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Pushback by Selena Rezvani The Next Generation of Women Leaders by Selena Rezvani

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[ Monday, Oct 28, 2013 ]

**This article features Selena Rezvani's advice and originally appeared in CBS MoneyWatch by Amy Levin-Epstein on 10/21/2013.**

If your family budget or high school grades didn't allow you to attend a first-rate college, you might be experiencing negative repercussions during your job search or interviews. Certainly, going to a top-tier college can open doors, but not attending one doesn't close them and can even work in your favor, experts say:

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[ Sunday, Oct 20, 2013 ]

Sometimes the things we talk about most are the slowest to change.

Gender-parity work, or the goal of increasing women's representation as leaders, is no exception. We hear a lot about the wage gap, women's low numbers in top roles and various analogies for the barriers that exist.

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[ Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 ]

Many aspiring leaders wonder if they should become technical experts in a given area–“Specialists”–or if they should shape their careers as more well-rounded professionals–“Generalists.” While both career paths can yield positive results, my interviews with successful leaders showed that becoming a generalist can help you reach top levels faster and succeed once you get there. After all, a person with generalized knowledge knows enough about several topics to ask the tough questions and think critically about different functions.

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