Setting Boundaries With Your Boss
Has this happened to you? It is 6:30 pm on a Tuesday night, you are standing over a boiling pot of pasta, your kids are arguing, your dog is barking at the Amazon delivery person, and your phone rings – it’s your boss. You don’t answer because clearly, you have your...
How to Survive the Office if you are an Introvert
Have you ever awakened on a workday and realized that the first thing on your schedule is that damn monthly team meeting, and you cringe? You know you are going to have to see Bob from marketing, Christina from R&D, and socialize with your new general manager. You...
Guest Blog: “Living Out of Survival Mode”
I heard something today that made me consider how and why I approach any given situation as I do. “You can’t thrive in survival mode . . . [you don’t] get to chase your passion.” Thinking about it has cracked a thin piece of glass that seems to have been glazed over...
Celebrate the Milestones
Being vocal on what you are passionate about can be scary and exciting at the same time. BUT the best part about being vocal is that it can bring change…. for you, and those around you. Four years ago, I was able to use my voice through Cheddar News and my book to...
It’s Time to Shake Up Your Career Trajectory
Do you know it is time for you to make changes in your career life, but aren’t doing anything about it? Perhaps you feel as each day passes you go through the motions of work but are not connected to it. And yet each day, you make a promise to yourself that “Tomorrow...
Five Signs You are Working For a Narcissist, and What to Do About It.
Twelve years ago, I attended a business meeting in Northern California with fellow colleagues from across the country. We were there to review our recent achievements and success as our national sales force had just completed our best quarter yet. Each of our regions...
5 Tips to Refresh Yourself and Get Your Mojo Back
From Zooms, sweats and remote working: Tips to refresh and get your work mojo back, even as the pandemic continues Working out of our homes for the last year has certainly taken a toll on how we think, function and dress. We wear hoodies and no makeup for days. Our...
Manifest That Sh*t!
What are you wanting to change up this year? Maybe more quiet time, more travel, more meaningful friendships... Whatever it is, there are always fresh new ways in which we can accomplish these important changes. Lately, I've found the practice of Manifesting to be...
Find the Courage to Change
You've got dreams and hopes. We all do. Maybe something like opening your own flower shop, or starting an online writing club. Maybe you just f**ing hate your job and wish you could spend more time with family. I get it. But sometimes, even when you're bursting for...
Who’s Gonna Hire Me Now?
I hear this question from my clients all of the time. It is an honest question haloed by fear, uncertainty, and panic. Who asks me this question the most? Women over 50 years old. When I was 35 fighting my way to the top of a medical sales organization, I felt...
Surviving the Dick Clique
A GIRL'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING THE MALE DOMINATED CORPORATE WORLD
Plenty of you reading this have similar backgrounds, or share similar dreams and aspirations. I want to prepare those of you who are entering your career or are in the throes of your own success. I want to coach you for what is coming your way. I want you to be ready for those moments when you’re shrugging your shoulders wondering, What do I do with this situation? So, Ladies, this is for you.
I’m from New Orleans originally. It is my favorite city in the world.
Hearing the LSU Fight Song gives me chills every single time.
Change scares me, but I’m learning to be brave and excited about new possibilities.
I had my daughter at age 40. Yes, she came later in life, but she was worth it. She is my soul mate.
I have always wanted to make change for women. It was an innate feeling as a child, and I knew it was my purpose.