The Business World Articles

  • Love Note to Paris

    Love Note to Paris

    by on April 16th, 2014

    It’s cliché, but I’m in love with Paris. It didn’t take much to enchant me, just two long weekends away, and now Nick and I are both ready to spend every remaining weekend of our year in Europe wandering the … Read More

  • Reflections on Female Leadership

    Reflections on Female Leadership

    by on April 13th, 2014

    Today’s article was written by Nicole Chacin. Due to the immense privilege of writing for the Forté Foundation for the 2013–2014 academic year, I have been able to highlight concepts such as feminine leadership … Read More

  • Power Up Female Executives: How to Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be

    Power Up Female Executives: How to Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be

    by on April 12th, 2014

    Recently I had the amazing opportunity to interview Anne Doyle, author of Powering Up: How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders. Anne is a leadership and communication strategist, keynote speaker and media … Read More

  • Preparing for Your First Day on the Job

    Preparing for Your First Day on the Job

    by on April 11th, 2014

    Today’s article was written by Kaitlyn Lannan. Your first day on the job, whether at a new internship, work-study job, or even a new volunteering position can be a nerve-wracking experience. Here is how to calm … Read More

  • Doing Retirement Calculations

    Doing Retirement Calculations

    by on April 4th, 2014

    I have mentioned a couple of times in recent posts that I would talk about how I calculate my retirement nest egg, well today is the day. It was probably about 5 years ago, that I wanted to seriously analyze my … Read More

  • How to Create a Career Development Action Plan

    How to Create a Career Development Action Plan

    by on April 3rd, 2014

    Here are some tips for creating your future career advancement plan. Often, I see many professional women don’t have a plan in place so I am going to teach you today how to create your future career plan. The best part … Read More

  • What to Do on LinkedIn AFTER You Set Up Your Profile

    What to Do on LinkedIn AFTER You Set Up Your Profile

    by on March 31st, 2014

    As I continue to speak to so many of you during strategy sessions (reserve your free spot here), one of the things I am learning is how LinkedIn could be utilized by you all SO MUCH MORE! Many of you are just making sure … Read More

  • Teman & Teran Evans, HGSD Superstar Entrepreneurs

    Teman & Teran Evans, HGSD Superstar Entrepreneurs

    by on March 28th, 2014

    Last Fall, The Harbus got an opportunity to meet and talk with Teman & Teran Evans after hearing them speak at an event at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. They are both HGSD graduates and founders of the … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Get What You Deserve During Salary Negotiations

    5 Ways to Get What You Deserve During Salary Negotiations

    by on March 26th, 2014

    If you dread negotiating your salary, you are not alone. Negotiating salary is something that most women I work with dreads. Here are a couple of mistakes that I see professional women make over and over again: … Read More

  • What Men Know About Success that Women Don’t

    What Men Know About Success that Women Don’t

    by on March 25th, 2014

    Recently I had the amazing opportunity to interview Gail Evans, the best-selling author of Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know About Success that Women Need to Learn. Gail’s career is vast, beginning … Read More

  • Q&A With Author Anna Runyan

    Q&A With Author Anna Runyan

    by on March 24th, 2014

    Last month during book launch week I took some time out of my schedule to answer some email questions that I was getting. These answers were put into one of my bonuses, The Book Club Kit, for anyone who purchased my … Read More

  • 6 Rules to Expand Your Network and Enrich Your Existing One

    6 Rules to Expand Your Network and Enrich Your Existing One

    by on March 23rd, 2014

    Given the prevalence of building a strong network and its necessity to gain entry-difficult positions in places such as Wall Street and Silicon Valley, it is rather useful to have an approach to building your own. There … Read More

  • The Pros and Cons of Being Promoted to Management

    The Pros and Cons of Being Promoted to Management

    by on March 22nd, 2014

    Today’s article is written by Sherry Karten, an operations manager at a non-profit organization in San Francisco. You’ve just been offered a management position—a promotion that should be cause for celebration. … Read More

  • Yoga, Gratitude, and the Lottery

    Yoga, Gratitude, and the Lottery

    by on March 21st, 2014

    One of my heroes (and former colleague last summer) Seth Godin once told a story about the importance of being grateful. The story reminded me a lot of the Yama, Aparigraha, which is being grateful for what we have. … Read More