14 Feb, 2020

You can Build Resilience

2020-02-14T15:48:54-06:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Career Talk|

Is it just me, or is the world getting more complicated? Stress levels seem to be increasing around the planet as change is evident in every sphere. Clearly [...]

14 Jan, 2020

Another year, same old story…

2020-01-14T10:37:14-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Career Talk|

Christmas in Minnesota this year was lovely. Board games, cookies, plum pudding and a three-generation outing to the movie Little Women was just what was needed to tighten [...]

15 Oct, 2019

Equal Pay–C’mon!

2019-10-15T16:09:16-05:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Talk|

This is getting old. Headlines continue to blare out the large pay discrepancy between women and men for equal jobs. Women are making some progress as they make [...]

13 Mar, 2019

Elusive Balance

2019-03-13T16:34:22-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Career Talk|

"Ah balance—the elusive goal for women now and forever. I wonder, will it always be so?" Jess Lawson, my protagonist in A Better Next is giving voice to a question [...]

28 Jan, 2019

Gender-specific Networking?

2019-01-28T16:34:51-06:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Career Talk|

Returning from a short business trip to Arizona, my priorities were to turn the heat up (Phoenix 70 degrees St. Paul minus 3 degrees) go to the gym, [...]

21 Jul, 2018

Women Have an Edge

2018-08-08T08:48:34-05:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Career Talk|

“Women seem to have an edge on executive level skills. I’m amazed at everything my wife does to keep our household humming, the kids schedules coordinated and our [...]

12 May, 2018

Time to act on Parity for Women

2018-07-31T21:27:19-05:00May 12th, 2018|Categories: Career Talk|

The other day I was at a club meeting for women leaders I have belonged to for years. The speaker was from Paradigm for Parity®, an organization dedicated [...]

19 Apr, 2018

Office Housework Trap

2018-07-31T21:27:27-05:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Career Talk|

Yesterday I heard buzz on the radio regarding a Harvard Biz Review article by researchers who had verified that workers who take on the tasks in an office [...]