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Category Archives: Personal Growth

If we aren’t growing, we’re standing still and run the risk of being passed over for the next great opportunity. No matter our age or place in life, we must continually seek the opportunity for personal growth. Personal growth can involve classes, strategic reading, volunteering for new projects or cross-departmental training, or even meeting with people who have the position you hope to someday achieve. In this section, you’ll find articles to help you on your journey of personal growth.


Imposter Syndrome: We Are All a Work in Progress

Imposter Syndrome is a common feeling among women professionals. Have you ever felt like you didn't belong? Have you feared someone would point and say - you don't know what you are doing, how...

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Business Books to Help Guide Your Success

If I have a vice and don't we all, it may be collecting and reading business books. There is something so invigorating about reading the stories of others who have experienced similar challenges...

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Working Women Giving Back Together

How are you giving back? Many of the professional women I meet during my travels express a desire to give back, however, their demanding schedules, unexpected meetings, and events often leave...

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Career Decisions – Ask These Questions

Are you facing tough career decisions right now? Stay in the familiar or strike out to the unknown; it can be a challenging quandary. I speak with hundreds of women who want to go for something...

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Turning Your Goal Setting Process Upside Down

In my books, presentations, and articles, I talk a lot about the value and importance of the goal-setting process. It is hard to reach your ultimate career position if you haven't a goal in mind...

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The Power of Self Efficacy for Women in Business

Are you familiar with the term "self-efficacy?" Self-efficacy is more than just confidence or self-esteem but refers to your belief to be successful. It is defined as follows: Self-efficacy reflects...

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Mindfulness: A New Corporate Initiative

The article chronicles a ten-day silent retreat that sounds more painful than enlightening. This particular type of prison-style silent retreat might not be the soul-connecting experience for all...

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How to Overcome Fear of Failure and Other Career Blocks

As I travel around the country speaking with professional women, I am met with a universal sense of fear; fear of failure, fear of success, fear of fitting in, and fear of taking the next step....

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I Want Girls to Raise Their Hand

Women need to raise their hand. To have an impact on business, you have to have a voice. To have a voice, you have to be visible and being visible is a habit that needs to start at a young...

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Managing Productivity in a Non-Productive Environment

Do you struggle with managing productivity at work? There are a variety of reasons why women in business find managing productivity a challenge and often it starts with the manager and/or the culture...

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