Sticky Floor Syndrome and Other Self Sabotage

What is the sticky floor syndrome? Well, we know there is a glass ceiling, a gender pay gap and less women leaders in business but did you know that in some cases, we are our own worst enemy? The Sticky Floor Syndrome is a recently coined phrase for the ways that women in business self […]

How Do You Prepare – How Do You Respond? Wisdom of Sundays

Oprah Winfrey has a new book out: The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations and it was the topic of conversation on Live with Kelly and Ryan. Ryan Seacrest quoted from the book, saying that one particular shared wisdom was life-altering for him. In a quote from Devon Franklin, we learn that the […]

Personal Coaching New Emerging Employee Benefit

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Personal coaching is the latest in human resource support being offered at some of the best places to work in the United States. I often talk about the value and importance of mentoring; whether you are the mentor or you seek a mentor to assist you in your career journey. Personal coaching is perhaps a […]

What is Your Professional Brand Today?

What is your professional brand today and how do you communicate day-to-day? This week’s Relevant Conversation speaks to how you show up in business: In person On your resume On line As you are looking to accelerate your impact in new directions, it is important to identify, investigate, and when you can, oversee what defines […]

Accelerate Your Impact Wins Diversity Book Award

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2017 Award-Winning Business Diversity Book Helps Women Advance Their Careers Professional Playbook Offers Specific Strategies for Working Women Striving for Leadership Positions and Board Seats Professional women who aspire to advance their careers often encounter a sea of obstacles. Without a career playbook specific for women, many experience common pitfalls and corporate cultures that derail their […]

Effectively Communicate Your Professional Value

How effective have you been in communicating your professional value to your peers, your managers and those higher in your organization? In other words – what is your worth to your job, your department and your company? That may be hard to put into words because it goes beyond attendance, longevity and attitude. If you […]

Career Assessment – Where Are You Right Now?

When was the last time you conducted a career assessment; truly examined where you are in your career and how you feel about it? Before you can move forward, you have to first figure out where you are in your career. In a recent podcast I talk further about examining this starting point and delve […]

Dealing with Rejection at Work

How do you handle rejection at work? Wow, this is a charged question that many associate with an emotional response. However, I have learned that “no” may really be a blessing in disguise. You’ve heard the adage, when one door closes, another opens, however, sometimes the door just closes. So what do you do? For […]

Take On a Role You Are Not Qualified For

Looking for excitement in your job? Liz Wiseman, president of Wiseman Group and author of Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, says you should take on a job you are not qualified for. She details this philosophy in the article How to Stay Excited About Your Career. Liz assessed the jobs […]

5 Coaching Methods to Promote Women

As we seek to increase the number of women in leadership positions, businesses need to examine their coaching methods. What training, coaching and mentoring programs are available to help women advance within your company? Joelle Jay shares the importance of executive coaching in her article How to Preserve and Promote Women: More than enough evidence […]