The One Thing That Helps You Get Ahead That You Probably Overlook

I was encouraged as a young girl to dream big. I remember my father telling me repeatedly that I could be whatever I wanted to be, and I wholeheartedly believed him. I wasn’t quite sure what my specific career goal was back then, but I had ambition and the confidence to move forward. I not… Read More.

What I Learned About Office Politics That Changed My Career

You can’t avoid office politics. It’s a fact of life. You may have negative feelings about it. You may think you’re taking the high road by ignoring it. However, your lack of attention to what’s happening in the workplace can be extremely dangerous, especially if you are an ambitious woman working in a competitive male-dominated… Read More.

Harnessing the Power of #NastyWoman in the Workplace

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This week the Tory Burch Foundation announced a new advertising campaign called “EmbraceAmbition”. Many female celebrities such as Julianne Moore, Melinda Gates, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Wintour, and Reese Witherspoon are speaking out about the importance of women owning their ambition as part of this initiative. Shutterstock #NastyWoman, #ShePersists, and now “EmbraceAmbition” have… Read More.

Do You Beat Yourself Up With Unrealistic Expectations?

After a decade of coaching ambitious women who are interested in advancing their careers, I have noticed a common theme. Many of my clients consistently beat themselves up with the unrealistic expectations they have created for themselves. Granted, most women who work with me are serious about reaching their full potential and capitalizing on their… Read More.