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September 12, 2018

Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka

 

As tough as it was to see the sexism on display at the US Open Women's Final this past weekend, kudos to Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka for demonstrating the power of women standing up for themselvesand for each other.

Also, in my latest piece for my Forbes column, I write about networking events. We know that growing a solid network is one of the best things we can do for our careers, and yet networking events have this horrible reputation for being super awkward. Check out these 9 pieces of advice for how to make networking events a little less uncomfortable (and way more productive).


 

Reading List

Serena Williams and the game that can't be won (yet).

The real truth behind the myth of CEO work-life balance.

Hi, my name is Beth, I'm a powerful executive—and I'm an introvert.

Don't underestimate the impact of women supporting each other at work.

Things to keep in mind during periods of self-doubt.


 

Quote of the Week  

"We try to convince ourselves that somehow doing it all is a badge of honor, but for many of us, it is a necessity, and we have to be very careful not to lose ourselves in the process." - Michelle Obama

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Remember to put yourself first too.


 

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