Women

Jul 14

Women: Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?

Here’s some serious food for thought in the age of women’s advancement by Cheryl Benton, founder/publisher of The Three Tomatoes, and one of our strategic partners. She raises an issue about the experience had by many women in the workplace…
Jul 01

Retooling My Brain, Part One: Tales of an Adrenaline Junkie

Last year, our specialist Kathleen Brady taught our community about the dynamics of energy. I’ve since been successful using the tools she offered to reframe situations in my life and shift my energy, resulting in a healthier attitude. I have…
Jun 23

Do You Fancy Yourself As a Workhorse or As a Racehorse?

I’m so excited that dear friend and colleague Geraldine Sweetman has graced our blog with a dynamite guest post. Her workhorse/racehorse analogy has invaded my mind at many levels (particularly when thinking about the things we eat, and pondering the…
Jun 17

Networking Legends: A Participant’s Takeaways

Last Thursday’s Networking Legends community event at Dorsey & Whitney was not just well attended….it was powerfully attended. I am honored to have gathered together so many valuable individuals from dozens of essential companies and programs, like Pam Nochlin, founder…
Jun 14

Smart Luck: Changing My Trajectory in One Intuitive Move

Six months ago, I had the honor of witnessing a panel of four successful women in hedge funds speak about their success. It was a dynamic discussion: serious at times, humorous at points, and philosophically fascinating in all aspects.  After…
May 20

Springtime Sippin’ in Chelsea: Another Cultured Wine Event Rocks the House

Last Wednesday saw WAC’s first wine event of 2014, and a wealth of free-flowing delight amongst its participants. Spring & Summer Sipping, an informal investigation of warm-weather wines and their suitable food accompaniments, was attended by seventeen ladies (and two…
May 16

3 Great Steps Toward Maximizing Time: My Lessons From Laura Vanderkam’s 168 Hours

Much acclaim is associated with Laura Vanderkam’s exploration of the myths, misconceptions, and outright misallocations of time that contribute to sabotaging our lifestyles. 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think is the book title that I’ve been repeating…
May 13

Feedback on Feedback: The Latest in Baby Steps

April 29th brought together nearly seventy NYC-based participants who were ready to take the next step in communicating fully. WAC Specialist Deborah Howard’s presentation The Art of Feedback turned on light bulbs in the heads of both the women and…
May 01

You Can Be Heard: Salonee Shah on Presentation Skills

Have you ever presented to a targeted audience only to find them disengaged, your message clearly not getting across? Or perhaps you’ve experienced working for a boss who always seemed cold despite your best attempts at conversation. Well, both of…
Apr 23

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Let’s Eat!

What would a lesson in Wine List Navigation be without a sweet surrender to the temptation of sipping on a little vino and snacking on some strategic homemade munchies? That’s just what I encouraged at my March 26th workshop, as…