Why Most Women Don’t Make It Past Middle Management… and what you can do about it

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I am happy to report a successful launch of my corporate initiative, How Acting Like a Girl is Good for Business: 7 Profit Secrets of Gender-Diverse Corporations! Meaningful conversations have already started with CEO’s, C-Level Executives, and HR departments who are keen to improve the gender gaps within their companies. As I continue to dive [...] The post Why Most Women Don’t Make It Past Middle Management… and what you can do about it appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

The Subtle Difference between a Reality Check and a Positive Outlook

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What would happen if you switched your thinking to a radically positive outlook, no matter what? I survived a decade of bad luck and a string of life lessons, so I know a thing or two about overcoming adversity. An ugly divorce, life as an immigrant, my business destroyed not once—but three times due to [...] The post The Subtle Difference between a Reality Check and a Positive Outlook appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Forget New Year’s Resolutions – Do This Instead

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Are you already getting that knot in your stomach just thinking about what will happen when all hell breaks loose the first week of January? You need to organize your desk, make to-do lists, follow up, enter data, and most importantly—set your yearly goals. We’ve all read that people who set goals do better and [...] The post Forget New Year’s Resolutions – Do This Instead appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

How to Grab Hot Jobs and Advance at Lighting Speed

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It’s so blatantly obvious. The new guy is trying to grab all the hot jobs—those jobs that get the most exposure and have the highest dollar value—even though he isn’t a very good project manager. He’s a number cruncher for crying out loud! Why won’t he let the team member who has the most experience [...] The post How to Grab Hot Jobs and Advance at Lighting Speed appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Wallflower Be Gone – How To Strut Your Stuff And Get Noticed

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Last week I wrote about creating your personal value proposition so you are noticed for the right reasons by your colleagues, friends, and family. Here is the second step on how to create your PVP. A PVP represents your personal brand. It is what you stand for. Or, as my friend Michael Drew says—it is [...] The post Wallflower Be Gone – How To Strut Your Stuff And Get Noticed appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

You Can’t Save The World. Just Save Yourself.

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Tell me if this is something you can relate to. It’s about all the “stuff” that happens in a day that keeps us spinning in circles and away from the things that propel us forward. Here’s an example of a typical day for me… A friend from Germany sends me three letters asking, “Hey, can [...] The post You Can’t Save The World. Just Save Yourself. appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Lessons In Mindfulness

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Work-life balance is something I have been writing about for years. As a single mom, immigrant, and entrepreneur, I am no stranger to the day-to-day struggles many of you face. Putting in the hours to build a business, raising my daughter unassisted, earning enough money for both of us, and somehow holding onto a social [...] The post Lessons In Mindfulness appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

The WHY of Social Networking

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The well-known evangelists of our internet world keep preaching a simple formula: Design your brand Identify your message Get your message out Amplify your message As business professionals, we follow this call to action religiously. We write and share articles or post inspirational quotes that will resonate with our online communities. We follow others who [...] The post The WHY of Social Networking appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Lack Of Confidence – The Silent Career Killer

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When you have confidence, life is grand. Things come easy, people are drawn to you, and your boss just knows that you will get the job done. Confident people get the best jobs, attract the best relationships and partners, and are irresistible to be around. It is much easier for a person to be confident [...] The post Lack Of Confidence - The Silent Career Killer appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

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For the last six years, much of my day-to-day work has focused on helping entrepreneurs get their ideas out of their heads and onto paper so they can turn those ideas into their dream businesses. I’ve learned quite a few things about the personality traits that we must possess to make a living from something [...] The post Top 10 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur appeared first on The Women's Code. … [Read more...]