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How Do You Play the Woman’s Card When the Deck Is Stacked Against You?

(By Pam Selker Rak) Don’t worry. I’m not going to blog about the election; but I will say that some of the things I’ve heard over the past 18 months have made my hair stand on-end. But one, in particular, really caught my ire: “She’s always playing the woman’s card.” I love to play cards;… conintue reading.

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Four Things I Learned from My Mother on Being a Woman in Business (or Anywhere for that Matter)

I’ve never met anyone like my mother. And I’m not just saying that because I’m her daughter. I’ve truly never known anyone quite like her. She’s never known the meaning of phrases like “no”, “you can’t” or “you shouldn’t”. She was always strong and brave and wonderfully independent during a time when it was uncommon… conintue reading.