I had the opportunity to serve on a panel last week and share my insights on Women Having a Voice in a Male Dominated Workforce. The authentic and grounded conversation…..as well as some of the questions from the audience reinforced the need to continue these conversations. Over the next few blog posts I will share… Continue reading Women Having a Voice in a Male Dominated Workforce
I often write about what it means to be a leader and a mentor as a woman – a subject clearly near and dear to my heart. I was recently asked to share about a woman leader, a woman mentor, and the most memorable female leader I worked for. Interestingly enough as I reflected on… Continue reading A Boss, A Leader, A Mentor
Are you a perfectionist? • The project has to be perfect – the first time • You go on a diet and it’s all or nothing - all of the time • Start an exercise program - every day and can’t miss a day • If you get a grade less than an A… Continue reading Perfectionism: The obstacle to personal and professional success
"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