Boss Lady

  • 6 signs someone is struggling at work

    We’ve all gone through a patch when we’ve been struggling at work. We know the signs in ourselves, but do we recognize them in others? Give some thought to the people you spend time with every day. Reflect on...

  • Why is the pay gap for women increasing?

    Women have had many obstacles to overcome in the workplace for a long time. With stereotypes ranging from the dim-witted, blonde, long-nailed secretary in the 1950s to the (still) heel-wearing bitch-of-a-boss, women have had to contend with it all....

  • Is your body language sending the right message?

    As we all know, communication is more than just the words we say or write. Communication is also in the things we don’t say; it’s in the way we move, in our facial expressions and in our body language....

  • The myths of ‘meritocracy’ – why women aren’t rising to senior leadership

    Why aren’t more women being promoted to leadership positions? So many times when I ask organisations how they are proceeding with building gender diversity in their senior levels of management the answer is that they have a meritocracy based...

  • Gender gap is more than just pay

    Equality in the workplace might be improving, but there’s still a large chasm between men and women. And the gender gap is not just about how much you’re paid. As this infographic shows, , but that pay disparity is...

  • Rags to riches | women who have worked their way up

    Everybody has to start somewhere. And generally that start means working from the bottom up. Many inspiring women have realized the importance of a strong work ethic early in their career, helping them climb the ladder to stellar success....

  • Joan Rivers top quotes for business women

    Joan Rivers was more than just a very funny comedian. The outspoken — and always outrageous — Rivers parlayed her comic celebrity into a strong brand that spanned a wide professional spectrum, including her stand-up performances, jewelry design, red...

  • An interview is not a date

    There are similarities between interviews and dates: you don’t know the other party well, and you want to make a good impression. But the common ground ends there. An interview however is not a date. While a date could...

  • Do you charge enough for your work?

    How do you charge enough for your work or services? Are you charging what you’re worth? The inevitable question is bound to come up at some point in business, but how do you respond to it? What makes these...