Mindset and Mentors: Helping Women Win Predictable Promotions

April 2, 2014
Mindset and Mentors: Helping Women Win Predictable Promotions

I recently conducted a special executive presence development seminar for top talent at a multinational Fortune 500 company.  While doing my background research I came across a great article about the struggles that women face in their careers, despite so much collective effort to create gender equality in the workplace. More than 25 percent of…

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Success Journaling for Predictable Business Achievement

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February 12, 2014
Success Journaling for Predictable Business Achievement

Looking back over your incremental progress can inspire you and give you courage to keep moving onward and upward. That’s why I recommend that you start keeping a “success journal” where you jot down your day-to-day accomplishments. Why? Small successes seem insignificant or routine on their own. So we tend to forget them. But writing…

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Genuine Executive Presence: How leaders of color can overcome corporate cultural challenges

February 5, 2014
Genuine Executive Presence: How leaders of color can overcome corporate cultural challenges

Research published in the Harvard Business Review confirms what many leading people of color already knew. They are, unfortunately, at a disadvantage within the Caucasian-dominated workplace. A Double Standard? A majority of minority professionals, for example, feel that they are held to a stricter standard than their Caucasian peers when it comes to executive presence. The…

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Develop Your Own Powerful Success Mindset!

January 6, 2014
Develop Your Own Powerful Success Mindset!

You may not have been born with an upbeat personality and winning attitude. Even if you were you may have lost it along the way – especially if you were raised in an environment that fostered negativity or failed to instill self-confidence. But contrary to popular belief, “can-do” confidence with executive presence is a characteristic…

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