attended the Waves of Change Women’s event honoring former Tampa Mayor, Sandy Freedman and Sheila Johnson, co-founder of BET (sold to Viacom for $3 billion in 2002) and the first black female billionaire. Currently Johnson serves as Founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts which includes Innesbrook Resort as one of its properties. Johnson’s […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day Makes Good Business Sense

#BeBoldForChange is this year’s theme celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8. IWD was started in the early 1900’s in conjunction with women’s participation in the labor movement. The intention of IWD is to honor, appreciate and hold up for public notice women around the world as well as those in our community – […]

Women Win with Transformational Leadership

While more than 10 years old and challenged for relying on students to measure workplace attitudes, Harvard Business School’s much-discussed “Heidi/Howard” study, still rings fundamentally true—and it points toward an alternative way women in leadership can win.   In that study, professors assigned students a true case study about entrepreneur Heidi Roizen’s career. Half the […]