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The ''morally superior'' label might be hurting women more than helping them.
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B-school administrators must take responsibility for elevating women's status in the business world and growing the female leadership pipeline.
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I went on a total of two vacations when I was growing up, and both were to Disneyland. Finally, time to take my own family.
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You can take time off for health or child care issues, but where's the corporate understanding about work disruption due to relationship turmoil?
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Our readers shares their stories and tips for surviving the loss of a friendship, even at work.
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Top five ways to make Gen Y women more visible in the leadership pipeline.
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Many women carry a subconscious belief that they're somehow cheating if they turn a profit.
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No one likes to think about their demise, but it pays to be prepared--at least on paper.
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Instead of waiting for imaginary perfection, focus on the wonder and possibilities of imperfection.
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I knew what I wanted, and I didn't want to wait.
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All the tools you need to stay focused throughout the day.
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For professional women living with self-doubt, a much-needed pat on the back from the FW community.
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Picking up running was a life-changing decision that benefits me today.
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Kiri BlakeleyWhat's Wrong With 40 And Single?
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Even though they are shrouded in abayas, a conference in the Middle East reveals just how many women are ready to move up to the top.
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It's winter. It's miserable outside. And I've got hooky on my mind.
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Some readers say a law feminizing corporate boards is the best path to equality; others oppose quotas as a matter of pride.
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My best boots had seen their day. It was time to toss them. But like memories, I can't seem to let them go.
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Female small business owners are expected to create millions of U.S. jobs while transforming the workplace environment.
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In business, ''good enough'' is often ''very good.'' So why should we expect--and demand--perfection in dating and marriage?
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Congress should update labor laws, recognize familial needs and reform Social Security.
Mark RiceWorking Woman's Burden
Females have more jobs than ever--so why are they so unhappy?
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Some readers say a bras-for-breast-cancer campaign on Facebook spreads awareness; others say it's pointless--and worse.
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You'll never know until you ask.
Samantha Ettus14 Power Women To Follow On Twitter
These ''twilebrity'' brands are building online empires 140 characters at a time.
Joan Indiana RigdonMommy Go Lightly
It was time to try to be more like my husband: a truly relaxed parent.
Diana AltmanAre You Looking At Me?
One unfortunate reaction to Novacaine results in a very important lesson: Beauty is skin-deep but shocked stares are worse.
Joan Indiana RigdonThe Procrastinator's Gift List
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The best-kept secret to a healthy life and a happy career.
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Some readers say women need to pipe up more; others say it's bad management.
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The inside story of how far one mother will go to get her child's must-have toy.
Maria PinelliScaling Up: Women-Owned Businesses Can Recharge The Global Economy
Investing in women business owners is not just the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.
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Because women aren't pushy enough.
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ForbesWoman readers discuss appearance and presentation in the workplace. Some think looks don't matter; others think they do.
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It's time to put the pow back in the power lunch. Here's how.
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The newly laid off resort to bad behaviors to get them through the day.
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A lot of women are incapable of taking a break from their children and families--even for a few hours, let alone a weekend.
Charles SalzbergHe Said, She Heard
I speak only one language: man. And I can't read minds, so when it comes to women, I try to be as careful as I can.
Jennifer AllynCultivating Authentic Ambition
A majority of Americans are comfortable with the idea of women leaders. When will reality catch up?
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Until this Summer, Caster Semenya was simply a woman who could run fast. Now her gender has thrust her into an international media circus.