Top 10 Mom Businesses

Charlene Begley
The GE brand is synonomous with the home.
The GE brand is synonomous with the home.
AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

Charlene Begley was always driven to succeed, but moving up into the executive ranks of the notoriously male-driven General Electric Company landed her on Forbes' list of 50 most powerful women in 2010. As the mother of three, and the current president and CEO of GE Home and Business Solutions, her career path hasn't been easy, but it's certainly been rewarding. She credits much of her success in balancing her work and family with her husband's support and a flexible work schedule. And what's the big secret to her success? She doesn't work weekends.