RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Lift IOWA http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-30T13:12:48.7200891Z Female marketing execs share stories, life lessons <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;Takeaways from American Marketing Association - Iowa's Conversations from the She-Suite, held recently at Meredith Corp. in Des Moines.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Female-marketing-execs-share-stories--life-lessons/176/1015/64611 Lift IOWA Guest Opinion: The rise of the lady makers http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Guest-Opinion--The-rise-of-the-lady-makers/176/1015/64610 Lift IOWA Iowa Females You Should Know: Renee Hardman <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Renee Hardman is the president of&nbsp;Hardman Consulting LLC, a Central Iowa&nbsp;human resources management firm.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Iowa-Females-You-Should-Know--Renee-Hardman/176/1015/64609 Lift IOWA Cushing named CFO of Athene Holding <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Athene Holding Ltd., the Bermuda-based parent company of West Des Moines-based Athene USA, has promoted Brenda Cushing to chief financial officer, effective Aug. 20.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Cushing-named-CFO-of-Athene-Holding/176/1015/64608 Lift IOWA O'Keefe retired as one of top marketing execs in the country <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Mary O'Keefe walked out the door with a national accolade when she retired June 30 as chief marketing officer for Principal Financial Group Inc.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/O-Keefe-retired-as-one-of-top-marketing-execs-in-the-country/176/1015/64607 Lift IOWA Want better governing? Elect more women <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">More than 6 in 10 adults, or 63 percent, believe the country would be better governed if there were more women in political office, according to&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qq3vtBr7q6mPcRHUfHLep36QlGni7JNeuoSjWUe7XOnPFJPulwEbNlVujhU_kVMgnthWPIysNUpDQlx8CMVEjdvIdLiYn82Us1791gom0Y6PQ2BfWdZiJI0Ykfz9uIlsHK5skCS6q3mkYZLOC9FAJk32rEN8p_LGqNlkvXVfTGaDfItWfm-aGz-01WhI16WMLiAataMSTqI=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #b16aba;">a new Gallup Poll</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Want-better-governing--Elect-more-women/176/1015/64606 Lift IOWA In the 'About Time' category: Big 12 to use first female official this fall <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">For the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">first time in its history, t</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">he Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its football games this fall.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/In-the--About-Time--category--Big-12-to-use-first-female-official-this-fall/176/1015/64605 Lift IOWA Can women finally say what they want at work? <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">For years, women have been told to communicate in the middle ground between aggressive and timid.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Can-women-finally-say-what-they-want-at-work-/176/1015/64604 Lift IOWA Q&A with Lindsey Pollak: Next-level leadership <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Many millennials are becoming leaders and even more want to step into leadership roles.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Q-A-with-Lindsey-Pollak--Next-level-leadership/176/1015/64603 Lift IOWA Arias and ABCs: Succeeding in opera as a mother <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Balancing career and family is challenging enough, but two new mothers singing in key roles in Des Moines Metro Opera's 2014 summer season say that's particularly difficult in their profession -- but they're both making it work.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Arias-and-ABCs--Succeeding-in-opera-as-a-mother/176/1015/64514 Lift IOWA Opinion: 5 ways to rock your next presentation <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">One of the best ways to enhance others' professional opinion of you is to give memorable presentations. These five tips can help you do just that.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Opinion--5-ways-to-rock-your-next-presentation/176/1015/64508 Lift IOWA 2014 Catt Prize deadline is Nov. 26 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/2014-Catt-Prize-deadline-is-Nov--26/176/1015/64507 Lift IOWA Wahls to speak at Iowa Women's Foundation luncheon in October <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Zach Wahls will give the keynote speech at the&nbsp;Iowa Women's Foundation's 18th annual luncheon on Oct. 22.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Wahls-to-speak-at-Iowa-Women-s-Foundation-luncheon-in-October/176/1015/64506 Lift IOWA Forget about women-owned and focus on women-targeted http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Forget-about-women-owned-and-focus-on-women-targeted/176/1015/64504 Lift IOWA