Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unlocking opportunities to authentic and powerful leadership. Part 1 can be found HERE. Your Career = Your Identity? Another facet of owning who you are requires you to not only be [...]

By | 2017-06-15T22:31:27+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 League Symposium Speaker Liz O’Donnell on Working Women, Aging Parents: Some Advice For Caregiving Daughters

In absence of any formal support system, those of us with experience caring for our aging parents must mentor employees with mothers and fathers. By Liz O’Donnell, Author, Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman and founder of  WorkingDaughter.com (reposted from WBUR) As a working mother I appreciate the many articles offering advice [...]

By | 2017-06-20T01:06:56+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women need to learn how to own it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Fear, discomfort, and anxiety have a way of keeping women from moving forward, including in their careers. When we think of leadership, we think of men because that [...]

By | 2017-06-08T23:05:59+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Shannah Hayley on The Multiplier Effect: Mentorship Formulas for Your Career Lifecycle

By Shannah Hayley, FSMPS, CPSM, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement - City of Plano, Texas There's little doubt that the influence of a mentor can be extremely beneficial but all too often, priority is placed on one-on-one mentor relationships in the early and mid-career stages. While helpful, mentoring doesn't have to be the result [...]

By | 2017-05-31T18:01:02+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Why conversations about sexual harassment remain in the 1980’s & what to do about it!

By Karen Daly, ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director I've recently had the unfortunate opportunity to visit with several colleagues about sexual harassment situations.  While this issue has been around for a long while, it confounds me that I think the conversation is the same as it was in the 1980's.  "Don't file a complaint because [...]

By | 2017-04-11T01:14:48+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Amy Brown on Why I Marched in the Women’s March…

The importance of showing up and speaking out! By Amy Brown, Director, Consumer & Environmental Protection Agency - County of Santa Clara, CA I spent every moment I wasn’t at work or asleep in the week before the Women’s Marches on January 21, 2017, frantically knitting pink hats for my wife and me to wear [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 February 6th, 2017|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Marianne Cooper on We Act As If Work Is Optional….

Guess What? It's NOT! By Marianne Cooper, PhD - Sociologist, The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University There are many things that make the United States different from the rest of the developed world. One of them is that we are the only developed economy that does not provide paid maternity leave. I’m [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:38+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments