Women Lead Blog
How do you overcome the perception of being too young to lead? Listen to how one army veteran transitioned to civilian life at 20.
Theme: No Guts No Glory Our next slate of SUE Talks presenters will share their stories and viewpoints on leadership their way – with guts and glory! It’s all about being brave and honest, and standing up for things you believe in! Register Now for Our December 7th SUE Talks! – Click Here! Our 2017 Orange County SUE Talks Presenters! Michelle Beauchamp Local Sales Manager – Spectrum Reach Co-Owner – The Champ Group Her passion is building people up and helping them grow. Michelle’s primary emphasis...Read More
How many hats do you wear as a woman? Find out how one woman juggles being an entrepreneur, an author, a radio show producer, and many other roles.
Why are women more likely to be the target of bullying in the workplace? What can you do to prevent someone from bullying you?
M E M B E R | P R O F I L E L E N K A H O L M A N Investment Advisors International Title: Branch Office Supervisor Type of Business:Investments – Insurance – Employee Benefits Length of Time in Current Position:5 years BE ON THE LOOKOUT Target Market: Business owners with up to 250 employees (I also handle individual accounts.) Key Function | Role | Title of Contact in Companies You Target: Investment Advisory Representative. Situations to Look For | Trigger Events to Notice...Read More
Do you know the difference between goal setting and strategic planning? This knowledge can have a huge impact on your business.
The reason withdrawals from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) prior to age 59½ are generally subject to a 10% tax penalty is that policymakers wanted to create a disincentive to use these savings for anything other than retirement.¹ Yet, policymakers also recognize that life can present more pressing circumstances that require access to these savings. In appreciation of this, the list of withdrawals that may be taken from an IRA without incurring a 10% early withdrawal penalty has grown over the years. Penalty-Free Withdrawals Outlined...Read More
Hugging your employees might be cause for legal action, as in the case of Zetwick vs. County of Yolo. In that lawsuit, Zetwick, a female Sheriff’s correctional officer filed a claim of hostile work environment… and she has records of what happened and when. Her claims were against the new Sheriff and include over 125 hugs and 1 unwelcome kiss on the cheek between 1999 and 2013. In addition, she witnessed this happening to dozens of other female employees and only saw male employees getting handshakes. A major question in this case...Read More
Do you have authority or do you have leadership? Learn how they differ.
In 2008, many employees either lost their jobs or their pay was frozen. And every year since then, employees have been crossing their fingers that this will finally be the year where they will see a significant increase in pay. But it’s not. Aon Hewitt’s U.S. Salary Increase Survey of 1,074 companies shows base wages and bonuses won’t be increasing in 2017 any more than they did in 2016. This is the 5th year companies have predicted a 3% increase but actually only provided a 2.6 – 2.8% average increase. The survey also...Read More