3 Ways to Move Towards Success

If your goal in life is to be successful, have you created a plan that will help you move towards success? Trust me, there are thousands of strategies, techniques and tactics to help you on your journey but a recent infographic caught my attention and offered three ideas I wanted to share. The infographic is […]

Inspiring #GirlBoss – Sophia Amoruso

Sophia Amoruso is the founder of Nasty Gal Vintage and the author of an inspiring business book I’m currently reading called #GirlBoss. Sophia pulls no punches in her story of how she took a vintage clothing business operated out of her bedroom to over $100 million in annual sales in just seven years. “It takes […]

What Does Success Look Like for JJ?

Recently I was interviewed by Jamie for the Flyy, Female & Fabulous online magazine. She asked a variety of questions about my professional journey, thoughts as an entrepreneur and my advice for other Purposeful Women on their path to success. My belief is that before you take your first step you really do need to […]

Building A Career Plan

The other day I was talking about finding ways to determine what in your life brings positive emotions and what activities are more negative. We briefly discussed finding ways to turn the negatives into positives so that you can begin to move away from where you are today and travel closer to who you want […]

Positioning for Impact

Look around. Not just your surroundings, but where you are in your life.  Right now.  Today.  This minute. Are you where you want to be? Is this how you pictured your life to be when you reached this age; this stage in your life? As I travel the country meeting and speaking with other Women, […]

Career Strategies for Women

As companies are condensing staff and asking more of their employees, it is difficult to dig out from under the task list to actively plan a career strategy, especially for women that have many demands outside the workplace.  Often women are just trying to get done what is on their to-do list. If you want […]

Mentors, Sponsors and Advisory Boards for Business Women

Mentorship and Sponsorship are extremely important and I would go even a step beyond to an advisory board which is a group of both. Mentorship is often a person that gives you advice on how to move from here to there or maneuver a situation.  They talk only to you about what you should do. […]

You Have Been Given a Second Chance

Have you ever felt that way? Has something happened in your life or in the life of someone close that stops you short? You think; it could have been much worse. Or – this is a wake up call. Or – maybe I better look at my priorities and make some changes. We have all […]

Mapping Out Your Professional Journey

You know how it feels to come to “the end” of a project or journey.  When I typed those 2 words on the last page of The Working Woman’s GPS it was exhilarating with an overwhelming sense of accomplishment.  However, it left me wanting to know even more. After a short break, I was right back at researching, interviewing and learning more […]

Color Outside the Lines

As I was driving today I turned on the radio to hear Natasha Bedingfield’s song “I am Unwritten.”  A popular song and for many an anthem of the possibilities of our lives. Do you ever find yourself hemmed in by tradition? What would it feel like to color outside the lines? If you could break one […]