Globalization has made it possible for a lot of professionals to experience working abroad. Top-level companies offer exchange programs overseas for training. Likewise, they open positions from their main headquarters to high-performing employees from local offices. If you work for a global organization, there’s a huge likelihood of getting an international assignment at one point [...]
When you’ve been working as an executive as long as I have, you are often approached to be a mentor. Behind closed doors, my friends and I swap stories about mentees that have gotten those requests all wrong. There are a few fatal conditions that are death to a successful mentor-mentee relationship. Let me pull [...]
I have a top 10 list of the Worst Work Women in the World. Linda Tripp hovers right at the top of that list. You remember Linda, don’t you? She befriended a young White House intern named Monica Lewinsky. Monica had the unfortunate experience of becoming a household name after the illicit details of her [...]
“Wait your turn”. “Act like a lady.” “Don’t speak out of turn”. As women, we’ve gotten some pretty crappy advice through the course of our lives. Our parents are good people. They meant well. They wanted us to be dainty delicate flowers who would be well liked and would get along in society. Maybe even [...]
20 Questions of Reflection of Last Year As we move from year to year, many of us will set goals and draft resolutions for improvement. If you hope to have any success, it is important to spend some time really taking stock of the passing year and its successes and shortcomings. This list will prompt [...]
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