How to Overcome the Fear of Being Viewed Differently After Asking for Advancement
There are many reasons women don’t go after career advancement opportunities or promotions. But one of the most prevalent is the fear of being viewed differently by their boss afterwards. You might know that you’re ready and qualified for a promotion but fear that the conversation won’t go your way or thoughts of damaging your […]
New Boss or Merger? How to Still Advance in Your Career
When companies go through a merger or leadership transition, there’s a lot going on. It’s a busy time! Depending on the circumstances, there might be excitement and energy or a level of nervousness. But in any case, there is a lot happening in the company. And, given that there were over 21,000 mergers and acquisitions […]
Maternal Bias: A Silent Gender Bias in Jobs Impacting Women
Did you know that once an engagement ring is on your finger, maternal bias starts to creep in? That’s right—engaged women, along with married, pregnant, and women with children often face maternal bias. Gender bias may be impacting your ability to advance your career. Research shows that only 86 women are promoted for every 100 […]
Should You Advocate for Your Career?
Should you advocate for your career? If you’re like me, you might have felt some fear around this — most women do. In fact, a lot of people feel fear when it comes to advocating for their careers. And you know what? It’s completely normal to have the fear! However, if you’re looking to advance […]
Making the Voices of Women Heard
Interruptions are a part of our daily lives. Oftentimes, nothing ever goes as planned! I’m sure we all have several interruption anecdotes. But today, I’d like to share with you a particularly notable one regarding Supreme Court Justices. Studies have shown that many male justices are now interrupting female justices at double-digit rates per term. […]
How to Harness the Power of Your Words
All words have meaning, whether positive or negative. Each and everything we say has an impact on the world we live in. While tone and body language are important, in this post I will specifically dive into the particular words that we use in and over our lives. There was an experiment done on two […]
What do you believe is possible for your career?
What do you believe is possible for your career and do you truly believe you’re ready to take the next step towards advancement? The one thing I learned along my journey from being passed over to promoted is that the very first step towards advancement is believing that it’s possible. A famous quote by Henry […]
How Changing Your Perception Can Change Your Life!
In this life, few things are completely right or wrong. Instead, there are usually two different perspectives on one thing. A few weeks back for Halloween, we took our son Trick or Treating and ran into a shining example of this. As he followed a group of kids up the driveway to one of our […]
The Power of Your Inner Circle
Have you ever considered if the people in your inner circle are helping you advance in your career or if they’re actually holding you back from achieving your goals? The surprising thing is studies have shown that our lives are often the result of the 5 people we spend the most time with. If we […]
4 Tips for Developing Self-Awareness
Have you ever felt like some people just lack any self-awareness? Years ago, this was me. Looking back, there were many areas in which I lacked self-awareness that kept me stuck trying to please every different group I was a part of. It’s been said that if we’re not self-aware, we’ll have the tendency to […]