Category Archives: Business Women

performance reviews

Performance Reviews that Work

I recently connected with Megan Wilson of Ghergich & Co. who provided the updated changes to our traditional take on company performance reviews. She has this to share: Have you ever had a job where you haven’t had a performance review? Of course not: They’re as ingrained as the 9-to-5 workday, it seems. But do workplace reviews […]

relevant conversation

How a Relevant Conversation Can Change Your Direction

When was the last time you enjoyed a relevant conversation about your career trajectory with someone who understands your industry, your experience and your goals? Often we are so busy just getting through life that we rarely take the time to find someone to just talk business strategy with. And by business strategy, I mean […]

coaching methods

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 […]

achieve professional power

5 Ways to Achieve Professional Power to Thrive and Flourish

Do you seek to achieve professional power in your career? Statistics show that women with power are far more capable of achieving their professional goals and making a significant difference in their life and the lives of others. Striving to achieve professional power by seeking opportunities and related roles with more influence and impact can be […]

personal brand

Maximize Your Professional Brand in Business

What is your professional brand in business and how important is it to your future career? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that I hear when addressing women in business settings and at conferences. First: what is your professional brand? When someone hears your name, what is the first thing that comes […]

fathers of daughters initiative

10 Things Fathers of Daughters Can Do to Advocate For Women

Jeffery Halter is the found of the Fathers of Daughters Initiative and has been a huge supporter of women in leadership and I’d like to share with you an article and a movement he has created to encourage girls and women to advance to their highest potential. This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter A Gift – […]

reentering the workforce

Reentering the Workforce with Confidence

Have you taken a break from your career and are now faced with the challenge of reentering the workforce? No matter the reason for a break; raising children, trip around the world, mission work, you should approach reentering the workforce with confidence. You weren’t buried under a rock during your break; you had experiences, learned […]

funding women owned businesses

Funding Women Owned Businesses

“Who run the world? – girls!” That is Beyoncé’s take. But first we have to help with funding women owned businesses. The same gender bias that keeps women from positions of leadership seems to be hindering women from obtaining the financial backing they need to explore their entrepreneurial goals. Gwen Moran of Fast Company explored this […]

gender gap

Gender Gap: It isn’t Always About the Money

There has been a shake up in entertainment this week – a gender gap of mass proportions. If you follow pop culture you know that this week Stana Katic, who plays Detective Kate Beckett on the ABC show Castle has been let go from the show after eight seasons. Last week lead acttress Nicole Beharie was killed […]

What Leaders Need to Remember

Mark Miller recently wrote an article, 10 Things Leaders Should Never Do. The article is good and offers lots to think about, but the negativity failed to encourage and inspire. So let’s take a different approach to some of the things he talks about in his article.   As a leader we must remember that: […]