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  • How to cure being camera shy

    How to cure being camera shy

    You’ve tried to make your first video, only to lose your train of thought seconds after starting. No matter how hard you try, the presence of the camera keeps tripping you up. It’s OK – relating to something which...

  • How to handle a mansplainer (and other tricks of the customer service trade)

    How many times do you have to hear that patronizing, “well, actually…” from a male customer before it’s time to stand up for yourself? The term “mansplaining” has become pervasive in current culture and is a great word for...

  • An ambitious woman's guide to stop binge eating at night

    An ambitious woman’s guide to stop binge eating at night

    As an ambitious woman, you want to achieve success in all aspects of your life, including your health. This may means losing a few pounds or feeling more confident in a skinny dress. But somehow irrespective of how many...

  • 5 Packing tips for women who constantly travel

    5 Packing tips for women who constantly travel

    If you are like any other woman traveler on the planet, you have trouble figuring out how to pack quickly and efficiently. It may even be a struggle to keep track of all you need to have in your...

  • How to confront a difficult colleague

    Most women get into business because they’re excited about creating and sharing ideas and developing projects to their full potential. But what just as many tend to find after a few months or years in the workplace, is that...

  • Girl Power… fail?

    Girl power… fail?

    We are constantly seeing #GirlPower #GirlBoss #GoGirl #WomenRule #WhoRunsTheWorld? But, are we our own worst enemies? As a mother of two young children, when I had my babies, especially my first I was thrown into an unknown world of...

  • ‘Dumb blonde’ with an ‘open legs policy’ 

    Why is it that when a woman is successful and connected, some men feel so threatened that they need to find a justification for why they themselves are not as connected or successful? In a recent meeting, I was...

  • 7 Things powerful women do differently

    7 Things powerful women do differently

    When a powerful woman walks into a room, she’ll be sure to turn heads. She carries herself with confidence and exudes a certain enigma the way women leaders do. The way she walks, talks, and looks will let you...

  • 10 Ways to foster self-directed learning in your training

    10 Ways to foster self-directed learning in your training

    The most effective training programs have been designed to meet the fundamental principles of adult learning — one of the most important of which is ensuring that there is an element of self-directedness in the learning experience.  But too...