career

Aug 15

Work Distractions No More!

Work can be very boring. Even if you are doing something you love, we all crave some type of distraction during those long weekdays. Digital Distractions The Internet is my number one source of distraction. There are endless ways I…
Aug 05

Moderator Training Session

On Tuesday July 23rd, I attended the Women’s Advancement Compact’s first workshop event. It was a small, yet highly motivated group of 12 who were all very eager to share and enrich their leadership skills.  Two professionals, Stanley Goldstein and…
Jul 25

The Trials and Tribulations of Working From Home

Tips on How to Work From Home Things are changing in the workplace; working at home is becoming a more common occurrence. However, as appealing as working from home sounds, it requires a disciplined work ethic the same way an…
Jul 23

Stop Overwhelming Yourself By Overworking Yourself

Overwhelmed One of the launch questions that I know everyone has admitted to feeling is: “Do you feel overwhelmed, like there are just too many things to do in a day, and it affects your focus?” If you say no,…
Jul 17

Powering Down Helped Empower Me Up!

I was determined and, frankly, a little scared. A colleague had challenged me to not only unplug for two full days, but to do NO WORK AT ALL for those days. I don’t consider myself a work-a-holic, but I do…
Jul 16

Give Me Back My Tongue!

Polling Question #5: It’s My Job and I’ll Speak if I Want To!  One of the polling questions asked at the launch-event was ‘Do you hold your tongue because you worry about not being liked?’ I find this question very…
Jun 20

Divide and Conquer! Two observations and a conclusion

Office Support… Observation #1: In her book Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg references an incident in her life- where a male colleague cut her off during a meeting. Her boss came to the rescue by suggesting that Ms Sandberg hadn’t finished…
May 13

The Women’s Advancement Compact Launch: An Inspiring Night to be Remembered by Many!

High Energy Networking, Thought Provoking Conversation, and Great Food & Wine – oh my. Standing room only at the Women’s Advancement Compact kick-off event 5-9-13 An energized crowd overfilled the room at Alston & Bird on Thursday, May 9th to…
May 11

An Action Oriented Discussion with Dr. Anne Marie Slaughter

At thePrinceton Club on April 10, 2013 Hearing Dr. Anne Marie Slaughter and Andrew Romano speak about work/life balance at the Princeton Club left me energized, hopeful, and armed with an action plan. When Dr. Slaughter analogized this paradigm shift…