Work Hard, Play Hard: How to Find Balance During The Holiday Season

Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s… the holiday season (or season of giving as I like to call it) has us busy from beginning to end. With so much going on all around us and within us, it’s easy to lose track of ourselves, forget about the meaning of what we’re doing and neglect our personal… Read More »

Ways to Support the Equality of Women at Work

The business world has made strides in advancing gender equity, but there’s still a long way to go. Numerous studies show that women still earn less, get promoted less frequently, and are underrepresented in the highest leadership positions. In 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women’s annual earnings were 83 percent of… Read More »

You Just Realized Your New Job Is Not What You Thought It Would Be. Now What?

You’ve started your new job and it’s not what you thought it would be. The people are nice enough, but the work is boring and you’re not sure if this is the right career for you. Now what? First, don’t panic. It’s not unusual to feel this way after starting a new job. It can… Read More »

Closing the Pay Gap

“Since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, the gap between men and women’s earnings has narrowed by less than a half-cent per year. At this rate, American women will have to wait until 2062 to bring home the same salary as their male counterparts.” (Congresswoman Jackie Speier) Yup. You’ve probably heard about… Read More »

We Need to Be Having Conversations About Race in the Workplace

In recent years, the global pandemic, civil unrest, and political and economic upheaval have made people feel divided and uncertain, possibly more so than ever before. So, having ongoing conversations that cultivate multi-cultural tolerance and mutual understanding is increasingly important – in society and at work. Seek First to Understand When trying to build relationships… Read More »

Actionable Steps You Can Take to Be an Ally to Black Women at Work

Being an ally means building relationships with people oppressed by their identity, as well as with those privileged by it, so you can challenge the latter in their thinking. Allyship is an ongoing learning process. It involves a lot of listening, but it’s also a solid commitment to action. A key aspect of allyship is… Read More »

The Unexpected Benefits of Conflict

Confrontational conflict can result in unforeseen benefits. Conflict can be difficult to handle in the workplace, but it can also have some unexpected benefits. For example, confrontational conflict can help to resolve disputes and build trust between coworkers. It can also help to improve productivity and communication. In short, confrontational conflict can be a valuable… Read More »

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome occurs when individuals, often working professionals, start to doubt their career accomplishments and might feel like they are a fraud in their professional life. Nobody is immune to this phenomenon – although imposter syndrome is more common among women, men can also suffer from this condition. Recognizing the signs of imposter syndrome is… Read More »

You Don’t Have To Be Outgoing To Be A Great Leader

Are you an introverted leader? You might think you can’t be a successful leader because you’re not outgoing. But you don’t have to be outgoing to be a great leader. There are many advantages to being an introverted leader. And with the right strategies, you can be a successful introverted leader. Here Are The key… Read More »

These 5 Tips Can Help You Form Lasting Habits

Form lasting habits with these tips People who are successful in their professional lives make forming habits a top priority. Habits are the key to long-term success, so if you want to be a winner, you must learn how to form good habits. Habits are the foundation of success, and the more you can build… Read More »