“Tell me about yourself.” It’s the question we’re most likely to be asked first on a job interview, and the one we’re least prepared to address. When it comes to crafting a compelling career story – one that highlights our strengths and encourages people to want to learn more about us – we really struggle.… Read More
Janice worked hard. She completed her assignments on time and rarely made mistakes. She went to meetings, but often sat in the back and never said much – speaking up in large groups wasn’t her thing. She was polite to her colleagues, but cultivated her friends outside of work, and didn’t talk about her passion… Read More
I am so excited for this year’s International Women’s Day theme – #PressforProgress – a strong call to action for women and men to unite and press forward to progress on gender parity. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have given us momentum. Now, it’s time for each of us to do our part to propel change… Read More
“Why do you sound hesitant to take on this new role? You’re always so confident. I thought you’d be thrilled.” There was a new position opening up and the HR person wanted me to apply. It seemed like such a natural next step, but I didn’t feel “ready.” She thought I was confident, but on… Read More
As entrepreneurs asking for help can be one of the hardest things to do. We’re go-getters who organize and operate businesses in many cases from the ground up. These are our babies, and because we often start out alone or at best under staffed, we have to wear a lot of hats. We learn to… Read More
I don’t have my billion-dollar success story to share with you (yet.) What I do have, are a couple of insights and lessons I’m learning while dream chasing.