Leadership

People Don’t Leave Companies, They Leave Leaders!

I found Greg Savage’s headline, “People don’t leave companies. They leave leaders.” recently and a picture came into my head. For the life of me, I can’t remember which terrible romantic comedy it ...

Developing a “Bucket List ” for Your Career

Let’s face it, ladies, for most of us, being a female means being a list maker! Lately, “bucket lists” are all the rage. It’s a bit of a gruesome notion, really, but popular nonetheless. What list of thi...

Where Are Women Today, Anyway?

A friend of mine likes to poke fun at me whenever he has the chance. He is a brilliant mind, and we engage in pretty intense debates…we tend to agree on most things, but when we don’t, he likes to say, “Daniel...


Do The Inner Work To Get What You Want, And Need

Is your team getting what it wants and needs for organizational success? Are the individuals on your team doing what it takes to get what they want and need for individual success? Most importantly, as a Career Girl, are you de...

Hard vs. Soft in Your Daily Schedule

The last few weeks, I’ve admittedly felt like I don’t have control of my own schedule. I have meetings, meetings, meetings, travel, travel, and more travel, and it’s becoming harder and harder to get things do...

Decision Making for the Indecisive

Indecisiveness can be debilitating both personally and professionally, and can certainly hold back your career. A new book, Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work, is giving you the tools you need to be more de...


You Are Not the Center of the Universe: Be A Part of the Team!

  “That wasn’t in my job description.” “I didn’t make the mess; I shouldn’t have to clean it up.” “I’m tired of always having to be the one to pick up the slack–I...

The Value of an MBA for Women

Big thanks to Forte Foundation for this incredible infographic. Here’s the info from Forte: Forté Foundation, with How to MBA and UNC Kenan-Flagler, have examined how getting an MBA can dramatically impact women’s pay ...

What Do You Have in Common with “Dorothy” from the Wizard of Oz?

Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.  She’s probably not the first person to come to mind if I asked you to name a female leader. Yet, think about it: Dorothy was a true leader. She identified the tasks at hand, formulated a p...


Why “Good Enough” is Never Enough. Or Is It?

There is a movement happening in American businesses today. It’s called “good enough.” Over the last few years we’ve seen books like Good Enough Mother, Good Enough is the New Perfect, The Case for Settl...