Authenticity is a popular topic. It seems that everyone has an opinion on it and practically everyone is searching for it. here’s a point however when messages about authenticity can become toxic, too.
There’s no manual for how to have cancer and run a business – much less any significant health or life issue. I’ve had my fair share of them. Prior to my cancer diagnosis, I was running at lightening speed in 18 different directions. I was leading a business I had recently acquired, running a sideContinue reading “What My Cancer Diagnosis Taught Me About Leadership”
No female career is linear. In the last six months, I’ve talked to countless female executive leaders about their career journeys. I’ve learned that, like mine, their career took a winding and imperfect road. The paths that led us to where we are today were filled with hard decisions, big risks, struggle, perseverance, tears, andContinue reading “What Led Me to Here.”
I’ve been grumpy and unproductive. I find myself looking back at my long work days and wondering what I accomplished except for sitting in front of my computer on video calls all day – and responding to emails. I haven’t had an ounce of creativity. I’ve been longing for the days where I could getContinue reading “Find Your Flow in a Quarantine”
I saw a meme the other day that boldly stated, “Optimism is the New Grit.” It made me want to punch something. I am a realist by nature. The mere idea of optimism feels a little superfluous to me. I’ve always felt that optimism sets you up for disappointment or unnecessarily fills you with confidenceContinue reading “Optimism is the New Grit.”