Do You Trust Yourself?

BOSS, Can you be trusted?  Competent leaders use influence to affect change and motivate people. Amy Cuddy explains that, “the best way to gain influence is to combine warmth and strength.” Trustworthiness increases these two factors essential to great leaders. When you are ready to operate from YOUR place of successful influence, you must make… Read More

Is Success Overrated?

How do I define success? The late Zig Ziglar was one of the most respected modern day experts on success, motivation, and leading a balanced life. In his book Born to Win!, he argues that success cannot be defined in one sentence, but instead it is comprised of many things.  Well, at this time of… Read More

There’s Power in Connection!

Connecting with other women, is actually critical to your career journey! Researchers Laura Klein and Shelley Taylor, on the relationship between friendships and stress,  discovered that women react to stress differently than men. This difference is due to the different proportions of hormones that are released into the bloodstream. Ever wonder why you are on 10,… Read More

Can You Be TOO Driven?

For six years… I worked as an elementary school principal. I was so DRIVEN that I literally DROVE people away … and yes while we earned our way to be a model school in literacy for the district, what did it really cost? I think this cams top of mind as I was heading to… Read More