Breathing well is fundamental for women in business

Having the ability to breathe well can completely shift your relationship with business, people and yourself – that is why I believe breathing well is fundamental for women in business to master. Unfortunately most of us have never been taught how to breathe properly unless you are a singer or have a great yoga or meditation teacher. Paying attention to how you breathe can easily become a daily practice that will support your continual growth…

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5 Best Non-Business Podcasts for Business Women

One day, a few weeks ago, I was riding along, listening to a great podcast thinking how many times I just want to turn to someone and delve into a deep philosophical conversation sparked from one of these episodes. I have found numerous times that listening to Podcasts that introduce me to parts of a culture that I was not savvy on, triggers business thoughts, ideas and solutions. It’s like the introduction to something I…

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Be Assertive. Even If They Call You A Bitch.

Yesterday I sat down to read the Article in The Atlantic titled Closing the Confidence Gap. I highly recommend reading it. The article is thought-provoking and informative about the issue of confidence in women and how it affects us in business and life. I had a lot of “yes, I get that” moments. But what really struck me was the conversation towards the end of the article. “If a woman walks into her boss’s office…

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5 Tools to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

When you feel overwhelmed it seems that the last think you want to do is stop and assess what you could do differently.  Overwhelm is a habitual behavior and can turn into an energy draining habit if you don’t disrupt it and create a new pattern. Here are 5 Tools to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed Create lists – Oh how I love lists. They create order when my mind feels is chaotic. I use long strips…

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This is how people in business change the world.

A few hours ago I got a call from one of my oldest friends, Kim, wishing me a Happy Birthday(for the second time). It was great to catch up with her! Her call struck me as super gracious because she took the time today to tell me how proud she is of me and how unique she thinks I am. She said that I have consistently made a life of being self-aware, constantly evaluating my…

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4 Guidelines For Communicating Effectively

Effective communication is a fundamental part of being productive.   Last week I saw, yet again, the power of communication to make the day brilliant or really make it wonky. I was traveling for work and in just a few short days I observed at least 3 situations that would have been so greatly improved if the participants had better communication tools. And when I say “improve” I mean they would have: ~ saved time…

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