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Top 7 mistakes women make when asking for a promotion

Top 7 mistakes women make when asking for a promotion

It’s a fact that, on average, women earn less money than men. And while some experts hypothesized women are less likely to negotiate salaries, a new Harvard Business Review study shows the opposite is true. In fact, the data reveals women are asking for promotions...

5 ways to claim your value as a female in business

5 ways to claim your value as a female in business

I have a confession. There was a time in my life when I didn’t believe I was capable of being COO. I felt other colleagues I knew were better suited for the job, and I would discuss these beliefs with my husband often. While he listed out the positive traits that made...

3 Things to do before asking for a promotion

3 Things to do before asking for a promotion

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  If the answer is yes, then great! You know what you want out of your career and sometimes that's half the battle.  However, there are three suggestions I have for aspiring female business leaders who come...

Job hopping to get ahead? Do this instead.

Job hopping to get ahead? Do this instead.

It’s true that some employers will pay 10 to 12% more for a new hire over promoting internally (even though it takes longer and the person doesn't have a proven track record). With facts like these, it’s enticing to switch from career to career to move up the ladder....

Manager vs. Leader—What’s the Difference?

Manager vs. Leader—What’s the Difference?

As driven businesswomen, many of us are climbing our way to leadership positions in one way or another. Along the journey, have you ever heard the terms “manager” and “leader used interchangeably? It’s a common misconception that they’re one in the same. To further...

5 Reasons Women Don’t Advance

5 Reasons Women Don’t Advance

While the rate of female CEO replacements has risen, only a small percentage of women are making it to the executive suite. There are the more obvious barriers that stand in our way— like discrimination, lack of support, and the sad state of maternity leave in many...

How to Aim for Rapid Career Advancement

How to Aim for Rapid Career Advancement

If you're reading this, then you might be like me and enjoy climbing the ladder quickly.  But the thing is—there usually isn't just one ladder in career advancement anymore, and the ladders don't always go straight up. Sometimes we have to leave one company and...

Is a Pay-cut Worth the Career Advancement?

Is a Pay-cut Worth the Career Advancement?

Let's discuss a topic no one talks about when you're entering the workforce—early job choices and the impact they have on the trajectory of your career.  SHORT-TERM SACRIFICE FOR LONG-TERM GAIN When we land our first job, it's common to see our pay increase...

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