Posts Tagged ‘growth’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Levo league, a new wave of women, takes on on the challenge of equal pay.

On April 17th, President Obama proclaimed – National Equal Pay Day, calling Americans to recognize the full value of women’s skills, their contribution to the work force, acknowledge the injustice of wage discrimination, and join efforts to achieve equal pay.

Make some noise generation Y ladies! National Equal Pay Day has defiantly broken the glass ceiling, right? Well, not exactly.

Sad to say, not all companies have taken recognition to the ‘end of inequality.’ Levo League aims to change that.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

In much the same way that a seed all-inclusively contains the DNA of a tree (its branches, leaves and fruit), each of our intentions contain a ‘fruit,’ or end result as well.

Alternatively, no matter how sophisticated the DNA of a seed, if the environment that seed is planted in does not have a healthy ‘soil,’ there is no way for the seed to bear healthy fruit.

Intention is equally as important as environment.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

SheBytes has done countless articles on crucial female topics such as gender inequality in the workplace, women and technology, where are the superwomen and embracing femininity.

It seems that despite the clear inequality that still exists between males and females in the workplace, very little has been done by companies which has been effective in remedying this issue.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fox News LIVE (live.foxnews.com) with Kimberly Guilfoyle (@kimguilfoyle)

U.S. Seeks to Block AT&T Merger with T-Mobile

September 1, 2011 – 12:25PM Segment

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

I recently posted about the U.S. government’s meddling in the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile by having filed an antitrust lawsuit to prevent the deal from going through.  

It’s clear that wireless will be the communication and computing technology of the future, as sales of smartphones and tablets/iPads surge.  Competition among mobile carriers, then, is clearly important to both consumers and the economy.

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

Source: thebusinessofu.com

What matters for small business (SMB’s)?  Where should you focus? Tim Ferris, the author of The 4-Hour Workweek, recently did an article on his blog, titled: “Why Grow? and Other Wisdom from 37Signals”. Ferris writes about the excessive materiality of the workplace, stating that “too many people obsess over tools…fancy office space, lavish furniture, and other frivolities.” Not only is the acquisition of all of these things time consuming, which bars you from maximizing your individual productivity; they are costly in two different ways:

 

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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

Daring to be different is no easy task; especially for women! 

This morning I read through a special McKinsey & Company report, by Joanna Barsh and Lareina Yee titled: “Unlocking the full potential of women in the U.S. economy” . Although the report, 5 full pages, was a little lengthy for my taste, it presented numerous fascinating observations made after much thorough research and contemplation. In short, the report posits that a surefire way to increase GDP, employment, productivity and overall U.S. economic activity is to focus corporate efforts on making certain that women achieve the same roles as men in the workplace.

 
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