Tag: News

Is There A Dr. in Your House?

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman who was trolled on Twitter for making reference to her PhD. (“Women, Own Your Dr. Titles” by Julia Baird.) The comments were so hostile she decided to add “Dr.” to her handle. Just to rub it in. The abuse intensified. […]

Navigating a Career Slump – All You Need To Know To Move Ahead

You’ve been staring at your computer screen for hours, unable to do anything. You continuously find yourself wasting away the hours at work, procrastinating and avoiding the one thing you should be doing. No matter what you try — zen music, more caffeine, meditating, eating “brain food” — nothing seems […]

How To Use Crowdfunding To Launch Your New Business or Side Hustle

Do you have an idea that you think could be the next big thing? Whether you want to launch an app, open a bakery, or fund a creative project, crowdfunding can help you get the ball rolling. Thanks to platforms like Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Patreon, and more, the world of startups […]

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Long before we enter the corporate world, even before we take our first step into a childhood classroom, there’s an inner guidance program running.  But we’re soon confronted with choices and trade-offs. For everything we choose, there’s something else we didn’t.  Often, the temptation is to choose the path that […]

Seven Things Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Know

It’s no secret that women in business put up with a lot. From not being taken seriously, to being objectified, to even losing out on business opportunities due to their gender, the workplace is not always feminine-friendly. However, with the cultural shift the U.S. is experiencing right now, this time […]

Startup vs Corporate: Which Job Offer is Right for You?

Are you considering whether to join a startup or a big established corporation?  Consider these factors first! The Fit Most of us spend at least 45 hours each week working, so your work environment is critical. Choosing between a startup and a big firm means looking at yourself, as well […]

Living Your Own Version of Personal Happiness

Have you noticed how often someone else is telling you what it takes to be happy?  Telling you the who, what, when, where, and even why about what you need to do to attain personal happiness?  How many “happiness gurus” have you listened to?  How many times have you spent […]

Seven Tips To Help You Launch Your New Business

When starting a business, begin with the basics – follow your dreams and do what you love. But it takes more than just a dream, it takes patience and passion, along with courageous action and determination. My experience in creating a modern Dream Pets inspired by R. Dakin’s iconic Dream […]

7 Great New Books To Celebrate National Women’s Equality Day

Every day is a chance to celebrate women and promote equality for females everywhere, but we’re taking time out of our day this year to celebrate National Women’s Equality Day with these new books about strong women, written by fearless females. Fighting for their dreams and taking control of their […]

5 Steps to Improving Engagement in Meetings

The interview for that new job you’re hoping to get. The coffee date with your personal hero, and hopefully, future mentor. The make-or-break sales demo with that perfect-fit client. The last-ditch attempt to mend a broken partnership. When everyone in the room understands what’s at stake, engagement in meetings like these […]

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back-to-School Hustle

From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties.  The fact that she was going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When […]