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FAQs: Is certification just a U.S. thing?

2018-10-25T21:24:21+00:00November 13th, 2017|Diversity and Inclusion|

This is the second in a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about certification. To see the first post on U.S. certifications, click here. Is certification just a U.S. thing? The answer to this question, like so many others, is "it depends."  If you are certified through NGLCC, NMSDC, and/or WBENC, there are options for [...]

FAQs: You’ve done the work to get certified, now make your certifications work for you

2018-10-25T21:24:22+00:00October 12th, 2017|Diversity and Inclusion|

Over the years working with small businesses, a frequent complaint I hear is that a company has one or several certifications but that certification hasn't "worked." For some, the process of certification was too much work to even complete the application. For others, leveraging the certification was too time consuming or simply didn't become a [...]

What’s the Business Case? It’s not rocket science.*

2018-10-25T21:24:22+00:00September 18th, 2017|Diversity and Inclusion|

I’m writing this for readers like me who keep these links handy for whenever anyone asks, “What’s the Business Case?” for economically empowering women. I’ve worked in this space for years and every time I think that maybe the question has been answered and retired for good, a reason pops up to trot out all [...]