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 …

I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, and apparently that’s OK

Emilie Wapnick: The Multipotentialite I love TED talks and follow them on Twitter (@TEDTalks) because I never know what gem is going to come across my feed. Last night, it was Emilie Wapnick’s April 2015 TEDxBend Talk: Emilie W. starts by asking audience members to raise their hands if they were ever asked the question, “What do you want …