Women’s Issues

Is Your Daughter a Candidate for Princess Camp?

I never thought to ask this question of my friends but, Is your daughter a candidate for Princess Camp?  Evidently, these camps are a ‘thang’ that I somehow (blessedly) missed in my travels. It came to my attention...

3 Tips for Survival in a Male-Dominated Industry

As someone who works in search engine optimization (SEO), I know what it’s like to sit around a conference table and be the only female present.  In the beginning of my career, I felt self-conscious and probably didn’t con...

3 Tips to Be Brave

Merida from Disney’s Brave seemed to herald a “new” type of Disney princess – her story wasn’t about finding her true love, but about her managing societal and familial expectations while staying t...


The Importance of Self-Care

In a stronger, smarter, faster, better world, self-care usually takes a back seat. We’re constantly looking forward to goals, plans and achievements. Crossing things off to-do lists, conquering the next challenge, taking care...

3 Tips to Faking It

Ever feel a wee bit envious of that woman in your yoga class. You know, the one who can do the scorpion, eyes closed, who happens to be a mother of two under two, and is managing director at her consulting firm? Guess what? The...

5 Ways to Earn Respect by Setting Boundaries

One of the biggest mistakes female employees, at all stages of their careers, make is by thinking that they need to say “yes” to every project or request. Then, when they become the “go to” person who is expected to com...


3 Tips to Authentic Living

With the inundation of career advice books and websites promising the secret to success for women, it’s difficult to figure out the best course of action. Do we lean in? Lean out? Be “one of the boys?” Be feminists? Be fe...

Beyond Money And Power: What It Really Takes To Succeed

  Ever looked up an old friend or colleague on LinkedIn or Facebook just to see where they are – and then find yourself satisfied if you deem yourself better off, or disappointed with yourself if not? In today’s world ...

3 Reasons to Attend a Lean In Event

The Sheryl Sandberg authored phenomenon, Lean In finally made its way to the Bluegrass state, when a group of Louisville, Kentucky professional women decided to host a Lean In Kickoff Event. I attended the sold out event with ...


The Do’s and Don’ts of Women’s Business Attire

Recently Career Girl Network received this infographic on the do’s and don’ts of women’s business attire. I hesitated with using it because I felt the graphics perpetuated the unrealistic beauty standards wom...