Tips for Coming Back Strong after Maternity Leave

Balancing career and earning needs with parenting decisions is more difficult for new mothers than new fathers, a fact that hasn’t changed much over time. Continue reading “Tips for Coming Back Strong after Maternity Leave”…

You Can't Lean In Unless You Can Lean On: How Your Spouse Affects Your Success

Most of us leave home every day to go to work. Physically, that is. Metaphorically, we carry our home with us all day. If your home life is in shambles, it’s hard to remain calm and focused on the job. Your Continue reading “You Can't Lean In Unless You Can Lean On: How Your Spouse Affects Your Success”…

60 Percent Sure

We watch our male colleagues take risks, while we hold back until we’re sure we are perfectly ready and perfectly qualified. We fixate on our performance at home, at school, at work, at yoga class, even on vacation. Continue reading “60 Percent Sure”…

How Men and Women Think Differently About their Careers

Women leave positions for the same reasons men do: for bigger challenges, more money and more recognition. But they stay in jobs sometimes for a very different reason, according to McKinsey. Continue reading “How Men and Women Think Differently About their Careers”…

The Unwritten Rules of Advancement

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Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, has been making headlines about her new book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Sandberg’s message is that women too many women are being overlooked for promotions due to lack of confidence and poor negotiation skills, not lack of opportunity. Continue reading “The Unwritten Rules of Advancement”…

Promotion: Past, Present, or Future Tense?

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You can’t be considered for another job if you’re not good at the one you have. Performance is the baseline for being considered a high potential candidate – the price of admission. But what can you do to demonstrate potential – the future tense of being promotable? Continue reading “Promotion: Past, Present, or Future Tense?”…