Women in Leadership

Innovation Plus Strategy Leads to Success

As a business strategist, it is often my job to identify challenges that separate current results from the desired goals. Many clients find themselves evaluating a decline in profit margins, difficulty with employee recruitment and retention or simply hit a wall in growth.  After a few failed attempts, they seek an expert to support efforts […]

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Women in Business Improve ROIs, So Why No Promotions?

In many corporate environments, women are hindered by the glass ceiling. But at least one group of people has recognized that women running the business can be a good thing — and they’re even betting money on it. Some investors are using the “gender lens” to choose stocks, focusing their efforts on companies operated by […]

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6 Steps To Figure Out Your Purpose and Vision

So, we blinked and it’s March!  Are you still moving towards your goals for 2017? Or have you fallen short, with momentum slowing down already? The big question is, “What is your vision and purpose?”  If you immediately responded to this question, then, congratulations!  You’re ready to tackle life from a power position. If, like […]

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Mid-life Opportunity

Why didn’t someone tell me this was on the other side of womanhood? Remember the first time you had your cycle? Your mom, auntie, girlfriend, cousin or someone else likely gave you just the right advice to guide you along, right? While it was new, you were not alone. But where were they when I […]

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Empowering Women Leaders To Be Effective Time Managers

Where did the time go? Isn’t that the question often asked, as there never seems to be enough of it. But how is it that super successful people, like Richard Branson and Oprah Winfrey, have that same 24 hours, yet accomplish so much more? Time and money seem to be the two biggest challenges people […]

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Did Hillary break the glass ceiling?

What a moment we experienced recently, as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Many tears were shed as we embarked on a new day. Young girls and women of all ages faced a moment of inspired energy as she took the podium.  For the first time in history a […]

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Balance Is An Illusion!

I was spending time with my goddaughter, Madison, a 5 year old little girl with tenacity and perseverance like no other! Things were unusually quiet and I thought, where is she? Madison was up in the office and I called her name. With a milk mustache and crumbs around her mouth, she turned around from […]

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One plus One equals Power

How often are you feeling stagnant in a sea of concern that your message is not being conveyed to those who have the final say? How many times have your ideas fallen on deaf ears? What is separating you from the celebration other successful leaders and business people are finding in their achievements? We see […]

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The Fastest Way To The Top is Together

You may be familiar with this African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As successful women of business, you probably already know that you can’t achieve success on your own. Yes, you are the leader of your life and you’ve worked hard to get to […]

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Vulnerability Equals Profitability

The latest catchphrase making the rounds in my circle of friends is “ain’t nobody got time for blowing bubbles.” It’s a fun, yet sometimes sarcastic, way of saying “crying or any form of vulnerability is for the birds.” Oftentimes, when women reach a certain level of success, we feel we should hide our feminine side […]

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