Negotiating Your Schedule

Negotiating Your Schedule

Summer is often a time when the grass on the other side starts to look even greener than normal. Our friends seem to have unlimited amount of vacation time. If you’re a working mother, it seems like other parents are spending a lot of time pool-side while you feel...
Invisible Labor

Invisible Labor

The gender pay gap is a hot topic. We hear political pundits, talking heads on the news, and – if we’re lucky – some of our own lawmakers talk about it with enthusiasm and regularity. According to a report by the National Partnership for Women &...
Offering Constructive Criticism

Offering Constructive Criticism

In our last blog post, we discussed receiving constructive criticism. This week, we’re diving into an even more cringe-worthy topic, giving constructive criticism. I have never encountered one person, no matter the position, who enjoys giving criticism. Even those at...
Gratitude in the Face of Chaos

Gratitude in the Face of Chaos

In the midst of this crazy, hectic professional world, experts are always telling us how to better balance our lives, how to be more mindful and present, and how to be happier. They tell us to do less, do more, take time to engage, work on organization. The list of...
Breaking Down the Boys’ Club

Breaking Down the Boys’ Club

The phrase “boys’ club” typically evokes visuals of back-room decision making amongst whiskey-drinking gentlemen in smoked-filled offices. The premise makes for a great Netflix series, but does absolutely nothing positive for professional women. This visual probably...