Leaning in—why are we trying to kill it

There have been a number of articles and commentary negating the “Lean In” concept by Sheryl Sandberg that have left me wondering why we are trying to kill the concept and whether there is only one way of defining the concept of Lean In? Some articles, such as “Why leaning in has not worked for […]

Women learn from fellow executives and entrepreneurs

Mentoring Monday At Mentoring Monday, in speed-dating style, each mentee had seven short minutes to share their goals and pick the brains of the mentors, divided into three distinct groups: executives, founders and entrepreneurs, and branding/marketing/storytelling. What is your personal brand? And how do you even get one of those? That was the topic of […]

Need A Little Motivation?

To achieve your upcoming New Year’s resolutions Three life lessons we can learn from Amazon’s “Brittany Runs a Marathon” Amazon’s “Brittany Runs a Marathon” on the surface, may seem like a story about a hard-partying young woman who gets a health wakeup call, and in order to lose weight, decides to prepare and run for […]

Flexing Your Personal Brand

How to Manage and Own “It” in Your Daily Life COMMUNITY COLLEGE MARKETING MASTERCLASS Guisselle Nuñez, director of public relations, marketing, and governmental relations at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and author of Take Charge of Your Brand, is a dynamic, hands-on, and insightful personal brand expert who provides participants with bite-sized, quick and easy techniques […]

Shameless Self-Promotion

FINDING YOUR SELF-PROMOTION SUPERPOWER Self-promotion is essential to career advancement and yet a recent Harvard study found that women are 33% less likely to self-promote than men. Add in the new normal of social distancing and WFH, and the casual “Hi, let’s go and grab a coffee!” is a no-go anymore. Since jobs are scarce, […]

Self Promotion Without Guilt

Magazine: Diversity Women Self-Promotion is the action of promoting or publicizing oneself or one’s activities. Why do so many of us, women in particular, feel guilty or uncomfortable doing it? Or avoid it altogether? Read full article >

Three Keys to Self-Promotion Without Guilt

Self-promotion is the action of promoting or publicizing oneself or one’s activities. So why do so many of us, women in particular, feel guilty or uncomfortable doing it? Or avoid it altogether? Self-promotion is both strategy and art. It requires self-awareness as well as knowledge of your environment. The failure to master this skill can […]

Branding Yourself in Online Interviews

It’s A New Year Is it time for a new job? If the answer is yes, here are 4 tips for branding yourself in an online interview. Millions of people across the world have interviewed and started new jobs during the pandemic. Those interviews have most likely taken place virtually. Organizations now realize they can […]

Life 2.0: Lessons and the Path Forward After the Pandemic

The Path Forward It’s been a challenging two years for many of us. Hopefully, we are moving past the worst of it, which makes it a good time to step back, take a deep breath, and assess the changes that have occurred. We have had much to learn — and even more to gain. Recently, […]