Responding to Negative Feedback

Responding to Negative Feedback

I’m a “feeler” by nature – it’s simply how I’m wired. If you’re feeling blue, I’ll feel it right with you. If you need someone to spread your enthusiasm to a room, I can make it happen. I’ll be your biggest cheerleader and commiserate over trials right along...
Be Selfish!

Be Selfish!

The word “selfish” comes with negative connotations, especially for women. When we think of selfish people, we think of unlikeable people. We teach our children from a young age to share—don’t be selfish! Fast forward years down the road, and we’ve become professional...
Interview Land Mines

Interview Land Mines

A hot topic and area of concern for many professional women is the nerve-racking process of the job hunt. No matter how seasoned a professional you are, the prospect of making yourself available to scrutiny is scary. We’ve covered the subject from multiple angles...
How to Take the Awkwardness Out of Networking

How to Take the Awkwardness Out of Networking

You’ve just walked into a room, business cards and notepad in hand, full of the hustle and bustle of conversation with people who look, and probably are, super important. Just as you’re scouring the room for a seat, you notice someone approaching you to have a...
Refining Our Vocabulary

Refining Our Vocabulary

Throughout the day, we all make conscious decisions as to how to appear more confident and professional within the workplace. We carefully choose what we’re going to wear; we make sure to appear polished when we walk through those doors at the beginning of the day....
Keeping The Rhythm

Keeping The Rhythm

Hi, ladies! My name is Laurel Donahoo and I am a born-and-raised Mississippi girl who works part time at a local design firm doing social media, part time as a blogger, seasonally as a freelance writer, and full time as a wife and mommy to my most favorite people in...