Category Archives: Self Confidence

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: 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 – Risk vs. Security

Folks, it is time I admit it: I am a J.R.R. Tolkien fan. And not just the Peter Jackson, wait at midnight for the next iteration of The Hobbit kind of a fan.  No, I’m more of the “attend Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movies … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perfect

I had been thinking about coaching soccer.  A friend listened to my litany of reasons for why I was going to say ‘no’ to coaching.  “I know I’d love the experience and it would be nice to have children in … Continue reading

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