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Women Who Lead

For women at work: It’s complicated (access required)

Don’t try asking language expert Deborah Tannen how women can solve their workplace woes when it comes to communicating. There’s no easy solution, she said. There are scores of recent articles pleading with professional women to drop the word “sorry,” ...

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Jacqueline E. Dawson, 64 (access required)

Jacqueline E. Dawson, who served as a family magistrate for Baltimore County Circuit Court for two decades and earned a reputation as an outspoken advocate and a dedicated member of the women’s Bar, died Thursday of ovarian cancer. She was ...

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Working mothers balance roles (access required)

School is out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that Laurie Wasserman’s morning routine slows down. Each morning her husband, Andy, leaves for work early, while Wasserman gets her 6-year-old son, Evan, and 4-year-old daughter, Maya, ready and out ...

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Mentoring program helps grow women-owned businesses (access required)

Browse the boutique aMuse Toys in Fells Point or its sister store in Quarry Lake and chances are it looks much as it did a year ago. Wooden shelves are still stocked neatly with well-designed, developmentally appropriate toys that stimulate ...

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Welcome to Path to Excellence (access required)

For the first time, there are four unique generations of women all in the workplace together —all bringing very different beliefs, experience and skills to their organizations.  In my role as publisher of The Daily Record, I have the opportunity ...

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Creating Opportunities – Pathways to Leadership (access required)

What opportunities have you not considered because those opportunities brought challenges that were yet to be tackled?  How many times have you doubted yourself and said, “Someone like me could never do that?” In your quest to propel your career, ...

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The truth about balance (access required)

I wrote the article below for a Maryland State Bar Association publication in January 2013. I came across it recently and was both amused and inspired as I read back over my perspective at that stage of my life. I ...

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Dress to Impress (access required)

Each month, Path to Excellence will feature a column on business fashion and trends. If you have a question or topic you would like to see addressed, or if you would like to share your expertise on this topic, please ...

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Hastler elected president of MLA (access required)

Mary Hastler recently purchased an Apple Watch, but already the high-tech device has her thinking of ways she could improve service for her customers at Harford County Public Library. “I’m just very curious about how I can take what I’m ...

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What Was Your Path? (access required)

Dr. Mary Teddy Wray opened her own dental practice in 2002 that continues to thrive today. Wray, a Top 100 Woman, serves as chief executive officer and owner of Laurel Bush Family Dentistry. She says her success also has allowed ...

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