How often have you talked yourself out of a job opportunity, convinced that you didn’t have enough experience to pursue it?
A client wants to develop her leadership skills and gain more management experience – but is otherwise happy in her job. To reach her goals, she has to build these … [Read More...]
After I posted last week’s article, I had two eye-opening events that made me think about how much control we have over whether or not we are perceived as aggressive. Last week’s article, Too “Aggressive” for the Comfort of Others, explained what you can’t do when you get called … [Read More...]
You know you’re getting close to the glass ceiling when the response to your business plan is that you may come across as too “aggressive.”
While that feedback might actually be a good sign, let’s start with the initial challenge:
As a woman, when you’re certain of where you want go … [Read More...]
Does this scenario sound familiar?
You landed the interview for what you think might be your next big position. Hell, this could even be your dream job.
You figure they must have liked your resume, although you wrote it so long ago, you don’t even remember what all those bullet points … [Read More...]
The biggest resume writing mistake is searching online for a “sample” resume. This often leads to regurgitating one’s work history and skills without a goal or purpose, an approach that rarely supports what you’re looking to do.
How do you write a resume for the job you want not the job … [Read More...]
Like millions of others, I watched the Oscars last Sunday. I usually only make it through half of the program, either the beginning or the end. This year I watched the whole thing. And while Ellen was entertaining, I’ll be honest - I was totally hooked on the stories.
It started with … [Read More...]
I need to update my website and newsletter, with the goal of expanding my reach and strengthening my group programs. One of the first steps is to create a searchable website with content that’s inviting and clearly states who I am, what I do, and who I serve.
My current … [Read More...]
“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Imperfection never stopped men from putting themselves forward! SO DON’T LET IT STOP YOU?” - Elizabeth Gilbert
Women who work and want flexibility in their schedules feel like they have three choices - work full-time, work part-time, don’t … [Read More...]
“When will we know we are there? When the number of average, incompetent women in leadership equal the number of average, incompetent men.” - Barbara Krumsiek, President, CEO & Chair, Calvert Investments.
There is no better time to ask for what you want.
In last … [Read More...]
I was speaking with a potential new client this week. She has a number of financial challenges and couldn’t see how to increase her income. I encouraged her to mine her life for opportunities.
I explained that making more money isn’t a process that’s outside of you. The ability to make … [Read More...]