What do I mean by Abstracts in Action and Abstracts in Action? When we discuss what men and women do when assigned a task, we hear that men take off into action while women start talking and building relationships. We get to action later. We learn to associate action and getting thin
I hear from a lot of women who don’t feel as powerful at work as they want to be. They feel like the male hierarchy shuts them down or holds them back. I understand exactly what they are talking about. However, I don’t let my male colleagues and their hierarchy affect me.
I haven’t written any blogs lately because I’ve been consolidating all of my ideas into a book. It turned out to be more involved and comprehensive than I expected. Now that I am in the editing stages, I am focusing on a central theme – How women’s natural traits are the key to achi
How do you recharge yourself after a stressful day at work? I used to answer that question by saying I go running or I go cycling. I also love massages and reflexology. In one high stress job I got a pedicure every 4 weeks. But in thinking about it that
The greatest female trait is our projection of positive energy. But for women working in the male-dominated workplace it sometimes feels like our ability to do that is being shut down. For reasons we don’t quite understand we feel under attack. Sometimes it is the things our male c
Instead of a blog, let's do a little quiz. I stumbled across this webpage and immediately thought it represented a lot of what I discuss. Follow the link and give me your first reaction. Conference Room Training.
What was your first reaction?
I’ve probably mentioned this before but my biggest pet peeve at work is that people can’t problem solve. Working in the construction industry where we come across problems on a daily basis this is especially frustrating. Looking through some old notes this week, I found some example
I can’t believe I haven’t written about this yet because out of all the topics I can think of, this is the topic I deal with the most – people using company cell phones, computers, office, desks and file cabinets as if they are their own personal property. I think I kept pushing it
Recently I came across some essays written by Barbara Spraker that speak to the power of feminine energy based on the Tao concept that women hold up half the sky.
"So claims an ancient Chinese proverb – “Women Hold Up Half the Sky.” This amazing image doesn’t descri