Monday, August 03, 2020

Doing Good: Disaster Relief Pro Bono Portal

Key ways you can help people affected by COVID-19 and other recent disasters.  Find pro bono opportunities, including those helping victims of the COVID-19 pandemic, below.

Learn more here.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Helping Business Women Reach the Million Dollar Mark

Julia Pimsleur first she took her passion project from a side hustle into a full-fledged business. Then she ascended to the even more difficult peak of turning a business making a few hundred thousand dollars a year into one generating millions per year.
“I’ve [says Julia] always been interested in moving the needle on something for women and realized this was it… I want to help close the economic gender gap by helping more women scale up their businesses.” She decided she wanted to help other women to reach the million dollar mark and beyond by providing them with coaching, community and mentorship.
Learn more on how it takes a totally different skillset to scale a business to a million dollars.

Note to Julia:  Once you work with a woman and they hit the million-dollar mark, send them our way!

Sunday, July 19, 2020

JOIN Us: WPO Digital Conference July 22-23, 2020

The Women Presidents’ Organization Annual Conference - Reimagining Business - has been reconfigured as a digital event on July 22ⁿᵈ and 23ʳᵈ. Now we can engage our entire international membership base with impactful content – from thought-provoking keynote speakers to workshop sessions and networking opportunities – all without traveling.
Here's what you can discover by attending.

Conference schedule

Register here.  Look forward to connecting with you!

Monday, July 13, 2020

Monday, July 06, 2020

Gary Hamel and Harnessing Everyday Genius

We are big fans of Gary Hamel.  He spoke at a WPO Annual Conference in Chicago back in 2006.  What an event, filled with extraordinary insights, energy and over-the-top learning.

And now Gary is still at it with his high level intellect.  He, along with Michele Zanini, talk about Harnessing Everyday Genius for Harvard Business Review..

The crux of the article:
This workplace alchemy—turning dead-end jobs into get-ahead jobs—doesn’t require new legislation or billions of dollars in public spending. It just takes commitment to building organizations that kindle the spark of everyday genius in each human being.
Read it all, here.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Cities Where Women Are Most Successful

The new rankings, from the website SmartAsset, analyzed the “percentage of women with a bachelor’s degree, median earnings for women working full-time, percentage of business owners who are women, housing costs as a percentage of women’s earnings and the percentage of full-time working women earning $75,000 or more.”

Here's what they discovered.

Illustration credit:  SmartAsset

Monday, June 22, 2020

One Woman's Battle with COVID-19

With COVID-19, it's likely you know someone who has gotten it – a colleague, a neighbor or family member.  And should that be the case, you can always lend a helping safe hand – from a distance – and have the person realize they are never alone.

Read this story about one woman's journey getting COVID-19 and how she discovered a support team to help her.