by Angela Kambouris | Featured Contributor The modern workforce is a changing workplace. Business in the 21st century must be collaborative and bottom up, rather than hierarchical and top-down, to thrive. Employee recognition is a must, not a should. Over 65 percent of employees report that don’t feel recognized at work. The number one reason why […]
by Angela Kambouris | Featured Contributor All the perks in the world won’t mean anything if you don’t show your employee the respect they deserve. Corporations can’t treat their people like cogs in a machine and expect them to keep coming back. Your people want evidence of mutual commitment, investment, and personal development before pledging their […]
by Karima Mariama-Arthur | Featured Contributor In business, communicating confidence is currency—it’s quantifiable and can translate huge dividends for those willing to brandish a little bit of old-fashion moxie. Now, while this notion has traditionally worked for men, it hasn’t always been such a sure bet for women. In a recent Bloomberg interview, BBC World […]
Anne Deeter Gallaher and Amy D. Howell will launch their first book, Women in High Gear: A Guide for Entrepreneurs, On-Rampers, and Aspiring Executives, on Tuesday, May 21, at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City.
“Conversations on women and work, women and leadership, and women as executives have captured global attention. We are excited to add to the conversation with our experiences in Women in High Gear,” said Deeter Gallaher and Howell, both of whom founded and run public relations firms and strive to balance work and family expectations.
As business owners who met on Twitter in 2009, the duo realized that their different stories of business success and family/career balance would encourage and help women of every career stage. “Whether you’re a recent graduate, returning to work, or running your own business, the value of reaching high gear is critical to our economy,” the authors said.