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A woman of influence: Natasha Venzon learned lifelong skills while working at a bookstore

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Natasha Venzon President, Teamwrkx Facilities Headquarters: San Jose What it does: Facility s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Marie Tuite"s high school teacher inspired her lifelong pursuit

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Marie Tuite Director of athletics, San Jose State University Headquarters: San Jose W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A former NASA programmer is using the skills he learned working with a space robot to change the way finance companies adopt new technology

Ruobing Su/Business InsiderMambu The financial services industry has seen rapid changes over the past f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Women of Influence podcast: How this Columbus power player learned that her opinion is "as valid as any other woman or man"

There aren't many power centers in Columbus that Trudy Bartley isn't somehow connected to. Now the associate vice president of local government and community relations at Ohio State University, Bartley's resume includes time spent with both city.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

This woman learned how to save more and spend less on groceries — she picked up her secrets after working at Whole Foods

Budget Bytes founder Beth Moncel swears by a well-calibrated ratio of inexpensive ingredients to expensive ones......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2019

A woman of influence: Laura Powers learned the ropes of running a business early

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Women of Influence winners give themselves, others some career advice: Slideshow

Everyone would like to go back to the beginning of their professional career, armed with the knowledge that they have learned from the years of working their way up the business ladder. We gave our 2018 Women of Influence winners, all of whom are.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

What We Learned From the Work-From-Home Experiment

When the pandemic shut offices around the globe, white-collar workers everywhere got a crash course on the pitfalls and benefits of working from home. The debate over whether employees perform as well at the kitchen table as they do in the work.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 14th, 2020

A coworker helped me raise my salary by $5,000 after management told me my request was too high

  After 15 years in the corporate world, I can tell you that working hard has little to do with your success. I learned that lesson after a conversation with a coworker. I told.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2020

Social-media groundswell sparks plans for Black-owned bookstore

When Dionne Sims discovered there were no Black-owned bookstores operating in Minnesota, she tweeted that it was her new dream to start her own. The June 15 tweet immediately garnered immense support, so much in fact, that Sims has begun working.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

What We Learned From Working With A CPG Company Looking To Enter The CBD Market

By Michael Kamins, co-founder and partner at OpenNest Labs. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 26th, 2020

Next Avenue: A lifelong friendship with baseball legend Tom Seaver

The author of ‘Tom Seaver and Me’ talks about lessons learned from the N.Y. Mets pitching ace......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2020

‘Being anti-racist is a verb, so it requires action’: Don’t stop demanding racial equality — how to become a lifelong ally

‘It’s really important for us to understand that we need to be always working for racial justice, whether there’s dramatic moments or not.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 23rd, 2020

Women of Influence: How Joanna Pinkerton learned to help others who face bias

Growing up, Joanna Pinkerton's parents always tasaught her that she could accomplish anything she set her mind to. "There just was an early emphasis put into my life by my parents that if there's something you want to do ... there's nothing stopping .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2020

Are you financially ready to retire? 4 questions to ask yourself

Retirement is the pie-in-the-sky goal which many of us prioritize. It’s a milestone transition from a working life to hopefully one of relaxation and fulfillment of lifelong dreams. The coronavirus may have moved the retirement decision to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2020

Coronavirus Chronicles: What this "outspoken" business leader learned working with Orange County

"I'm not afraid to ask questions, and I don't mind being a little bit bold," Chuck Whittall said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2020

How working in the sex industry prepared me to freelance in the COVID-19 era

JKstock/Shutterstock.com A freelance writer who used to be a sex worker says her experiences prepared her for freelancing during the coronavirus pandemic. She learned how to find her ideal clie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2020

A woman of influence: Evelyn Tran inspired to seek legal career in high school

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Evelyn Tran General counsel, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Headquarters: San.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Tricia Timm sees how diversity and inclusion positively impacts people

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Tricia Timm General counsel and executive sponsor of diversity, equity and inclusion, Looker .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Colean Tang gives permission to take risks

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Colean Tang Owner, Sales Synergy Consulting LLC Headquarters: Cupertino What it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Sonar Thekdi carries forward father"s engineering legacy

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Sonar Thekdi Vice president of operations, VMware Headquarters: Palo Alto What it does: .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020