Category Archives: Leadership

Wkly Brief – Ten Reasons to Become the Next IT Girl

A common theme in Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, is the enormous capacity women have to underestimate their worth. Sandberg urges women to stay in the workforce, and to reach for leadership roles. She … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief: Perfect Timing

There are times when perfection should be the goal, and other times when aiming for perfection can create problems. In Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean-In, she devotes a chapter to “The Myth of Doing It All”.  There are two quotes regarding perfection … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief: Flexing Those Brain Muscles

Follow-up Blog to “On the Cusp of Greatness”: a discussion of when to Lean In to your career choices. I was a college senior attending a Recreation and Parks Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, circling the job board with twenty … Continue reading

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On the Cusp of Greatness

Not long ago, you indulged me when I wrote From Teddy Bears to Briefcases, a post that offered some first-time interviewee advice targeted at young women. In that post I mentioned that my daughter was interviewing for her first professional … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Should We or I Lead?

Driving in a half-listening state, I heard a report that male leaders who use words like “we” or “us” are perceived as weak, whereas a man’s who uses “I” or “me” is considered a strong leader. Women leaders who used … Continue reading

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