The Power of Pausing

If you are like me, you are tuned into what other people want and need, and that’s a good thing. That being said, it can also work against you in the workplace. How? Understanding what other people want and need can prompt you to immediately take action to help them out. The best solution is… Read More.

Mentors Help Create A Sustainable Pipeline For Women In STEM

Women make up about half of the workforce in America, but they only represent 24% of the workforce in STEM fields. Why should we care? First and foremost, this statistic calls attention to an untapped potential; talent that we need in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order to remain competitive from a global perspective…. Read More.

When Do You Know It’s Time To Leave Your Job

Mary was out of Harvard Business School for ten years when she took an executive position in Brazil and moved her family there from Texas.  She started the job with the best intentions and the highest expectations. She respected the values and mission of the company. Once in Brazil, however, Mary realized that her communication… Read More.

A Focus on Pleasing Your Boss Can Backfire

Linda secured a new position with a consulting company in Texas. From New York, she was an outsider from the onset, but she made it her intention to build a great relationship with her boss who had a reputation as being very difficult to get along with. No one else could work with him. Linda… Read More.