By Tanisha A. Sykes During the holiday season, Jackie Taylor, an HR exec at Ernst & Young and a single mother living in central New Jersey, packs up her five kids, ages 7 to 14, and heads to Manhattan. The kids are full of glee because...

Hate networking? Here’s how to make it less onerous—and more rewarding. By Sheryl Nance-Nash   What is it about networking that sometimes makes it seems more a necessary evil than a smart (sometimes even fun!) strategy for moving your career, business, or personal life forward? Maybe you think you...

Susan Johnson, SunTrust’s CMO, initially stumbled into the field—and is now a respected and innovative corporate marketing guru By Sheryl Nance-Nash Sometimes you don’t have to look beyond your own backyard for inspiration. That was certainly the case for Susan Johnson. Her mother, who emigrated from Jamaica...

As the first female president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, Dr. McAfee arrives with a bold vision By Kimerley Olson As a child, Stacy McAfee loved to pretend that she was a teacher. As she got older, she was equally drawn to business. Happily, she...

What you need to know to take control of your financial future Tanisha A. Sykes When it comes to investing, women and men have different strengths. While women earn less than men, they invest a larger percentage of their paychecks annually—9.0 percent versus 8.6 percent for men, according...

Between hard hats and experiments with dusty robots, Tessa Lau follows a leadership approach that’s human first and foremost By Aditi Malhotra Inside a small warehouse in a nondescript building in Silicon Valley, Tessa Lau and her team of six roboticists at Dusty Robotics have set up shop...

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