Lessons I Learned When I Didn’t Get Promoted

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Early in my career, I worked for a national healthcare company. I started at an entry level position and received three promotions very quickly. I was on the fast track and recognized for my great performance. Once I reached an AVP position, I reported directly to the SVP and had no opportunity for further advancement,… Read More.

Here’s How To Be A Positive Role Model For Your Daughter

Many working mothers battle their guilt every day as they strive to be good parents and have successful careers. The guilt never goes away as we try to balance our ambition without sacrificing quality time with our children. As a single mother myself who raised two young children while climbing the corporate ladder, I know… Read More.

Create A Brag Club To Promote Yourself And Others Successfully

Wouldn’t it be great if we only had to focus on our work to get ahead? If we didn’t need to advocate for ourselves to get the credibility and visibility we need to receive a promotion? Unfortunately, that’s not reality. Focusing on our performance alone is no guarantee that we will be rewarded and recognized…. Read More.

Ten Ways You Show Courage Every Day

When someone told me recently that they thought I was very brave, I dismissed the comment. To me, having courage means overcoming extraordinary challenges, like climbing Mount Everest or running with the bulls. It never dawned on me that I demonstrate bravery every day, yet we all do. In fact, even though we aren’t necessarily… Read More.