The Business World Articles

  • The Arts of Communication

    The Arts of Communication

    by on September 28th, 2014

    In 1994 Barnett Helzberg, Jr. crossed Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, passing by The Plaza Hotel. It was a normal day until he ran into Warren Buffett. He took all his courage and approached the legendary investor. … Read More

  • The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of the Electric Car

    The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of the Electric Car

    by on September 26th, 2014

    The best-selling pamphlet Common Sense by Thomas Paine defined the American Revolutionary era. It inspired people in the North American colonies to fight and declare independence from the British Crown. It was merely 48 … Read More

  • A Case Study in Living Beyond Your Means

    A Case Study in Living Beyond Your Means

    by on September 25th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! Living Beyond … Read More

  • 8 Ways to Stay Motivated When You Hate Your Job

    8 Ways to Stay Motivated When You Hate Your Job

    by on September 24th, 2014

    OK, I admit it. I will tell you a secret just between you and I … I stayed in a job I hated for many, many years because I had a good salary and health benefits and a mortgage and other bills to pay. I dreaded walking … Read More

  • A Month in at Winston & Strawn

    A Month in at Winston & Strawn

    by on September 21st, 2014

    Just about a month ago, I started my new job at a large law firm in Chicago, Winston & Strawn. The time has definitely flown by. In general, the legal market is heating up. Lots of my friends have gotten calls from … Read More

  • 4 Easy Strategies to Find a Job in a Different City

    4 Easy Strategies to Find a Job in a Different City

    by on September 19th, 2014

    When I was younger, I had dreams of moving to New York City or even moving to Europe to work. But the one thing that always held me back was not having a job. I often speak with women who have dreams of moving to another … Read More

  • Bonuses for Using Credit Cards

    Bonuses for Using Credit Cards

    by on September 17th, 2014

    I was having a discussion with some colleagues, who also work in the personal finance industry, about the merits and non-merits of using credit cards. A couple of members in the discussion pointed out a few positive … Read More

  • What’s the Smarter Money Move?

    What’s the Smarter Money Move?

    by on September 15th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! When you’re … Read More

  • Discover Fraud Protection … They’re Not Kidding!

    Discover Fraud Protection … They’re Not Kidding!

    by on September 14th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! A few weeks … Read More

  • The One Thing That Could Be Ruining Your Career

    The One Thing That Could Be Ruining Your Career

    by on September 12th, 2014

    Many high-achieving females tend to believe that they are not as intelligent as other people think. Meaning they felt like impostors or someone’s going to find them out! Women are worried about making mistakes. … Read More

  • The Top 7 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

    The Top 7 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

    by on September 11th, 2014

    Today’s post was written by A. Harrison Barnes, the founder and CEO of The Employment Research Institute, a company of more than 150 job search websites, recruiting firms, online employment news magazines and various … Read More

  • 5 Quick Resume Tips for Career Changers

    5 Quick Resume Tips for Career Changers

    by on August 29th, 2014

    This post was written by Michael Davis. He is internationally certified as a Master Career Development Professional (MCDP) and has been recognized as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). You can check out his … Read More

  • The Risks of Job Searching Without a Focused Plan

    The Risks of Job Searching Without a Focused Plan

    by on August 26th, 2014

    I am super excited to help a group of ambitious and motivated women figure out their passion and turn it into a career they love in the next 90 days. I am overwhelmed by the response because SO MANY of you have … Read More

  • The Ice Bucket Challenge: A Lesson for Haters

    The Ice Bucket Challenge: A Lesson for Haters

    by on August 25th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of… well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! I spent the … Read More