Do We Automatically Assume We Can’t Have Work-Life Balance?

Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic in 2012 presented a strong argument why women can’t have it all. Her article resonated with many professional women who were frustrated and exhausted from trying to “balance” a full time career with family demands; women who bought into the myth of work-life balance and were killing themselves trying… Read More.

What are your feelings about ambition?

Ambition is a complicated topic for most women. We are told growing up that ambition is important yet we hear very mixed messages about ambitious successful women. Society does not always support or encourage women to realize their ambition the same way it does men. We often get subtle and maybe not so subtle messages… Read More.

Do Women Really Want Power?

My Forbes article describing the top ways women give power away resonated with many readers. I received several comments and emails in which women expressed to me that the article was “an eye-opener”, and they now realize the subtle ways they give up power as well as lost opportunities to leverage their power. But the… Read More.

The Top 9 Ways Women Give Away Power

Earlier this month, Fortune released its annual list of the world’s most powerful women; a great tribute to women who have reached the highest ranks in business today. It is inspiring to see this impressive list of women who have embraced their ambition and power; who have succeeded despite workplace obstacles and gender bias. Rising… Read More.