Category: Women in Business

Purdue Women Innovators Benefit Global Society

WEST LAFAYETTE – American women have discovered and developed numerous inventions used across all industrial sectors that benefit our global society. Tabitha Babbitt was a Shaker toolmaker who invented the circular saw; Dr. Patricia Bath created the Laserphaco Probe to remove cataracts more quickly and accurately during surgery; Grace Murray Hopper conducted programming language design work that led to COBOL, one of the first computer …

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Influence: The Ultimate Power Tool

In business today, effective influence is essential. Want your ideas implemented? You must influence others to act on them. Want more clients? You must influence people to buy from you. Want more advancement or responsibility? You must influence executives to see the value you offer. And to be an effective leader you must be able to influence others. In all respects, being able to influence …

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Stress-Busting Strategies for Life and Work

Much of the stress we experience comes from our hyper-connected lifestyles, as we try to cope with the fast amount of information being thrown at us each day, explains Anne, who holds a master’s degree in organizational communication. “Our short-term memory can only store two to four items at once. When we are feeling overwhelmed or stressed, it’s not necessarily because we have so much …

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Study: Women Make Better CEOs

Rick, Mintigo, a company whose integration and predictive analytics prowess make them an interesting company to watch (according to Forbes and Inc. magazines), recently conducted a comprehensive gender study on US companies with over 100 employees or over $50 million in revenue.

The results indicate that companies with over 1,000 employees should probably hire a female CEO. However, women only make up 17% of …

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Six Ways to Live Like a Boss

by Jen Lawrence

So, do you want to live your life like a boss, calling the shots and living on top? Consider living lifelike a boss.We’ve taken six top tips from the business world that can improve your personal life too.

Have a vision.
Any CEO worth her salt has a clear idea of where she wants her company to go. Often, …

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