Wherever you are reading this, it's likely you have spent the better part of the last year in some kind of lockdown. And no matter what you do, it's likely that your career has been affected in some way. For many of us, our work and our lives seem to be (slowly, maybe) getting back on track. But, things still feel different, don't they? We've collectively experienced … [Read more...]
Solving the Problem of Impossible Female Role Models, One Conversation at a Time
When I first entered the business world, I felt very out of touch with the powerful women I was meant to be seeing as my role models. They had salon blowouts, wore beautiful suits, gave amazing speeches about their success stories, and they never seemed to doubt themselves for a second. I knew how hard they’d worked to get to where they were, but because I only ever saw the … [Read more...]
Think You Need a Friend? Actually, You Need a Mentor!
Guest Post by Susan Vitale (author bio is available at the end of the article): We all need friends in our lives – companions to share our thoughts with, trust with our secrets, and depend on when times are tough. But when it comes to the workplace, many women make the mistake of only focusing on the need to cultivate “best friend” relationships at work. In reality, having … [Read more...]
What are you afraid of? What turns your legs to jelly? What gives you heart palpitations? Perhaps your fear is the pathway to your greatest triumph. Believe that your current, most pressing, most disturbing issue is here to give you insight, awareness, strength, and renewed vigor in your purpose here on Earth. Perhaps you're dealing with personnel or relationship issues. … [Read more...]