Tuesday, May 07 2013
Who better to check in with about how to get the most out of your day by caring for your mind and body than a celebrated neuroscientist and a high-performing businesswoman? Here, 2013 POW! Award honorees Gail Rosseau and Kath Carter tell us how they gear up, wind down and find a moment to laugh during the day.
Written by Emilia DiMenco Tuesday, April 23 2013
Emilia DiMenco, COO of Chicago’s Women’s Business Development Center, says she is in the third chapter of her life, and if she were to title those three chapters they would read: Learning Life, Managing Life and Truly Living Life. Here, our 2013 POW! Award honoree shares her plans for Truly Living Life – which include highly anticipated travel and inspired work on behalf of women.
Written by Lucy Soto Tuesday, April 23 2013
After an 18-year career with Wachovia, Venezuela-born Luz Urrutia designed the first model to deliver alternative financial services to the Latino market by founding El Banco de Nuestra Comunidad. She steered it through five bank partnerships and conversions, as well as a depressed economy and bank failures. Here, this 2013 POW! Award honoree talks about balancing family, finding your “mission” and if you have the chance, “Start at a bank – there’s no better way to see all sides of business.”
Written by Womenetics Tuesday, April 16 2013
Our 2013 POW! Award honorees continue to share insights they've gained throughout their successful career journeys. This week's nuggets of wisdom address how to survive a crisis with grace, embracing diversity and juggling the competing demands of life. What's your best advice for navigating challenges in your personal or professional life?
Written by Megan Blevins Tuesday, April 09 2013
As a young girl Lara Hodgson wanted to be president of the United States, and today the president and CEO of Nowaccount still does – not for the title but because “I love impossible problems – that’s what drives me in life.” Her message to women: “Women should not feel guilty about taking control of their own lives. Tell people what you are doing, don’t ask. By asking, you have given them permission to say no.”