How to Avoid the Number One Mistake Women Make Negotiating for a Raise

For years we’ve heard that the number one mistake women make negotiating for a raise is that they don’t ask for one. In fact, in their 2003 book, Women Don’t Ask, authors Linda Babcock and Sara Lashever, confirmed that hypothesis based on their research at the time. Women don’t negotiate as often or as well… Read More.

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Yourself

This past week we celebrated Valentine’s Day. It’s a day when we honor and recognize the important people in our lives; the people we love. Many of us have purchase something special for a loved one or go out of our way to do something that demonstrates our affection. Flowers, chocolate, greeting cards are frequently… 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.

The Assumptions You Make About Yourself Can Sabotage Your Success

We make assumptions every day. We often use assumptions as a shortcut when we lack firsthand knowledge. We assume we know what other people think and this prevents us from learning what they really think. But what we may not recognize is that our assumptions also inhibit us from seeing the truth about ourselves. Why?… Read More.