Proud to be Empowered

Posted by on September, 11, 2015 in Change, Empowerment, Views and Insights

What is Empowerment All About? Empowerment is a major buzzword and has been for quite a while. But what is empowerment? It is a term so widely used that its actual definition and what it entails has become somewhat hazy and subject to various interpretations. But let’s look at one such definition, formulated by a couple of researchers and empowerment activists, Nanette Page and Cheryl E. Czuba. According to them, empowerment is a multifaceted...

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Why Are Women-Led Businesses More Successful?

Posted by on June, 15, 2015 in Glass Ceiling, Leadership, Success, Views and Insights, Women Entrepreneurs

Women-Led Businesses vs. Men-Led Businesses A host of scientific research has demonstrated that business enterprises led by women tend to perform better and drive fatter bottom lines than companies with men at the helm. One of the biggest and the one that first revealed the so-called “woman effect”, was McKinsey’s “Women Matter” report which found a positive correlation between the number of women of a company’s management team and its...

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How Great Teams Are Built

Posted by on June, 3, 2015 in Communication, Leadership, Team Building, Views and Insights

Teambuilding Team building — what’s the first thing that springs to your mind? Picnics, paintball contests, seminars or another event claiming to be building a team spirit among co-workers. But team building is more than just a series of events; it’s a whole philosophy that aims to motivate people, make them more productive and more efficient in their work. Team spirit makes communication between employees themselves and between the team...

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Are You Empowered?

Posted by on June, 2, 2015 in Empowerment, Personal Development, Views and Insights

What is Empowerment All About? Empowerment is a major buzzword and has been for quite a while. But what is empowerment? It is a term so widely used that its actual definition and what it entails has become somewhat hazy and subject to various interpretations. But let’s look at one such definition, formulated by a couple of researchers and empowerment activists, Nanette Page and Cheryl E. Czuba. According to them, empowerment is a multifaceted...

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Do Men and Women Define Success Differently?

Posted by on May, 28, 2015 in Personal Development, Success, Views and Insights

Success — It’s Different for Women You thought so, isn’t that what you’re telling yourself? That of course the definition of success is different for men and women. However, according to statistical research, the difference is a surprising one: Men are the ones for whom success is more about having a family not about having money. That goes against all gender stereotypes and reflects how radically things have changed over the last few...

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Is Freelancing for You?

Posted by on May, 8, 2014 in Career Development, Change, Networking, Personal Development, Success, Time Management, Views and Insights

The Perks Of Being A Freelancer Freelancing has become one of the major buzzwords in the world of work in the past few years as technology has made it possible for more and more people to work from the comfort of their own homes or wherever they like. Statistics from 2006 by the Government Accountability Office showed that as much as 30% of the U.S. workforce, or 42.6 million people, worked as some sort of freelancer. By 2020, estimates peg the...

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