Assertiveness vs Aggressiveness

Assertiveness vs Aggressiveness

A coaching client recently explained to me the struggle she has in coming off as assertive vs aggressive. She was in the midst of advocating for herself as it pertained to her compensation package and was concerned that her efforts would be taken the wrong way. I had...

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Manterrupting: How To Take Your Power Back

Manterrupting: How To Take Your Power Back

As early as the mid-1970’s, research was being conducted on women’s experience in being interrupted by men when talking. A 1998 study by Candace West, a sociology professor at University of California Santa Cruz, found that doctors who are women are more than twice as...

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Video Conferencing Etiquette: What You Need To Know

Video Conferencing Etiquette: What You Need To Know

As of April 1, 2020, usage of video conferencing tool Zoom was up more than 300% from before the pandemic forced workers into their homes. Similarly, usage of video conferencing tools such as Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Skype, and LogMeIn are also up.  Video conferencing...

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Claiming Your Identity as a Confident Business Woman

Claiming Your Identity as a Confident Business Woman

Plenty of successful business women struggle to consistently maintain their confidence. They feel self-assured in one situation, then doubt themselves in another. They are the best version of themselves on Monday, then on Tuesday, they feel like a fraud.  How can you...

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What Is A Slash Career & Why Do You Need One?

What Is A Slash Career & Why Do You Need One?

What is a slash career?  Also known as a portfolio career, a slash career is one in which a person makes multiple income streams simultaneously from different careers. Marci Alboher popularized the phrase in her book One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to...

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Enneagram Six At Work

Enneagram Six At Work

Who is the Enneagram Six at Work? The Loyalist, The Trouble Shooter The Enneagram Six is known for being loyal to the people to whom they have committed. A Six aims to figure out everything that is going on around them to create safety and structure in their...

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Enneagram Five At Work

Enneagram Five At Work

Who is the Enneagram Five at Work? The Wise Person, The Observer, The Sage You will find the Enneagram Five on the periphery of a room - watching - studying, rather -  others. Interacting with lots of people in large groups is not their ideal environment. They are...

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Enneagram Seven At Work

Enneagram Seven At Work

Who is the Enneagram Seven at Work? The Enthusiast, The Visionary, The Joyful Person Sevens are motivated by a need to be happy, to plan stimulating experiences, and to avoid difficult feelings. Sevens are energetic adventure-seekers who are always thinking about the...

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Enneagram Four At Work

Enneagram Four At Work

Who is the Enneagram Four at Work? The Romantic, The Original Person, The Individualist In the midst of being ambitious, visionary, driven, and charismatic, the Enneagram Four experiences a tsunami of emotions. Fours tend to focus on authenticity, meaning, and...

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