We vs. I: A Collaborative Leader’s Dilemma

We vs. I: A Collaborative Leader’s Dilemma

Executive Search Consultant Jen Meyers Pickard is an expert in higher education practice, though her research makes sense for business leaders. In her article that discusses the interview process, Meyers Pickard notes that candidates vying for top roles struggle with...
The Value of Intergenerational Collaboration

The Value of Intergenerational Collaboration

Don’t judge. It’s a phrase we hear a lot these days. If you have ever been on the receiving end of harsh judgment, you know how painful it can be.  There are valid criticisms we learn to take in stride, but there are also unfair comments related to age or gender. I...
Work-Life Balance Redefined

Work-Life Balance Redefined

We’re still in the middle of a pandemic.  Yes, a year has gone by, and we are in full swing of the vaccination rollout. But lots of us are still working remotely. We could continue working remotely, even after the world is vaccinated. But who knows? We’re...
Let it Go

Let it Go

Three words: Let it go.  It’s more than a rhythmic phrase that sounds good when Idina Menzel sings it — and boy does she sing it!  After a year of COVID-19, something so inexplicable that our grandchildren’s grandchildren may talk about it, we’ve learned about what...
Embracing Self-Doubt

Embracing Self-Doubt

Self-doubt is reality. No matter how confident we may seem, there is almost always an inner voice trying to belie good intentions. That question of inauthenticity leads us to wonder if we are who we claim to be. We experience dark moments that prevent us from...
Taming the Inner Critic

Taming the Inner Critic

Have you ever felt the claws of the inner critic tugging at you? Even women who have accomplished much often doubted themselves, felt unworthy of promotions, and experienced the insecurities most of us have. Many felt the shame of imposter syndrome. According to the...
The Importance of Setting Boundaries

The Importance of Setting Boundaries

“Boundaries are a form of empowerment, strength, and a way for us to align with our identity, our desires, and where we stand in the world,” writes Michelle Maros, for her Peaceful Life, Peaceful Mind blog. “When you don’t have boundaries, you are sending out a signal...
Get the salary you deserve

Get the salary you deserve

Do you know how much money you want to make — or deserve to make? Write down that number and go from there. Business Insider reporter Erin McDowell understands that asking for a salary can be tricky. For a recent article, she interviewed several career experts to...
Finding the right mentor

Finding the right mentor

Professionals in numerous categories suggest that mentors help pave the road to success. But the point isn’t to find anyone with knowledge of our targeted industries; it’s to find the right person who understands our goals and aspirations, then suggest the appropriate...