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Oct
14
You Are More than Qualified

Life Skills



What they come away with is not how many years of experience you have with a certain software program, or how well you do with Excel spreadsheets, but more important aspects of human nature such as “Can you think for yourself?” or “Can you solve problems?”



Such questions are not only good job qualifications, they are also good life skills. You can indeed apply for positions you don’t necessarily feel qualified for. If the job sounds interesting to you and you feel you’d be a good candidate, go for it! Highlight your personal assets on your resume. If a hiring manager is worth their weight, they will recognize your strengths, your passions, how ...


Oct
07
5 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome


Entrepreneurs today are working harder than ever. But when they do finally see some level of success, many of them suddenly feel they don’t deserve it; that they’ve had a “stroke of good luck.” As if they think their newfound success is an illusion and may come to an end at any moment.



What is Imposter Syndrome, exactly? Have you ever felt you somehow don’t deserve the success you’re experiencing? That perhaps you were simply at the right place at the right time, a stroke of dumb luck? That someone somewhere will “find out what really happened?”



This is full on imposter syndrome. The feeling of inadequacy or feeling like you are a fraud in yo...


Sep
06
Winning as a Woman in the Workplace

Today there are more women in the workforce than ever before, and yet women still hold only about 10 percent of leadership positions. We as a gender have made great strides since the days of the suffrage movement well over 100 years ago, but there are still certain things that are holding us back.


Namely ourselves.


Why is that? To answer this, we need to look beneath the surface of gender equality issues and discuss the invisible drivers behind it – the psychology and subconscious behavior that many women exhibit to this day.


Do Not Be Afraid to Say “No”


For fear of coming across as weak, too many women take on projects they know are not right for them, simply to prove they can...


Sep
01
Create Your Own Seat

Don’t settle for just any seat at the table. Build your own table!


To quote the words of Shirley Chrisholm, the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”


In a world where the status quo still seems to have the upper hand, women categorically continue to be edged out of board rooms, executive meetings, and other life situations which would greatly benefit from their unique voices and positions of influence.


Be Bold and Fearless


In order to be heard, a certain boldness needs to happen, and the idea is to not only win a seat at the table, but to build our own tables. We as women continue to ma...