A few months ago, the economy was going strong and there were tons of job openings. You may have been contemplating a job or career change or were perfectly happy with what you were doing. And then everything changed in the blink of an eye. Who could have predicted the scenario we now find ourselves […]
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These are tough, unprecedented times for everyone. And the more we watch the news, the worse it seems to get – it’s wearing us all down already. I have to admit that I am having a hard time focusing on any task, and I am a focuser! I find myself getting distracted a lot, going […]
In 2013 when Sheryl Sandberg wrote her book Lean In, she talked about how ‘sluggish’ the progress was in regards to women’s compensation in the workplace. She reminded us that “in 1970, American women were paid 59 cents for every dollar their male counterparts made.” By 2010, 40 long years later, that had grown to […]
Are you looking for your first job, want a better job in a new company or more from the one you have now? The world of work and careers has changed and will continue to change over the coming years. Fortune had a good article awhile ago that is still relevant now – a unique […]
At the beginning of every new year I would ask my sales team what New Year’s resolutions they had set. I had one team member who hated the idea and always balked at the exercise we went through. I thought he was just being difficult but it turns out he was right, New Year’s resolutions […]
The Lean In Org has just recently released it’s 2019 Women in the Workplace report and some of the results are surprising. It seems that women have a new obstacle to hamper their upward mobility. We have heard for decades about the ‘glass ceiling’ that women face when trying to climb to upper levels of […]
Are you where you want to be at this point in your job and your career? Are you happy with your progress so far and do you have a plan to move forward to your ultimate goal? If not, read on.
The future of work, and how leaders navigate our world as things change exponentially around us, is a hot topic. The work world is only going to get more intense so it’s important to think about what the leader of the future is going to look like before that future is already upon us. Which […]
Great leadership doesn’t happen overnight. Some people are born with a certain type of presence and others have to work hard at it. But we all know a good leader when we see and hear one, and a bad one even faster. As you travel on your leadership journey, how do you want to be […]
This is the best picture ever because as well as being very cute it holds a great life lesson. My 3-year-old grandnephew wears his superhero outfit proudly wherever he can – day care, the mall, the playground, any chance he can get away with it. He’s not embarrassed or ashamed or shy about dressing up. […]