Modern Rules for Women Supporting Other Women at Work More than 25% of women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce completely an effect of the pandemic. As a result, Women supporting other women at work is one way to protect gender equity and help women deal with growing challenges. So says […]
5 Strategies to Deal With Your Weaknesses
5 Effective Strategies for Dealing With Your Weaknesses We all have weaknesses. Some of us have a challenging time to identify or admit to them, and some of us do a poor job of dealing with them. Others appear to have no weaknesses, because their weaknesses are never exposed. Your weaknesses can be a big […]
COVID Made Childcare Unreliable – Now What?
Childcare during COVID has become a minefield. Lockdown, closed…open again, but only fifty percent capacity. Closed again…home school… make your own alternate arrangements. COVID has made childcare unreliable. Now what? COVID-19 has been deteriorating for health so far, and when it comes to childcare, children are more prone to getting infected with the coronavirus. Now, […]
Career Success Roadblocks: Three Behaviors Women Should Avoid
By Erin Ryan and Megan Thomas Could a self-limiting behavior be preventing you from realizing career success by going for a new job or promotion, asking for a well-deserved raise or making personal progress in life? According to How Women Rise, co-authored by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith, your response may depend on your […]
It Takes a Village: Changing the Future of Women in Business
In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Melinda Gates called out the corporate world. She highlights the inequalities still facing women and minorities in the workplace, despite the progress that’s been made in the last 70 years. Anyone who’s held a job probably has a story about it, or can at least recognize the disparity […]
To Work Or Stay Home? How To Get It Right Because There’s No Do-Overs
Since you only get one shot at being a mom, it’s a good idea to get it right — right? After all, isn’t that what all moms want, whether they’re stay-at-home or working Moms. Here’s how to make sure you don’t wind up wishing you had done it differently.
4 Ways to Find Work That Makes You Happy
Do you love your job? According to a Gallup poll, there is a 64 percent chance that you don’t. In fact, there’s a 24 percent chance you actually hate your job. Nearly two thirds of those surveyed have no love for their workplace, but that doesn’t mean you have to fall into this category.
How to Live Your Life if You Know You Want to Grow Up and Be A Woman in Business
Life as a woman isn’t easy. You have so many obstacles to overcome, and if you have dreams of getting into business from a young age, the obstacles are even trickier to get through. Your sex shouldn’t define how successful you are in life. Just as race and sexual orientation should have no bearing on […]
We Make Our Own Choices
“How do you do it?” It’s a question I’m asked all the time. With all I have on my plate —- kids, family, running a big company, business travel….. How do I stay positive? How do I look so put together? My answer is simple. I do it naturally.
Creating a Healthy Balance Between Work and Family
Making time to juggle everything life throws at you may seem impossible, but finding a healthy balance in both your work and home life is important for not only yourself, but your loved ones as well. It’s very common in current times for women to be expected to juggle full-time careers as well as the […]
Three Ideas to Boost Employee Retention
A recent survey of human resource managers shows that employee turnover remains one of the most critical workplace issues. Sixty percent say that skilled-person power is “scarce”. Forty six percent say that worker retention is a “very serious” issue and another 28 percent believe it to be “serious”. Companies that take the problem seriously and […]
Working Women: How to Break Through the Proverbial Glass Ceiling
While women hold almost 52 percent of all professional jobs in America, they are substantially underrepresented in leadership roles. And with women making up only 14.6 percent of executive officers and 8.1 percent of top earners, it’s important for women to take the leap and push through the glass ceiling. Here are five steps to […]