Three Steps to Better Manage Personal Finances and Boost Career Satisfaction   Did you know that financial literacy directly correlates to your personal and professional success?   The bad news is that poor financial literacy in corporate America is negatively impacting most employees’ professional achievement. For example, many people start their first jobs without an understanding of a credit score, managing a budget, or contributing...

How Leaders of Color Can Support C-Suite Diversity Through Mentoring  The benefits of having a mentor have been widely studied and discussed. Professionals who have been mentored enjoy higher salaries, more opportunity for promotions, and greater career satisfaction, as a result of their mentor’s...

How to Create A Corporate Environment That Embraces Gender Diversification  The business world is long overdue for a wakeup call, especially when it comes to understanding the value of the blended perspective that comes from having both men and women in top executive positions. We should not need to enact laws to protect social classes, ethnicities, and...

Stressed or Not? Your Business Chemistry Might Be the Key  In today’s corporate environment, workplace stress seems inevitable – but people can react to pressure differently. Faced with the same trigger, one person may remain cool as a cucumber while another melts down.   A newly released study by the Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience asked more than 23,000 professionals about their stress levels at work and...

6 Tricks to Acing Phone Interviews  You can’t see them, and they can’t see you. Does that make you afraid of phone interviews? As the cost of travel increases, the pressure for companies to be more efficient and effective during the hiring process also increases. Phone...

How to Overcome Common Mental Hurdles for Budding Entrepreneurs Norma Forastiere is a successful entrepreneur, mentor, natural therapist, and certified Joy of Business facilitator. Yet she knows well the self-doubts and uncertainty that can hold you back.   When Forastiere launched her first business – a translation services...

3 Ways to Leverage Positions of Leadership to Effectively Pay It Forward  “Start where you are.  Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe  If you are in a position of leadership, chances are you didn’t get there on your own....