VOTE

VOTE
Dear Reader, Well, we are here! The day when the people of our country elect our national, state and local leaders. This seems to have been the most divisive campaign season I can remember since I was old enough to participate in our democratic process. At times it's been downright painful to watch. But like it or leave it, this is our system of democracy and you must take part in it. Today, you must vote. I developed an acronym to remind you of the ...

The Woman’s Power Trap: 3 Things You Can Do To Avoid It

The Woman’s Power Trap: 3 Things You Can Do To Avoid It
I spoke this past weekend at the Power of Women in Business Conference in Chicago. A young woman asked me "how do you change someone's perspective of you as a powerful woman when they tend to call it something else?" Well, we all know what that something else is, don't we?  Powerful women are called the "B" word (barracuda, of course).  Or is it bossy?   It's an age-old dilemma--the power trap for women. Powerful women are stereotyped as ove