Should you confront the narcissist at work? Four questions to consider.

Have you ever had to deal with a narcissist at work or in your personal life? Chances are the answer is “yes” since a major study on the prevalence of narcissistic personality disorder indicates that over 5% of the general population exhibit the traits of this disorder, with a higher occurrence among men and young adults- it’s no wonder the …

Mother’s Day post: How having kids can be good for your career

The challenges women face in workplace are a hot topic in the news and on social media these days, spawning a multitude of books like Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Unfinished Business, and many other recent releases exploring work-life challenges and solutions aimed at women. The “mommy penalty” and the “daddy bonus” dynamic are alive and well …

Three Tips to Support your Successes

There is a lot of advice out there on how to overcome challenges and setbacks, but many people—especially women—also stumble when faced with successes. As noted by Caroline Ceniza-Levine (@sixfigurestart), many accomplished women are hesitant to speak up about their accomplishments and speak self-deprecatingly, often for fear of being perceived as too aggressive. Your successes …

Spotlight: Little Loving Hands

Something I’m excited to do through this blog is highlight the work of amazing women who have married the practical with their passions; they’ve found a way to make their passions work for them and for others. I find it so inspiring! Finding real examples of women doing great things helps me contemplate ways to move …