While I’m not a movie goer, I always enjoy watching the Oscars with my daughter. When Patricia Arquette championed equal pay and equal rights for women during her acceptance speech, I was cheering right along with Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
Though I would say, the most deeply moving … [Read More...]
The NY Times article, Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, on doing “Office Housework” struck a strong cord with what I see in many of my clients. Office Housework involves volunteering (or being volunteered) for mentoring, training, party planning, organizing … [Read More...]
Opportunity doesn’t come from hard work, going to the right school or having the right resume. Opportunity comes from other people.
You might have the education or skills that make you qualified for a great job or equipped to help a client, but the only way to truly access that opportunity is … [Read More...]
Regular readers of my articles know that I frequently offer steps and ideas to help people build and create fulfilling careers. While these insights are key, simply trying to implement them won’t blow you career wide open.
One of my clients who is following the steps and advice I’ve given … [Read More...]
Does this scenario sound familiar? You landed the interview for what you think might be your next big position. This could even be your dream job. They must have liked your resume, although you wrote it so long ago, you don’t even remember what all those bullet points say. Then, you remember how … [Read More...]
When most people think about writing their resume, their biggest concern is the format. While you do want to format your resume in a way that best highlights your experience, the most important part is the content.
Most people write their resumes, and bios for that matter, to get the job they … [Read More...]
My friend Nancy tells a familiar story of the challenges she faced with a former boss. Like most of us, Nancy is intensely motivated by a strong work ethic.
However, she was simply overwhelmed with tasks on the job. Initially, instead of approaching her boss to discuss her workload, she … [Read More...]
How’s 2015 starting for you? Do you have intentions, words, and plans ready to power you through January? If you’re like me and my clients, you are ready to go. Great , but what’s your plan to stay on track in February, March and the rest of the year?
One of the best things I have … [Read More...]
My daughter Zoë is soon to be eight years old. What’s remarkable about her is that although her father is white, she has always strongly identified as African-American. I would say black but she proudly says African American.
I could tell you all the ways that she has reached out to people … [Read More...]
When I submitted my first article for The Shriver Report, the editor mentioned that she was intrigued about how I could help women truly manage their personal and professional lives.
She wanted to know if I had any tips that could be presented in an article on how working mothers balance the … [Read More...]