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.

Playing the Gender Card in Business and Politics

On the rare occasion that I am offered a seat on a crowded subway car because I’m a woman, I accept. When I’m standing in the aisle of an airplane struggling to get my too large carry-on in the already crowded overhead and a man offers to help me lift it and place it, I… Read More.

Don’t Let Your Ego Get In The Way Of Your Success

Your ego plays a big role in maintaining your wellbeing. The ego is a necessary and healthy force in your life. For instance, you may call on your ego to help you persevere when confronted with setbacks or perceived failures. There are times, however, when your ego gets in the way and blocks your future… Read More.

Finding Your Voice

It took my mom about 8 decades to find her voice. She was shy, married young, and always lived in my Dad’s shadow. But when he passed away over twenty years ago, she found her own strength and gradually her own voice. Now in her nineties, I am both pleased and amused when she tells… Read More.