Business & Careers

The Business and Careers Blog focuses on supporting ambitious women in their profession and offers tips on how you can succeed in business. Read on!

Resilience

The 8 Behaviors of Resilient People

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” –Carl Jung In the smaller day-to-day life moments, resilience doesn’t always kick in as a reflex. If we...

3 Key Elements To Your Perfect Elevator Pitch

Your elevator pitch is the first impression people will get of your company - it’s what generates interest and can lead to further conversation, or can bring the chat...

Six Steps To Launch A Kick Ass Kickstarter

This is an article that has been written by my friend and contributor Kay Makishi who has recently launched her Kickstarter which has already raised $8500 USD in 48...
mindfulness

6 Strategies to Ditch Impostor Syndrome

It's a pesky little devil known as Imposter Syndrome, and it's time to ditch it. So, You’ve done pretty damn well for yourself. Taking a quick glance at your resume,...

Entrepreneurship Through The Lens Of A Wine Glass

The world has a love affair with wine. For those of us who have indulged in a splash of Champagne through to the unpredictable nature of a demanding Pinot Noir...
Are you thinking of starting a coaching business? Be careful and avoid these 5 rookie mistakes when you start a business.

5 Rookie Mistakes Coaches Make When They Start a Business

Are you thinking of starting a coaching business? There are 5 rookie mistakes new coaches make that you must avoid when they start a business. If you are a new...
the right time to start

The right time to start is now

I have a newly single friend (from whom I have permission to share!) who not so long ago took up online dating.  ‘I really like this guy I’m talking...

Want A Real Return on Investment? Invest in Women

A few weeks ago, Goldman Sachs announced their “Launch With GS” promise to invest in $500M in female-founded companies. This commitment is certainly a matter of equity. In their...
SMART Goals Summer Refresh

SMART Goals Summer Refresh

On the other side of the whiz and sparkle of the Independence Day weekend is the promise of a mid-year start. Setting patiently right there next to your New...
Women in STEM

Yes, I Look Like a Developer: Proving My Worth as a Woman in STEM

“Are you really a developer? You don’t look like one.” Sigh. I have gotten this question so many times, I’ve lost count. Always with a straight face and almost exclusively...