"The Makers" - Stories of Trailblazing Women

By: Merrilyn Datta On: Apr 18, 2013

By the early 1980’s, about half of college graduates in the United States were women, paving the way for opportunity. But in spite of women’s strides in educational achievement, only about 21% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women and only about 17% of board seats are held by women.

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Doing What You Love for a Living with Sharon Lutz

By: Rebecca Esposito On: Feb 21, 2013

Are you doing what you love? Sharon Lutz, the Executive Director for the Texas Choral Directors Association and the Texas Orchestra Directors Association is no stranger to the satisfaction that comes from doing what one loves for a living. Respected and appreciated for her work with area non-profits and the colleges of business at the University of Houston and the University of Texas, Sharon has combined her love for life and her strategic business experience to help further the goals and missions of institutions close to her heart.

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What it Takes to Become a CEO with Wendy Hoenig

By: Rebecca Esposito On: Jan 31, 2013

Join Wendy Hoenig, President & CEO, H&H Business Development, LLC in this video presentation as she discusses what it takes to be a CEO. As a senior executive with 26 years of experience in new business development in Fortune 100 corporations, Wendy has the vision and understanding on what it takes to develop the unique skills that are necessary to become a successful CEO.

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Why Women Still Can't Have It All

By: Rebecca Esposito On: Jun 28, 2012

Article re-posted from The Atlantic Magazine. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By: Rebecca Esposito On: Jul 20, 2011

The world today is defined by instant gratification. How are you shortchanging long-term success for instant gratification in your professional life? Through this constant connection to information and the ease to obtain instant gratification, our brains are being conditioned for short-term thinking. The sad reality is that this has permeated our business behavior as well. We seldom think about the implications of today’s decisions on the future. We often have conversations without thinking through the best approach for a particular conversation. We deliver presentations just to get them over with so we can move on to the next thing on our to-do list.

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