Early on in my career, I heard so much about work/life balance and messaging that said “you can have it all.” As a working mom of two young children with a spouse who also had a demanding career – those messages made me do some truly crazy things and drive a very hectic life. We… Continue reading Balancing the World: Juggling Is Not My Sport!
"Why would a nice 'girl' like you want to work in a field like this?" "You are the first woman supervisor I have ever had in my career." "Wow – I would never have thought you’d come down into this manhole to learn to splice." "Would you take the meeting notes Leslie?" Me: "I have… Continue reading The challenges of being a business woman in a “male-dominant” field and the opportunities for excellence: Our journey, our commitment and our legacy!
As I take time to reflect during Women’s History Month and I think about the people who have had the most influence on me – I don’t simply think of the women who have been a part of my life – I think of all the people in all facets of my life who have… Continue reading Influences in my Career
Social media: the “always on” connection to friends, family, trends in business, what’s happening in the world. Readily available at a moment’s notice. The always connected world is so important in business and in our personal lives. How we manage our connections socially is a lesson in life for all of us. Those social media… Continue reading My Break from Facebook