Advice, Career, Fitness, Gratitude, Health, Mental Health, Motivation, Women, Work

Feeling the Burn

For the last several weeks, things have not been great. I've had trouble concentrating at work, my temper has been short, I've been eating poorly and getting little sleep, and my motivation for just about anything is at an all time low. To say I haven't been feeling my best would be an understatement. As… Continue reading Feeling the Burn

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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

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?

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Preparing for Your Summer Internship

While some of you may be well into your careers and past the point of working for free, many of you may just be starting out. Often, the best way to get experience is through an internship or volunteer position. No matter how great your academic classes or professors, there is just no substitute for… Continue reading Preparing for Your Summer Internship

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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, Girl Power, Gratitude, Holidays, Motivation, Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate International Women's Day. It's a day to honor the achievements of women around the world and reaffirm our commitment to fighting for gender equality. If you are looking for ways to commemorate this day, below are some ways you can make a difference: If you see a lack of female participation at… Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day

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

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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

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Series: Relationship Building 101 – The Informational Interview

Interviewing is not my favorite activity. It probably isn't yours either. And why would it be? Interviews are high-pressure situations that can be downright uncomfortable. But, there are some kinds of interviews that are a little less stressful and a lot more enjoyable - informational interviews. Informational interviews are short, often informal meetings or conversations,… Continue reading Series: Relationship Building 101 – The Informational Interview