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Is It Time to Move On?

October 14, 2013 | | 13,439 Comments

Determining when to move on can be a challenge, and it’s often not clear-cut or formulaic. It is an individual decision influenced by both career and personal aspirations. For some, the trajectory of their peer group has an influence on … Read More

When Women Mentor Too Much

October 11, 2013 | | 13,710 Comments

(Wall Street Journal) Some top managers risk slowing their upward climb because they mentor downward too much.

It’s an especially common conundrum for women. They’re in high demand as mentors, mainly due to their thin ranks in upper level management. … Read More

The Four Kinds Of Mentors Every Businesswoman Should Have

October 3, 2013 | | 13,798 Comments

(Forbes Woman) Finding a mentor or personal advisor can be intimidating to female founders. Women often have a Superman complex — we rarely seek advice because we believe we should be able to do everything, know everything, and be everything to everyone. … Read More

Why You Need A Sponsor — Not A Mentor — To Fast-Track Your Career

September 10, 2013 | | 13,641 Comments

(BusinessWeek) If you thought finding and cultivating a mentor with clout would be your key to career success, you were dead wrong.

Mentors may offer an open door and helpful guidance, but little more. To win, you need a sponsor, … Read More

Fueling the Light Within

September 9, 2013 | | 13,831 Comments

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Not too long ago my internal … Read More

Job Security is Not Guaranteed but Your Skills Are

September 3, 2013 | | 13,800 Comments

Last week I served as a panelist for a Forte Foundation event, a non-profit organization that promotes and supports women who wish to pursue a Masters in Business Administration degree. There were many young women in attendance, most a few … Read More

Back to Work After Baby

August 19, 2013 | | 13,988 Comments

Every working mother has a different experience when she has a child, but some things are common among us all. We are anxious about how we are bonding with our child, whether he is getting enough sleep, enough to eat, … Read More

Modern Nomad: Staying Grounded While Living Life in the Air

August 11, 2013 | | 13,425 Comments

“Thank you for your platinum status and for living your life out of a suitcase; we appreciate your business Ms. Jones,” remarked one Delta agent as I was boarding yet another flight in my life as a Management Consultant. Don … Read More

Where Are All The Women Tech Entrepreneurs?

August 2, 2013 | | 13,874 Comments

(Forbes Women) At my one-year business school reunion back in May, I pitched at the startup showcase. Of the 20 pitches, 3 were women founders. This is not a new situation. At entrepreneur events, I’m frequently one of a handful … Read More

7 Reasons Management Consulting May Be for You

July 29, 2013 | | 14,311 Comments

A career in Management Consulting is challenging, intriguing, can be financially rewarding and is one of the most coveted career paths for MBA students. Yet, it is not for everyone.

When starting out a MBA program at a top business … Read More