Kudos to Oprah for showing us that even the most successful and powerful women can burnout. She’s made it okay for the rest of us to admit when we’ve had enough. Learn to recognize your warning signs and 5 sure-fire ways to reclaim your sanity.
As women, we apologize a lot! “I’m sorry,” has become a phrase we use all too often. We say it not only when we want forgiveness, but more often to show concern and empathy for others. If something bad happens to someone usually the first thing we say is, “I’m so sorry.” Are we really? Or, is it just the polite thing to say in today’s society? More importantly, does saying “sorry” all the t ...[Read More]
If having to endure the sexual exploitation of women in the media is not enough, things have devolved to tailgate decals depicting a tied up woman, mobile apps that simulate masturbation and ‘Titstaring,’ and booth babes at a tech conference wearing nothing but pasties and body paint. Where’s the corporate social responsibility and accountability to women?
The Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP) has a message for companies – having women on their boards and in senior executive positions is not just the right thing to do, but also increases company performance, leading to better bottom line results. Plus, 3 strategies to enhance your bottom line and increase your chances of advancing into a senior leadership role,
With National Business Women’s Day coming up on September 22nd, I thought it would be fitting to pay tribute to a true icon, a woman a lot of us either don’t know much about or maybe don’t take too seriously. Who is it? I’ll give you a hint – ‘successful business woman’ and ‘pink Cadillac.’ If you’ve ever lived in Dallas, Texas, you know I’m talking about Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmeti ...[Read More]
Miley Cyrus scandalized the 2013 VMA's, but there's a bigger issue. When the most powerful women in the U.S. are continually objectified, what messages do women receive? That appearance matters more than results, and that regardless of what we accomplish, we will always be judged more harshly than men.
Many have wondered, and some have asked, where Ajna got her name. Since she represents the successful professional woman, it was important for her name to signify wisdom, strength and gender equality. After much searching and consideration, the perfect name was found. Ajna is named after the sixth energy chakra – the Ajna chakra. The Ajna chakra is considered to be the center of intuition, wisd ...[Read More]
Thanks in part to the Carrie Bradshaw character on Sex and the City, almost every girl dreams of being a smart, stylish fashionista. Unfortunately, some take their fashion way too seriously or worse too far. The result – some major fashion don’t’s. When it comes to work, what does your wardrobe say about you?
Are women more prone than men to judge others harshly as a result of our own insecurities? Yes, we’ve all been the “mean girl” at some point. What we don’t realize is that our judgment of other women can be attributed in part to how girls are socialized.
Are you looking for your dream job? Do you have a job checklist with the criteria for that perfect job? Have you even thought about what you really want in a job? Over the past several months I’ve been house hunting. There’s a possibility of a giant land fill not too far from where I’m at now and the idea of bio-hazards, smell and declining land values in the future are not very appealing. The ...[Read More]