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Pathways to growth for women

Accenture women share their stories about navigating paths to personal and professional growth.
Career pointers learned from life's curveballs

Career pointers learned from life's curveballs

Learn life lessons from Manager Rebecca Atkinson, who has navigated work, a special needs child and the medical diagnosis of her husband.

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Workplace advice: Five tips for dealing with a chronic illness

Workplace advice: Five tips for dealing with a chronic illness

Key tactics helped Senior Analyst Cecelia Stoessner-Clark obtain a diagnosis. Learn her five tips for anyone experiencing a chronic illness.

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Life and career lessons from my child with special needs

Life and career lessons from my child with special needs

Senior Manager Catarina Alencar speaks about her son with special needs and the support she has rom her family and work.

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An employee group on disabilities showed me how to help my son

An employee group on disabilities showed me how to help my son

Learn how an employee disability group sparked Associate Manager Sarah Cline to help her son and read her tips for juggling career and home life.

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 This woman in tech uses American Indian teachings as a compass

This woman in tech uses American Indian teachings as a compass

To integrate facets of her life and focus on what's important, Managing Director Suzanne Randall turns to American Indian wisdom.

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Do we still need this focus on diversity and gender equality in 2016?

Do we still need this focus on diversity and gender equality in 2016?

Read how Senior Manager Kristien Van den Branden realized we still need to keep our focus and lead by example when it comes to gender equality.

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How I became an advocate for women experiencing infertility

How I became an advocate for women experiencing infertility

Read Senior Manager Chrissy Healey's story about how her background spurs her to encourage others who experience fertility challenges.

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LinkedIn: Women in leadership: Driving innovation for a better world

LinkedIn: Women in leadership: Driving innovation for a better world

Managing Director Camille Mirshokrai shares what she learned about innovation while facilitating the 2016 International Women's Forum.

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Business Today: Playing to win

Business Today: Playing to win

Read about the great work that Rekha Menon, Chairman, Accenture in India, is doing both inside and outside the office.

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The Glass Hammer: Voice of Experience: Rocio Lopez

The Glass Hammer: Voice of Experience: Rocio Lopez

Leader Rocio Lopez discusses her 22-year career in technology and her commitment to growing Hispanic American tech talent.

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My mother is my inspiration for career success

My mother is my inspiration for career success

See the video to hear Managing Director Vicky Godolphin speaking about the inspiration that her mother and other strong female role models provided for her career growth.

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A successful woman thanks men in her family for support

See the video to hear Associate Director Susanne Jeffery describe the positive influence her brothers, father and husband have had on her career.

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How my corporate career complements my lifelong sports dream

Read how Consultant Catherine Chew marries the equestrian sport of show jumping with a corporate career for great results.

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30 years of change: my growth, diversity advancing and the color orange!

30 years: My growth, diversity advancing and the color orange

Read leader Nellie Borrero's reflections on her 30-year journey with the company—on progress and what she has learned.

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What's my secret to balancing work and motherhood?

Mover and Shaker: Nupur Sharma, manager, Accenture Consulting

Learn about Nupur’s career journey—she describes how rewarding it is to have her work and passion align, including most recently developing an Augmented Reality App.

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What's my secret to balancing work and motherhood?

What's my secret to balancing work and motherhood?

Learn how Manager Mariko Taguchi balances working at a demanding job with life as the mother of a young child.

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The red cape—myths that no longer serve

Managing Director Roze Phillips discusses how the stories we grew up with shape us and our children, and questions the impact of some classic tales having slightly different outcomes.

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The Huffington Post: Going against the flow: Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture, North America

In this interview, Julie Sweet discusses her career progression, from how she measures success to the importance of mentorship.

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The importance of mentors and role models; anyone can reach their full potential

Watch the video to hear Managing Director Hilary O'Meara speak on the importance of mentorship and role models for career progression.

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Trust your abilities: Tips for work from my first triathlon

Read the lessons that Consultant Marissa Rodriguez learned about perseverance and discipline while competing in her first triathlon.

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After my skydiving accident: Advice on successful return to work

Learn tips from Manager Andrea Hamacher for returning to work after being out on leave.

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Taking a sabbatical to compete on "MasterChef" and what I learned

Read what Managing Director Inge Lekkerkerker-van Aalsburg learned after taking a sabbatical from her career to pursue her culinary dream.

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Gatz Daviz

One woman's advice for low-income children

Associate Manager Gatz Davis reveals the hardships she overcame to succeed and gives advice to children in similar circumstances.

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My 5 career tips for women, including learn because you want to

My 5 career tips for women, including learn because you want to

Learn Manager Sandie Behrens' five pieces of advice on being a woman and a technologist.

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Dancing toward fulfillment: How I changed a career turn into corporate success

Dancing toward fulfillment: How I changed a career turn into corporate success

Though athletic abilities change with time, the drive and practice needed remains the same to be successful anywhere, says Jessica Jecmen.

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After that first-job glow fades, 5 ways to stay on top of your game

After that first-job glow fades, 5 ways to stay on top of your game

How do you sustain momentum after the first few years of work? Senior Manager Kim Kim Oon shares key principles that have helped her.

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Lessons in perseverance and teamwork, from college sports to the corporate workplace

Lessons in perseverance and teamwork, from college sports to the corporate workplace

Learn how athlete and analyst Stephanie Richartz applies lessons from her Olympic-level track career to her corporate life.

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Varied cultural influences make me a stronger leader

Learn how Nicole van Det found her background helped her seize opportunity as a managing director.

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From apartheid to corporate success, I've always been the best I can be

See the video for why Senior Manager Ntombi Mhangwani says continual learning and determination are key to success.

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Fit to Lead

The Huffington Post: Fit to lead

Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer Ellyn Shook discusses the benefits of making fitness a priority.

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Public speaking to ballroom dancing

Public speaking, ballroom dancing, mission to Haiti

Growth comes in leaps and bounds when you go outside of what is normal for you and try new things. See tips from Accenture Managing Director Julie Booth.

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Breast cancer wasn't in my plan, but goals and milestones helped me survive

Read how Managing Director Andrea Francis tackled cancer as her next project not only to survive but thrive.

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4 ways to fly fearlessly: A ticket to career growth

4 ways to fly fearlessly: A ticket to career growth

Read 4 tips from Manager Caroline Dey's international adventure on how to overcome your fears to grow your career.
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Solving the Technology Puzzle

Solving the Technology Puzzle

Ask the right questions and make sure all the pieces fit together, writes Accenture Technology Senior Manager Gulyacemin Cakir.
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Sharing the legacy of a whole life

Learn more about why Amanda Kaufman, senior manager, is teaching her children that they are the architects of their own lives.

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Humble roots: Rebelling against expectations

Always on a journey

Among the more fascinating aspects of travel are the things you hadn't foreseen, writes Management Consultant Francesca Corti.
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Humble roots: Rebelling against expectations

Humble roots: Rebelling against expectations

See the video for how Marge Magner, lead director on the Accenture Board of Directors, defied expectations to achieve success.
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Confidence and collaboration are key to my success as a young professional

Confidence and collaboration are key to my success as a young professional

Confidence from leaders and strong relationships with colleagues has made the difference in Analyst Stefania Albanese's career. What about yours?
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Go the extra mile to be the best

Go the extra mile to be the best

Kelly Rover, senior manager, shares her passion for helping others succeed and reflects on lessons for professional and personal success.
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How I found inspiring work

How I found inspiring work

Learn how Katinka de Korte, managing director, found balance between work that inspires her and a family of six.
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Lessons for my younger self: Test boundaries, learn from failures

Lessons for my younger self: Test boundaries, learn from failures

It’s not a weakness to ask for help, says Ugo Ojike, associate director.
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Life lesson: Motherhood is great leadership training

Life lesson: Motherhood is great leadership training

A career and family life can be excellently balanced, as long as you get your priorities right, says Ellen van Essen, managing director.
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Technology and the “Ideal Woman” trap

Technology and the “Ideal Woman” trap

“Having it all” does not mean doing it all perfectly, writes Senior Manager Amanda Kaufman.
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Fortune favors the bold

Fortune favors the bold

Encourage employees to venture beyond the beaten path, advises Managing Director Julia Kusterer.
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A childhood of constant change yielded lessons for tough times

A childhood of constant change yielded lessons for tough times

Learn why Managing Director Kelly Weekes says the key to success is being open to starting over.
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Combining Kung-Fu, personal studies and a career

Combining Kung-Fu, personal studies and a career

Security Consultant Gaia Spaziani Testa discusses the enriching experience of combining everything.
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The Glass Hammer: Voice of Experience

The Glass Hammer: Voice of Experience

The best advice I’ve received is that no one should care about your career more than you, says Managing Director Anissa Thompson.

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Curiosity, two cats and a recipe for success

Curiosity, two cats and a recipe for success

Irine Gaasbeek, managing director, recounts the richness of a life and career off the beaten track.
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6 do’s and don’ts for corporate newcomers to America

6 do’s and don’ts for corporate newcomers to America

Sabina Munnelly, managing director, shares the keys to overcoming the challenges to making a move to another country.
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The Huffington Post: The case for doing 1-on-1 meetings with yourself

The Huffington Post: The case for doing 1-on-1 meetings with yourself

Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer Ellyn Shook has an array of meetings booked for next week with just one person: Ellyn Shook.

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Who am I? Indian stereotype breaker, Swedish resident, wife and mother

Who am I? Indian stereotype breaker, Swedish resident, wife and mother

Often our own self-image and the way the world sees us are not in sync, writes Manager Vandana Kabilan.
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Changing career paths, changing horses: Why risks pay off

Changing career paths, changing horses: Why risks pay off

Learn how Senior Manager Kelly Rover took leaps of faith that ended up paying off in big ways.
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8 digital resources to improve your well-being

8 digital resources to improve your well-being

Meet Maria Daniel Brás, employee experience architect, as she describes resources to help improve your well-being.
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From curious child to technology leader

From curious child to technology leader

Not having a computer only increased its appeal for curious 13-year-old Ambe Tierro, now senior managing director.
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Wild card career choice becomes my trump card

Wild card career choice becomes my trump card

Don’t box yourself in based on your position in an org chart, advises Sarah Thomas, managing director.
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Defining “real” success

Defining “real” success

It’s never about reaching some external goalpost, says Rekha Menon, chairman of Accenture-India.
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Painting helps me grow as a leader

Painting helps me grow as a leader

Manon van Beek, country managing director for Accenture-The Netherlands, discusses her passion for painting and how it helps her grow.
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Writing the book on putting your passion to work

Writing the book on putting your passion to work

Sheila Downer, senior analyst, and Tchicaya Robertson, manager, talk about the importance of passion and purpose in people’s lives.
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The secrets of sports that you can apply to your career

The secrets of sports that you can apply to your career

Senior Analyst Pamela Evans shares how her experience as an athlete and a working professional has shown that the same philosophy applies to both arenas.
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Fast 5 leadership insights

Fast 5 leadership insights

Learn five insights from Deborah Santiago, managing director, around what every leader should do and more.
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