Career, Diversity, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

You've probably never heard of Kim Rivera. She's not exactly a household name. But, the work she's doing to advance diversity in the legal field and beyond is worthy of recognition. Kim is the Chief Legal Officer and and General Counsel at HP, Inc. She is one of the few women to head the legal… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

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Advice, Business, Career, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Motivation, Women, Work

Are You Sponsorship Ready?

I've talked a lot about the importance of having a mentor, as well as a sponsor, and why they're different. To recap, a mentor is someone who will talk to  you, while a sponsor is someone who will talk about you. A sponsor will offer more than just general advice and guidance. They will connect you with… Continue reading Are You Sponsorship Ready?

Career, Celebrities, Entrepreneurship, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: Tory Burch

If you know of Tory Burch, you probably associate her with clothing and accessories. That's because Tory is a world famous designer with over 200 stores worldwide and a fashion, home, and beauty line that is carried in over 3,000 retail shops. But, Tory is much more than just a successful designer (which is no… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Tory Burch

Career, Diversity, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

There is an expression that says, "You cannot be what you cannot see." I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Images are powerful, and every day, we are bombarded with hundreds of them on television, the internet, books, magazines, and billboards. The images we see can have a huge effect on us. They can… Continue reading You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

Feminism, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Motivation, Politics, Women, Work

We Must Do Better for Our Boys

When I started this blog, I was most interested in speaking to women and helping them find the motivation and inspiration to push forward in a world that is sometimes unfriendly, and other times outright hostile, to them. Of course, I hoped that men would read this too, but I understood that in naming this… Continue reading We Must Do Better for Our Boys

Advice, Business, Career, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

Attention Leaders: Your Employees are Watching You

You are probably familiar with the expression, "Do as I say, not as I do." I know I've subscribed to this philosophy a time or two, especially since becoming a parent. But, I've also come across this style of leadership many times in the workplace. I've had senior leaders who talk a good game when… Continue reading Attention Leaders: Your Employees are Watching You

Celebrities, Feminism, Girl Power, Inspiration, Mental Health, Politics, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: The Silence Breakers

Every year, TIME Magazine names their "Person of the Year." Typically, the honor is awarded to someone who has made a real impact over the course of the year. Past honorees have included FDR, Martin Luther King Jr., and Queen Elizabeth II. This year, TIME chose to honor the individuals, almost exclusively women, who have… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: The Silence Breakers

Advice, Career, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Motivation, Work

No Experience? No Problem! How to Get a Job In a New Industry

  Today's workforce is different from previous generations. While it was once common to stay with an employer for life, workers today are much more likely to change jobs and even change industries. If you're looking to make a career change, but you're hesitating because you don't have the "right" experience, then check out my… Continue reading No Experience? No Problem! How to Get a Job In a New Industry

Advice, Career, Grief, Inspiration, Mental Health, Motivation, Work

Working While Grieving

The last few weeks have been really tough. Between hurricanes, earthquakes, political uprisings, and this week's mass shooting in Las Vegas, it feels like there is so much about which to be sad. The world feels so unstable and unpredictable. And yet, despite whatever apprehension we're feeling, we all have to keep going. Work still… Continue reading Working While Grieving

Advice, Career, Gratitude, Health, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Motivation

Going With Your Gut

When confronted with a tough decision, people always ask, "What does your gut tell you?" Instincts come naturally, and yet somehow they're easy to ignore when we aren't sure which direction to take. Our heads can override our hearts, which isn't always a bad thing. But in my experience, my gut usually has the right… Continue reading Going With Your Gut

Business, Career, Community, Girl Power, Inspiration, Motivation, Women, Work

Friday Spotlight: Lula Mena

Lula Mena is not a household name, but she's made a huge impact on the lives of women in her home country of El Salvador. The small Central American country has been ravaged by poverty, crime, and gang-fueled warfare. Women have been especially hard hit by these conditions with more than half of all women… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Lula Mena