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Last week I wrote about the Super Soul Sunday episode with Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a 90-year-old holocaust survivor, and her idea that responding in situations is far more powerful than reacting. In that same conversation with Oprah, they discussed the meaning behind...
Your pipes are leaking!Of course, I am talking about your leaky pipeline for recruiting and retaining women in tech.And these leaks occur at different points along the pipeline from when women apply to a job, during performance evaluations and promotions,...
I was recently watching Oprah’s interview with Dr. Edith Eva Eger, 90-year old Holocaust survivor turned psychologist. She was telling a story about a time when she was working with a court-ordered patient who came in to their session spouting angry,...
You’ve been in conflict. You’ve been feeling unsettled. You know you want a change but then second guess yourself. You have big dreams. You know you have something important to offer the world. You seem to always be looking forward to...
We recently had our windows replaced. We had to take all kinds of memorabilia off of a shelf my son has hanging on his wall. One of the things I found was an old bookmark he must have received in...
Today’s blog is interactive. I am looking for participation.  At the end, you get a chance to help other women by offering up your career wisdom. Mentoring made easy! For the last several weeks, I have been taking an informal survey....
Flashback Story: I received my degree in business with an emphasis on Information Technology from the University of Texas. My first job was as a programmer for a 30-person software development firm. Every morning as I drove the 40 minutes...
Hello! Imagine a woman in tech who, every day, must armor up because the workplace culture does not embrace her. Because she is the odd person out, yet no hand gets extended to ask her to join the team. Because...