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Writing

Essential End of Month Practice: January

There’s always been a momentum, or an energy, that comes with the beginning of a new year. And 2013 has taken that to new levels. January has come in a blur of activity – time seemed to pass even quicker than usual. And now...

Fear of Commitment

Fear Of Commitment

This is the third in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Here, we talk about fe...

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Done Is Better Than Perfect: Push Out Your Ideas!

There are two kinds of people in this world: 1) Those who get things done. 2) Those who are constantly working on things they want to get done. The first type of person truly understands that “done is better than perfect,...


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Conquering The Fear of Giving Feedback

Late last year, I let you all in on my journey of becoming a boss for the first time. I suppose it’s part of what you get with being an entrepreneur, eventually you’re going to be an entrepreneur….with staff. ...

Fear of Conflict

Fear Of Conflict

This is the second in a series (click here to view the first) of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear in...

Leadership

The Bonds of a Leader

Deepak Chopra is known for his insights on life and love, but leadership? That too! On his LinkedIn blog, Chopra is exploring the traits of great leaders, and in this post, he’s talking about the “E” in leader...


Fear in the workplace

Fear: An Introduction

This is the first in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. What is fear? We all h...

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My Co-Workers Are Driving Me Crazy!

It happens to even the most calm and patient of us – some days you simply can’t stand your co-workers. One breathes too loud, another is constantly biting her fingernails, and your boss won’t stop breathing down y...

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The Importance of Women’s Groups in Your Corporation

Recently, over on Womenetics, Julie Zimmer cataloged her own experience of starting women’s affinity group in her firm. Like many woman starting the process of a women’s group in an organization, Julie found there w...


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Rock Your Schedule: Rise Up Above Your Week + 3 Powerful Questions

It’s important to take a few minutes to look at your week ahead before your week begins. Not just to look AT it, but to rise above your week and look down on it. This view allows you to be the puppeteer of your schedule a...