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Empowered Women: What to Do When Called Bossy, Tips from Annette Ballou

Have ever been called bossy? I am sure you have. If you are a woman who ever tried to get anything done (which is all women) you are called bossy, at least once in your life. Surprisingly this word is used only for women, and has a negative connotation. When someone calls you “bossy” it’s …

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Empowered Women: Speaking Up as a Woman, Conversation with Annette Ballou

Sometimes you don’t have the courage to speak up and sometimes you are shut down even when you speak up. Is the solution in you building your courage or does it have to do with your organization’s culture? How to Speak Up as a Woman, a Conversation with Annette Ballou from refine+focus on Vimeo.   …

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Empowered Women: Sasha Feldstein on How to Not to Invest in Invisible Emotional Labor

Being an empathic leader should make you a stronger leader, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, it only results in loads of invisible emotional labor at work and at home. This emotional labor can and should be shared. Listen to my conversation with Sasha Feldstein of California Immigrant Policy Center to learn more. If you’ve heard …

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Empowered Women: Sasha Feldstein on How to Negotiate as a Woman

Negotiating doesn’t come easy for many women. The more we share our best practices, stories and proven techniques, the better off we’ll all be. In this episode of Empowered Women Empower Women, Sasha Feldstein of the California Immigrant Policy Center shares her experiences negotiating. While Sasha doesn’t claim to be an expert in negotiations, her …

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Curiouser with Google’s Amrit Dhir

Curious people make the best teachers. They ask insightful questions, follow their instincts and solve problems in unexpected & refreshing ways. Notice how their mind works: everything seems possible when you’re around them. Amrit Dhir, Head of Global Operations at Google for Startups, exemplifies this. He’s a startup pro, gentleman scholar, rockstar, culture builder and …

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Empowered Women: Yoselin Bugallo on How to Make Others Value Your Career

Your gift for the International Women’s Day is here! As women, we often have to convince others of the value of our careers. How do we find balance and draw boundaries in our personal and professional lives? This episode of “Empowered Women Empower Women,” is with Yoselin Bugallo, the Director of Admissions at the NYU …

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Curiouser And Curiouser: Insights From our October 2018 Innovation Showcase

At refine+focus, we believe that connecting different perspectives helps drive innovation, growth, and insight. At our October 2018 Curiouser & Curiouser innovation showcase, we turned these beliefs into action. Over good food and even better conversation, we gathered individuals from across industries to spark an evening of idea sharing. The event Each Curiouser event is …

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Curiouser And Curiouser: Insights From our May 2018 Innovation Showcase

  As summer nears and brings us warm weather and changing seasons, this month’s Curiouser event saw many fresh ideas and exciting endeavors to bring change. Shared inspiration abounded. THE EVENT While attendees came from many different backgrounds, our gathering of entrepreneurs, academics, writers, business and media professionals, scientists, and innovators found themselves sharing common …

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Curiouser and Curiouser: Insights from our February 2018 Innovation Showcase

On Valentine’s Day Eve, 19 friends, collaborators and colleagues of refine+focus came together for an evening called Curiouser & Curiouser that we host regularly. The theme of the event was “Share the Love,” and everyone who attended shared an idea that was dear to them and our theme. THE EVENT If you take a closer …

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