The 7 Most Effective Ways for Women to Own Their Ambition

Women’s ambition has recently been the focus of a considerable amount of research and surveys. Time and Real Simple, Lean.Org and Mckinsey, Bain and Company, and Harvard Business School are among the many organizations that have studied the current level of ambition of professional women. The conclusions of these studies are clear; that women face… Read More.

The Benefits of a Flexible Job and How to Get One

This past week Paul Ryan and Joe Biden both spoke publically about the importance of their family obligations when considering their career decisions. Ryan, considering the position as Speaker of the House, felt it necessary to set boundaries. He stated that he wanted to spend weekends with his family. Joe Biden’s decision not to run… Read More.

Is No Really No Or Is It An Opportunity?

This post is from the archives. Women are much more likely than men to take a “no” as a personal rejection and final answer. In fact, the fear of rejection will often keep us from asking for things we rightly deserve. Let’s look at the situation of a salary negotiation or performance review. Perhaps we… Read More.

3 Tips for Promoting Courage

This is a guest post by Bill Treasurer. The article originally appeared in It happened again yesterday. I had just given a talk on courage-building to 600 CEOs and business owners. After my talk, one CEO approached me with a common dilemma. “My company lives and dies on our ability to provide innovative technology… Read More.