Caution! Career Roadblock Ahead!

Caution! Career Roadblock Ahead!

“Lily” hadn’t seen it coming. But she worked her way smack into it. Roadblock. Career-halting, self-confidence wavering, extremely frustrating roadblock. In Lily’s case, the roadblock had a name: “Ben,” a boss once enthusiastic...
Ambition is Not a Dirty Word!

Ambition is Not a Dirty Word!

I still recall the day at work I got called the A-word. No, not that A-word. The other one. The one that should be a good thing. That is a good thing. But was said in a way that made it clear it was anything but a good thing. “You’re so… (insert...
Stop Feeding Yourself Garbage!

Stop Feeding Yourself Garbage!

You wouldn’t eat it, would you? It’s bad for you. Unhealthy. Unsatisfying. Toxic. So why do you keep feeding yourself garbage? I’m not talking about those Twinkies, Ring-Dings and HoHo’s you keep tucked away in the pantry for the kids’...
To the Woman Who Doesn’t Help Other Women…

To the Woman Who Doesn’t Help Other Women…

Some years back, immersed in the challenges of a competitive corporate environment, I met a group of wonderful women. Colleagues at the same level, we had much in common. We’d meet each month to talk about opportunities and roadblocks and fears and frustrations....
What’s Your Ride?

What’s Your Ride?

Hey there, Ambitious Annie! Stuck in the slog of 9 to 5 that has you spinning in circles? Doing the same thing, week after week, month after month, year after year? No matter how hard you work, it doesn’t seem like you’re getting anywhere… Welcome to...