On the Ladder

Inequality for Parents vs. Non-Parents in the Office

Have you ever heard something like, “Well, Jane….Jim has kids, and can’t be here on Saturday, so you’ll need to come in.” Or maybe, “Can you cover my shift? My daughter is sick?” Perhap...

When to Tell Your Boss You’re Looking

Over on PersonalBrandingBlog.com, Skip Freeman gave us a little glimpse into the workings of Marissa Mayer’s transition from Google to Yahoo! Namely, when she gave her notice, which according to Skip was…..30 minute...

When Quitting Rocks

We are bombarded throughout our lives with messages that tell us quitting is bad. Think about it: Winners never quit. Quitters never win. Never give up. Make it work. Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever. These are just a ...


Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things? 3 Basics + Resources to Help You Know for Sure

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...

3 Tips to Help You Finish What You Start

This week I’ve stumbled across something so profound that it has already changed my life! Thanks to David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity I’m finally getting things done, feeling more ...

The Patronization of Women….Even at the Top

Recently, we told you about “gaslighting” in work environments – people who say things like “you’re just too emotional” to make you feel bad and give in to their demands. And while we can all re...


Even the President Practices

It’s safe to say that once you’ve been elected the President of the United States, no matter your party affiliations or beliefs, you’ve risen to the top of your game in the political field. But what these kind...

Why Female Bosses Matter

Hollywood has worked long and hard to create the archetype of the terrible female boss. For 30 years in movies, women are notoriously difficult to work for, hard to communicate with, and generally hard headed. In Baby Boom, the...

How Clutter Affects Productivity

A clutter-free space and productivity go hand in hand. Why? Because a clear space allows you to sink in to your work/projects without being distracted by your environment. Check out the video below for a quick run-down on clutt...


Prevent Age-Related Drama at Work

Drama at work is not a new concept. And drama between women — well, we don’t even need to say anything about that topic. But what about another big piece of drama — between women…of different generations...