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Women Who Lead

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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Murthy is second woman to lead Md. chamber’s board (access required)

There is an energy in Sheela Murthy’s voice as she talks about her new post as chairman of the board of directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. After all, it took her years to get to this point. And ...

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Celebrating girl power, despite the ‘double bind’ (access required)

Aggressive, bossy, obnoxious…. Even the B-Word is used to describe assertive women. But today, we will begin to change the dialogue by becoming positive and strategically supporting and promoting one another. Whether it’s upbringing or expectations, men comfortably self-promote, where ...

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Study: Majority of women aspire to hold top roles (access required)

A majority of women aspire to hold top leadership and board roles, but often find it difficult to see themselves as leaders, according to a recent women’s leadership study released by the professional services firm KPMG LLP. The survey, which ...

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Women graduates’ pay tops men’s in 29 fields (access required)

Women recent college graduates earn as much as or more than their male counterparts in 29 fields, ranging from engineering to art history, according to researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. This reverse wage gap means women ...

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