Does a Confidence Gap Hold Women Back?

“Men show more positive perceptions about opportunities and their own capabilities, as well as lower fear of failure,” according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report issued in May by Ba...

Family Circle: Mothers, Daughters and Shared Knowledge

Lawyer Fran Krasnow (at center in the photo) and her daughters, marketing manager Marissa Pines (at right) and publishing account director Talia Pines, are women of accomplishment. Fran Krasnow is a principal o...

Tips for Improving Body Language at Work

Do you steeple? This is “when you press the tips of your fingers together with palms facing each other in front of your torso.” This “universal sign of confidence” is the sort of non-verbal communication of whi...

GlassCeiling.com Event: Three Views of Success

Three accomplished women offered real-world advice on what it takes to succeed in business during a May 15, 2013, program presented by GlassCeiling.com and Women’s Leadership & Mentoring Alliance (WLMA). Gl...

The Top Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

San Francisco is the best city for female entrepreneurship according to the Intuit blog. The 48 largest cities were evaluated with five criteria: businesses per 100 residents; percentage of businesses owned by ...

Warren Buffett: Gender Equality Benefits All

Warren Buffett says economic self-interest, if no other reason, should persuade businessmen to remove the remaining barriers to women’s advancement. “If obvious benefits flow from helping the male component of ...

Nancy Gerrie: Showing Initiative is Crucial

Nancy Gerrie is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where she started her practice as a summer associate in 1987. She advises companies and individuals on employ...