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I Couldn’t Find A Career Mentor Through Traditional Networking — So I Tried This

I Couldn’t Find A Career Mentor Through Traditional Networking — So I Tried This

And unlike the targets of my previous failed attempts at networking, these women, like me, were very much still figuring it out. They didn’t try to keep a professional distance, which added a sense of realness that had been absent from my IRL work relationships; the women who found their way into my feed, and…
How to get over your pre-presentation jitters

How to get over your pre-presentation jitters

It’s no wonder that for many people, the fear of public speaking registers as more terrifying than the fear of death. Just think about where our minds go when we’re about to give a key presentation and all eyes are on us.  So often, what we tell ourselves in this critical moment is not in any way conducive…
5 tips when looking for a new job over the age of 40

5 tips when looking for a new job over the age of 40

When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old. Then the visible wrinkles around my eyes and jowls provide a friendly reminder that I’m not twenty anymore. At that moment in the mirror, I challenge myself physically as I don’t feel like I’m over forty, and…
9 airport travel hacks for the frequent flier

9 airport travel hacks for the frequent flier

I travel quite a lot. In recent years, I’ve become accustomed to airport life as an integral part of my work routine, whether I’m traveling to the cities where I host Bossed Up Bootcamp or flying to speak at colleges and companies. As I prepare for next year’s Bossed Up Book tour, I’m sure my flight schedule will only pick…
65 (productive) things to do when you’re bored at work

65 (productive) things to do when you’re bored at work

Look, feeling burnt out at the office sometimes is reality. And often, feeling bored at work is OK, actually. But then there are the days when you’re looking at the clock, and 2:42 PM is staring back at you. 2:42 PM and you’re already finished your to-do list and you’re staring at your chipped nail…
According to a new study, first impressions may not be as important as we thought

According to a new study, first impressions may not be as important as we...

Well here’s some good news about first impressions. You can relax a little more because even though you may worry after meeting someone that you came off not in the exact way you wanted, you are probably being a lot harder on yourself than you need to be. According to a new study published in the…

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