Why we need to stop using the word “girlboss.”

Why we need to stop using the word “girlboss.”

Girl boss, lady boss, mompreneur, boss babe. Each of these isms (and uber-popular hashtags) has served their purpose, and now need to be on their merry way. Why? Because adding girl/lady/mom/babe as a qualifier implies the actual word belongs to a man. And that simply...
Ask for what you want

Ask for what you want

Ask for what you want. How’s that for a simple (and powerful) life truth? How many times have you hidden what you really wanted, downplayed it, or changed it to accommodate what you thought someone else thought you should want? And how many times have you been...
How to Holiday Party Like a Boss

How to Holiday Party Like a Boss

Holiday work parties, am I right? It’s mid-December, and it’s pretty safe to say that if you have a job, you’ve probably just finished your all staff work party, or are gearing up for one very soon.  After work drinks, lunch out on the town, an...
how to embrace failure as success

how to embrace failure as success

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?  That was engraved on a paperweight (that dubbed as a hammer while I was at school) I got as a gift when I was 17, and those words never left me.  My reaction and answer to them have changed a lot over the...