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From Fashion Editor to Champion for the Poor: The Bold Career Path of Susan L. Taylor

Get ready to be inspired. All her life, Susan L. Taylor has been eager to face new challenges. She accepted a position at Essence Magazine with no journalism experience, and now heads an organization devoted to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty among African Americans. Ms. Taylor talks about her career experiences, the challenges for women in the workplace and the value of trusting your instincts.

June 2019
Key4Women

Sentiment Survey Report

In March 2019, we surveyed our members comprised of women business leaders and owners. We asked them about the importance of networking and mentoring to their business. To no surprise, 68% of the women surveyed say networking is ‘very important’ to the success of their business. But how do they grow their network, who do they turn to for advice, and what do they look for in a mentor?

June 2019
Key4Women

Hiring a Business Consultant to Optimize Your Market Strategy

Even the most involved and engaged business owner may struggle to do every necessary task. Read on to learn when hiring a business consultant makes sense.

May 2019
Key4Women

Tips for Building a Women’s Leadership Initiative in Your Business

How can your company successfully elevate women into leadership positions? Discover what it takes to build an enduring program that benefits women at every level of your organization.

May 2019
Key4Women

Five Traits of a Successful Woman Leader

Traits of successful leaders may seem to be universal, however only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Women need to develop their own voices and work on additional traits in order to become successful leaders. Read our whitepaper to learn more about specific traits that you should strive to embody.

April 2019
Key4Women

Understanding Female Leadership’s Impact by Industry

If you're a woman who wants to excel in business, set yourself up for success by choosing an industry that supports diversity in leadership roles. You might be surprised by which sectors have a high number of women at the helm. Which industries are women gaining ground, power and influence in?

April 2019
Key4Women

Create Your Competitive Advantage with Diverse Leadership

By 2026, more women will finish school and enter the workforce with specific leadership skills than men. Yet, most people still associate leadership with men, and this bias can have a profound affect on an organization's ability to compete and innovate in the future. The Competitive Benefits of Diverse Leadership shares the latest research on the benefits of a more diverse and robust talent pool.

April 2019
Key4Women

One Connection at a Time: Building Your Community of Peers and Advocates

Business owners can sometimes feel isolated as they focus on making their businesses a success. Having a healthy group of peers and advocates can be powerful. Read our whitepaper for some tips about how your peers are connecting with others.

March 2019
Key4Women

Tactics to Comfortably Talk About Your Achievements

Career advancement depends on leadership's awareness of your accomplishments. Read our whitepaper to learn ways to talk about your accomplishments without seeming boastful.

March 2019
Key4Women

How to Identify and Avoid the Glass Cliff as a Female Executive

If you’ve spent any time in the corporate world, you may be aware of the glass ceiling. Despite the growing national conversation about equality, women in business still struggle to advance beyond a certain point within their careers.

March 2019
Key4Women

How to Run a Business While Raising a Family

Balancing running a business and taking care of your family has its challenges. Read our whitepaper for some tips to help you find balance.

February 2019
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Top Challenges Faced by Women in Business

Oftentimes women in business face challenges that their male counterparts typically don’t. Along with gender biases, there are also disparities in financing and overall communication.

February 2019
Financing

Customized Industry Financing Options

June 2018 Customized Industry Financing Options
Technology

Unmatched Tech Industry Expertise

June 2018 Unmatched Tech Industry Expertise
Market Insights

Effective Leadership Changes

A change in leadership is an important time to review the business with an eye toward potentially updating the organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic plan.

February 2018 Effective Leadership Changes