I was hormonal, crying, pregnant, and cold as I sat in my car talking with a former co-worker. "Do you need to work right now?!" he asked me. "What do you mean? I've always worked." I worked the long hours, traveled a lot. I climbed the ladder. He asked me why I was still working… Continue reading Own Your Story
I've been meaning to write this blog for almost two months, but....life. So even though the story is from the Winter Olympics, I still wanted to share it because I find it valuable. And hope you will too. We were sledding in our backyard after 10 inches of snow graced us with its presence. The… Continue reading Show Up and Surprise Yourself
If you consider yourself a professional in any way, then networking is probably part of your life. With social media making the world smaller, networking has become an easier thing to do; we can connect with people around the world and become acquainted with people we have never even meet. And while networking and connecting… Continue reading Casting a Net when Networking
I was in 7th grade the first time I really remember being harassed. A boy in my class had taken my teacher's ruler and measured my rear end while I was bent over helping someone with homework. (A yard stick, really. Which made it way worse.) My teacher and principal told me that boys will… Continue reading What’s a girl to do?