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Mean Girls in the Executive Suite: How Do You Choose to Show Up?

You’ve just pulled off the negotiation of the decade. You're strong, capable, and at the top of your game. You’re an inspiring leader. Then . . . Wham! Your CHRO makes a comment about your energetic style that takes you back to fourth grade when you got consistent messages about the social hazards…


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When You’re on Track Everything Flows - Trust Your Decisions and Get Going

Have you ever had those times when everything was in alignment? When you were totally focused and authentic? You feel calm, strong, and powerful. I've had one of those days and it’s helping me to trust the relatively big decision I’m about to make. I want to share it with you so that you too can…


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Women Leaders: Do These 3 Things to Unleash Your Power

I had lunch last week with an amazingly talented woman. Deborah has an analytical mind and deep knowledge about her large public company’s finances. She also has a keen ability to connect seemingly disparate dots to see the big picture and to anticipate opportunities. As an example, early in her…


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We're in Charge of Our Careers: Get Ready to Pursue Your Dreams and Your Passions

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Eleanor Roosevelt Affirmative action doesn’t work. Being promoted because you’re a woman when you’re not ready won't serve you or your company. We preach to the “establishment” that they need to hire more women, more candidates of ethnic…


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Girls Think Differently: Use Diversity of Leadership to Increase Your Profits

"I played Dungeons and Dragons with my daughters. They were supposed to fight the wolves surrounding a town.  Instead, they fed the wolves and turned them into their friendly wolf army. Girls, man. They’ll take over the world." James Breakwell, comedian, Father of four girls You want your company…


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Unleash the Power of of Your Leadership Team Using These 3 Strategies

"In the future there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders." Sheryl Sandberg Last year, a study of more than 21,000 public companies in 91 countries by Peterson Institute (a US Think Tank), and EY, the professional services firm, found that bringing more women into higher…