I noticed an interesting phenomenon as I transitioned from the corporate world into the realm of entrepreneurism – when it comes to workplace dynamics among women, there’s a striking difference between corporate women and entrepreneurial women. I’ve worked in all different types of companies from large, global corporations to small, private companies and while they all have their challenges, ...[Read More]
A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure to hear Canon J. John, storyteller, teacher, motivator and communicator. He’s an incredibly funny, wonderfully profound speaker and man of God. He was speaking about the tenth Commandment – do not covet, which in today’s world could be called materialism. As I listened, it struck me that his message is applicable to everyone no matter what your belief, c ...[Read More]
Maya Angelou used her voice to effect positive change in the world. As many reflect on the influence and impact of such a phenomenal woman, I can’t help but consider the lessons behind the words.
In the media this week, women’s equality has been a hot topic. Sheryl Sandberg released her second book, Lean In For Graduates and on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, we acknowledged Equal Pay Day. I use the term “acknowledged” because I don’t believe we should “celebrate” until the day in which women achieve pay parity with men is actually December 31. There’s no doubt systemic changes are needed in go ...[Read More]
Women in the Workplace: Then vs. Now. Can millennial women overcome historical barriers to workplace equality?
Do women really experience more guilt than men? It’s hard to say. What I do know is I always seem to experience more guilt than the men I encounter. Aside from the mommy guilt, work guilt, daughter guilt, sister guilt, friend guilt, and societal guilt; I tend to procrastinate, am very outspoken and have little willpower when it comes to sweets – all adding to my burden of guilt. I often l ...[Read More]
Most of us are more attracted to people who exude confidence. And, when given a choice, we’ll trust and believe in a confident person over someone who appears less confident. That’s why so many politicians and executives seem to get away with a lot of crap. Confidence is a key leadership attribute and a crucial ingredient for workplace advancement. So, what should you do to build your confiden ...[Read More]
Twitter is evolving into a legitimate media source – well, almost. A holiday post from Miley Cyrus and 27 more of the best tweets.
There are lots of books, blogs, and articles professing the latest, greatest or best career advice. But, when you dig down and really look at why some people are successful and others aren’t, it all comes down to how you deal with failure. We all want to succeed, to win, and to be recognized and acknowledged for being good at something. But as humans, everyone has some level of self-doubt, a pesky ...[Read More]
Forbes published its annual list of the top paying jobs for women. There was only one in which women earn as much as men. The job in Forbes’ number 1 spot and the only job women earn 100% of the pay earned by men – pharmacists.