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The only Black female CEO in the S&P 400 boosted her company’s minority leadership by 50% in 4 years — here’s how she did it

Lisa Wardell, the CEO of for-profit education company Adtalem, increased racial diversity in her eight-person senior leadership team by 50% over four years. Wardell told Business Insider that mentoring underrepresented employees and placing women with no prior board experience in leadership positions helped diversify the company. Wardell was also the […]
The only Black female CEO in the S&P 400 boosted her company’s minority leadership by 50% in 4 years — here’s how she did it
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Research shows that women are more likely to get divorced shortly after a promotion — and that’s not always a bad thing

Valerie H. Tocci is a partner at Stutman, Stutman, & Lichtenstein, LLP. She represents individuals and families in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, custody, spousal and child support, equitable distribution of property, pre-nuptial, post-nuptial, and divorce agreements, post-judgment matters, hearings, and trials. Recent research shows that […]
Research shows that women are more likely to get divorced shortly after a promotion — and that’s not always a bad thing
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This is what you should do when you’ve just been promoted

There are simple ways to make an impact when just promoted. Resist the urge to dive in head-first. Reassess priorities and set goals. Set boundaries with your former peers. You’ve just been promoted. Congratulations. Now take a deep breath and consider how you should consolidate your position and set yourself […]
This is what you should do when you’ve just been promoted
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Your 30-step plan for getting the promotion you want and deserve

Knowing how to get promoted is key if you want more responsibilities. If you want to get promoted quickly, you’ll need to step up your innovation and problem-solving abilities. Then, prepare a case to your boss about why you deserve a new title. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Your 30-step plan for getting the promotion you want and deserve