To all of the women warriors out there…..those who want to live life on their terms, without apology, and without everything falling apart. To those who have spent so many years working the 60 hour weeks, raising a family, doing what you were supposed to be doing. To those who are just exhausted at this … Continue reading To the women warriors
We all have a pain in the ass inner-critic. There is no question that this inner-critic in our head keep us all from fully speaking our truth, owning our power, and keeping us from reclaiming our lives. This inner-critic tells us we are not good enough. It tells us we cannot do what we want. … Continue reading The Pain in the Ass Inner-Critic
Alright, I am going to say it….I feel like a BADASS! I received my 2nd masters degree, at age 50, last week. What makes this a BADASS move is I did it on my terms. I did it as part of reclaiming my life. Being a badass has nothing to do with riding a … Continue reading Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History
We all know people at work who are filled with so much ego that they take great pains to hide any hint of failure or weakness. No matter what happens, they always have the last word. Their strategy is the belief that any hint of vulnerability would cause others to see them as weak. According … Continue reading “I do not know” is a Leadership Quality
As part of my career journey, I have had so many people say to me...I want to be a VP or a CEO. It’s important to remember that leaders are not just the ones with formal titles such as VP, EVP or CEO. In fact, many leaders that have inspired me have not been formal … Continue reading Does A Leader Always Have a Fancy Title?
As Brene Brown so eloquently states, “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage.” When you ask someone to describe what is courage, they usually describe someone who is vulnerable. Vulnerability and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness. It’s our vulnerabilities and courage that make us who we are and drive our passions. … Continue reading An Ode to Courage
As we approach performance review cycles, the question for leaders to consider is “have you been a good listener?” Have you truly listened to what your employees needed? Have you, as their leader, considered both what they were saying, how they said it, and what they meant? To effectively provide feedback, it’s paramount that you … Continue reading Don’t Be a Sheldon