Proud to Partake in a Fashion Revolution Event

September 06 , 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amid a week of shows dominated by fashion icons like Calvin Klein and Tom Ford, the Runway of Dreams Foundation gave a presentation on Wednesday devoted to stylish looks created specially for people with physical challenges.

Filed Under: New York Fashion Week, NYFW, adaptive clothing, Big Ideas & Innovation, Company News, Fashion Revolution, Fashion Revolution Event, Runway of Dreams, Professional Women, ROD, Runway of Dreams Foundation, Social Impact, Women Leaders

The Evolution of Adaptive Clothing: A Night with Solomon Page and Runway of Dreams

July 09 , 2018

On June 25th Solomon Page hosted an event dedicated to the exploration of adaptive clothing. The evening included an intimate cocktail reception and featured guest speaker Mindy Scheier, founder of Runway of Dreams Foundation, an organization dedicated to a future of inclusion, acceptance and...

Filed Under: News, adaptive clothing, Big Ideas & Innovation, creativity, Evolution of Adaptive Clothing, fashion, fashion industry, innovation, Innovation, Leadership, Mindy Scheier, Runway of Dreams, Persistence, Professional Women, Social Impact, Success, Tommy Adaptive

Women.NYC Launches to Help Women Succeed

May 21 , 2018

In New York City, women earn about 89 cents on the dollar compared to men, and out of the 55 Fortune 500 companies in the five boroughs, only one has a female CEO.

Filed Under: job market, Professional Development, Professional Women, Social Impact, Technology, Women Leaders

Business is a Battlefield: Veterans in the Workforce

November 10 , 2017

Each November 11th we observe Veterans Day, a national holiday honoring military service members and veterans who help protect our nation and personal freedoms. It's no secret that veterans make great employeesand not just in government jobs. Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) shares their...

Filed Under: Holiday, Social Impact, Veterans

How Successful People Build Exceptional Professional Relationships

January 22 , 2015

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success can and does (and definitely should) mean different things to different people.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Relationships, relationships, Social Impact, Your Career, your career

To Err Is Human. To Apologize Is Humane.

December 04 , 2014

Conflict is a natural and inevitable part of being human. At home or in the workplace, different opinions, perspectives, and values intersect to create interactions that are challenging and taxing to navigate, even at the highest levels of leadership. For example, in a recent survey, CEOs rate...

Filed Under: Attitude, Good Habits, good habits, Personality, personality, Social Impact

Do You Have These 4 Soft-People Skills?

November 03 , 2014

Have you worked with or for a person with a strong leader-type personality? They’re adept in driving for results and measuring performance. They have no issue delivering hard feedback or making tough decisions. At times however, their sharp edge becomes a limitation. They haven’t spent much time...

Filed Under: Personality, personality, Skills, skills, Social Impact, Success, success

The Three Secrets to Engagement

October 09 , 2014

Companies are taking an increasing interest in employee engagement, and rightly so. Studies continue to emphasize the correlation between levels of engagement and levels of productivity, customer satisfaction, and profitability.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Professional Development, professional development, Social Impact, Your Career, your career

Urgency in the Millennial Workforce - Possible!

September 29 , 2014

One of the great struggles leaders face is creating urgency in their followers to strive towards organizational goals. A problem that becomes quickly compounded when those followers are millennials and new to their career field. They are dipping their feet into the waters of the "real world" and...

Filed Under: Attitude, Professional Development, professional development, Social Impact, Societal Shifts, societal shifts

7 Habits of Highly Likeable People

September 22 , 2014

Everyone wants to be well-liked; it’s in our nature as people. But it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly it is that makes us more likeable. Is it a magic charisma that attracts people to us? Or maybe being outgoing and friendly? Or having an agreeable personality that doesn’t put people off?

Filed Under: Good Habits, good habits, Personality, personality, Social Impact, Success, success