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The only limitation on female entrepreneurs are the ones they put on themselves – Interview with Sumeera Rasul founder of Madesmith

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Reading Time: 4 minutes    When we look at a product, we appreciate its design, color, texture and often stop at that. We are unaware of the story behind it, the artisan who made it. Sumeera Rasul along with her sister Nadia Rasul, both of Pakistani ancestry, came up with the innovative idea to develop an online platform called “Madesmith.” Here, handmade products […]

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LADIES, WHY THE CATFIGHT?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes  Women everywhere! There is one thing you are doing wrong. Instead of pulling each other down, it’s time to help and empower each other. While the battle between the two sexes is one thing, the fight between the same sex is an important issue. In every society, women had to struggle to have their fundamental rights recognized. Women’s transition […]

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Women Empowerment: Turn your passion into a business – NYC edition

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Reading Time: 7 minutesNEW YORK CITY – What happens when five women entrepreneurs gather to talk about taking risks and encourage other women to follow their passion for starting their own businesses? The result is a room full of aspiring business people who later on leave with motivation and the desire to succeed. The remarkable event we talk about here was organized by […]

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How to Wait for that Job the Right Way

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Reading Time: 7 minutes  Nearly every individual’s success is directly linked to self-esteem. In psychology, self-esteem is influenced by some factors, which include: recognition from others, comparison with others, our social roles and the extent of identification with these “roles”. For almost all of us, our social roles are the jobs or careers we pursue. We base our self-concept on these positions and […]

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The most essential steps to success – Review of Strengthsfinder 2.0

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Reading Time: 5 minutesNEW YORK CITY, USA – “You can succeed at anything as long as you work hard” – this saying has been making the rounds for decades. Taught in schools and reinforced in every hero’s tale that hard work indeed triumphs everything. Yet there are few heroes every decade and most of us still find ourselves far from being successful despite hard work and […]

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Why Building a Career in New York is Not Like in the Movies? (At least not for Everybody)

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Reading Time: 6 minutesSo what do you do? NEW YORK, USA – Social interaction in New York City is somewhat a unique business. In the city of dreams, meeting someone new, of course, starts with exchanging names. However, this is quickly followed-up by the question: “so what do you do”? And this does require an answer. Till today I get stumped at this […]

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