On the Ladder

4 Ways to Create a Win-Win Scenario Internship

Today, I was prepping for a first day with a new intern. She is eager to get work experience to supplement her degree, and is feeling the pressure of a weak job market post-graduation. I was in the exact same situation a few ye...

Why Leaning Back Is as Important as Leaning In

I had the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post speak a couple weeks ago at the NAPW National Networking Conference.  To say she was inspiring would be an understatement.Â...

Disney’s Newest Princess

Merida, our fabulous hero from Disney/ Pixar’s Brave is center stage this weekend! Evidently, she is being inducted into Disney’s wide world of princesses on May 11, 2013 at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in a coronati...


How Stress and Sleeplessness Connect

The amazing Arianna Huffington has long been touting the importance of sleep in becoming successful. And I’ve told you many times about my own lifelong struggle with sleep. Now, as an entrepreneur, my sleep issues are at ...

Job Searching on Saturday: Make Sure Your Resume Lands in the Right Place!

When setting out to find a job or internship, you may often feel like the odds are against you. As the economy slowly picks up and you’re against applicants with greater experience, make sure your resume lands in the righ...

6 Ways to Go for the Goal

Goal setting is a popular topic lately—from career moves to weight loss, what’s the big deal? The idea is easy: you want to get somewhere, so you figure out where that is, and then you do it. What’s so hard about ...


Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...

How To Make Mistakes Like A Pro

You hit “reply all.” Or you had one too many drinks at the office holiday party and behaved inappropriately. Maybe someone pressed the wrong button on a terrible day and you blew up at them. Perhaps you forgot to ma...

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 ...


Communication in Teams: Intent Vs. Impact

We have all been there or observed an interaction gone awry. The words came out wrong. Being in a hurry, maybe the tone of your voice was a little less than pleasant. If you were the speaker, did you recognize the misstep and m...