On Being a Visible Woman

On Being a Visible Woman

Have you heard of invisible women? And how do you become visible? I’ve coached on numerous leadership development programs, when the issue of feeling invisible often occurs – particularly for females, but also for introverts and people from some cultures. Although...
Networking: Creating A Virtuous Circle

Networking: Creating A Virtuous Circle

As an executive and leadership coach specializing in working with women, I have received some very strong — often negative — reactions to the subject of networking. Or, should I say, some of my clients hold a rather narrow, outmoded view of networking. Fortunately, we...
Leveraging your network: ready, set, grow!

Leveraging your network: ready, set, grow!

“Sometimes, idealistic people are put off the whole business of networking as something tainted by flattery and the pursuit of selfish advantage. But virtue in obscurity is rewarded only in Heaven. To succeed in this world you have to be known to people.” – Sonia...
Mentoring women in global development

Mentoring women in global development

Mentoring women in global development – It pays off! “There is a ‘glass ceiling’ in the international development sector. It’s not as pronounced as in the Fortune 500 or the tech worlds … but it’s real.” — Fiona Macaulay, founder and CEO, WILD Network Recently I...