What advice would you offer women who aim to become a Director or C-Suite Executive, or already are?

TIP: Professional handshake

In some cultures, a weak handshake is a deal-breaker. Ever shook hands with someone in business and felt like you were shaking dishcloth? A confident handshake says a lot about you. When first meeting people in a business environment, remember that your handshake is your mark, your first impression. It will be remembered. Although these 5 articles on the handshake were written for Sales, they contain excellent advice for everyone, both men and women. Understand the power of a warm, firm and full handshake. Women, learn to give a professional handshake, and you will be more successful.

TIP: Dress for success

Want to get ahead? Cover that cleavage, says research. A few days ago, The Sun reported on a survey undertaken by, a fashion website, that found that about six out of 10 bosses cited women showing too much cleavage as the ultimate fashion offense. Share your tips and vote here.

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