Topic: businesswomen

Career Women And ADHD: Does It Help Or Hinder Them?

Career Women And ADHD: Does It Help Or Hinder Them?

According to one Harvard study, roughly 4.4% of adults have ADHD — and about 40% of those people are women. “Girls with ADHD remain an enigma–often overlooked, misunderstood and hotly debated,” said Ellen Littman, PhD, one of the first psychologists and researchers to focus on gender differences in ADHD and to advocate for a re examination of how the disorder is defined. Girls who have been overlooked for ADHD or ADD or misdiagnosed often carry it into adulthood.

Some of the daily demands that can be affected by ADHD and ADD include tedious and repetitive tasks, trouble with planning and organization. Procrastination is common as well as impulsivity and the tendency to interrupt others. All of those are things that could negatively impact a job. More »

The Morning Grind: Be Happy And Shop Mary-Kate And Ashley’s New Line

The Morning Grind: Be Happy And Shop Mary-Kate And Ashley's New Line

It’s Friday. Maybe it’s time to try online dating to find someone special this weekend – celebrities do it, too. (YourTango)

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen talk about their new line. (The Frisky)

Are you actually using your degree? Did you take advantage of resources when you were in college? (Pretty Young Professional)

Check out the full list of the most powerful women in the world. (Forbes)

How to be happy. No, really. (HuffPo Women)

The Afternoon Grind: Paz De La Huerta For Agent Provocateur And Towels From Target

The Afternoon Grind: Paz De La Huerta For Agent Provocateur And Towels From Target

In case a career wasn’t what you had in mind, here are the 10 best colleges to find a husband. (YourTango)

Paz De La Huerta‘s new ad for Agent Provocateur proves she’s as classy as ever. (The Frisky)

Thomas O’Brien is about to release his new home line for Target. (Shelterpop)

Let’s change how we discuss women’s careers, shall we? (HuffPo Women)

Another sneak peak at Spring 2012: Rebecca Taylor‘s collection. (The Budget Babe)

 

 

Are Women Being Cut From The Field Of Surgery?

Are Women Being Cut From The Field Of Surgery?

“In 6500 B.C., some guy looked at his sick friend and said, ‘I have an idea. Why don’t I drill a hole in your skull? It’ll make you feel better.’ Thus, surgery was born. It takes a certain brand of crazy to come up with an idea like drilling into somebody’s skull, but surgeons have always been a confident bunch. We usually know what we’re doing. And when we don’t, we still act like we do. We walk boldly into undiscovered country, plant a flag, and start ordering people around. It’s invigorating, and terrifying.” More »

Video Of The Day: Beyonce Mommyjacked The VMAs

Video Of The Day: Beyonce Mommyjacked The VMAs

Sunday night at the VMAs, businesswomen and musician, Beyonce announced to the world her pregnancy. At the end of her performance, she opened her jacket, revealed her baby bump and patted it. Congratulations to she and Jay-Z, but you have to admit it’s not just a scene stealer, but a night stealer, too. As Koa Beck, editor of our sister site, Mommyish, pointed it out, it was totally a “mommyjacking” moment. More »

When It Comes To Business, Women Sometimes Have More To Offer Than Men

When It Comes To Business, Women Sometimes Have More To Offer Than Men

Let’s pat ourselves on the back, shall we? According to a recent study conducted by Pepperdine University, “women in top positions reported beating the industry average in terms of productivity and profitability.” A Catalyst report from July of this year, found that almost 52% of managerial and professional positions are held by women, and for the first time in history, women are receiving more MBA degrees. More »

The Morning Grind: You Need A Bulletproof Silk Dress And How To Fake A Good Mood

The Morning Grind: You Need A Bulletproof Silk Dress And How To Fake A Good Mood

Your work wardrobe absolutely needs a bulletproof silk dress. (The Frisky)

Let Jason Bateman inspire how you decorate your office or home this week. (Shelterpop)

Do “dream” companies actually exist? Some say yes. (Pretty Young Professional)

Further proof that people actually care about Kim Kardashian‘s wedding. (Styleite)

Here’s a necessary guide as to how to deal with being around people when you’re in a shitty mood. (Jezebel)