Women

You Say I’m a Bitch Like It’s a Bad Thing

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Not long ago I spoke to a group of high potential women in digital media about defining their personal leadership brand. During the Q&A one woman, a Vice President, said: Look, I appreciate that many of my colleagues need to learn to “Lean In” and all that, but that’s not my issue. I’m not afraid to speak my mind. I never have been. My issue is that when I speak up I’m called a [...]

I’ve Been Quoted in Forbes.com!

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Thrilled that one of my clients thought to credit me with helping her build confidence at work. Kerri Palmer is Senior Vice President, Risk Management, and head of the Mid-Atlantic Women’s Network at Capital One. She was recently asked to be a guest blogger for Forbes / Entrepreneur. Her article: Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things shares some wonderful insights. Have a read.    [...]

Slowing Down To Speed Up

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Last week Tiara International, invited me to speak at one of their Global Women’s Virtual Round Table discussions. I was flattered to be asked to join the conversation as they explored the concept that it’s important for woman to learn to slow down—in order to speed up. The conversation is available on Blog Talk Radio. Recovery is Essential for Great Performance The belief that recovery time is essential for performance is a view that the [...]

EXECUTIVE PRESENCE for WOMEN. A few TIPS

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); It’s a Balancing Act. Especially for Women Work/Life balance isn’t the only balance that women in business need to balance. Showing up with strong Executive Presence requires a distinctive kind of balancing and it can be a tightrope. On the one side is the risk of appearing “too feminine” (which can undermine our credibility) and on the other is the danger of acting “too masculine” (which can cause some male colleagues to think we [...]

WHAT’S UP WITH CHICKS AND SCIENCE?

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); This sardonic question was posed by a reporter to a panel of scientists at the New York Academy of Sciences a few years ago. Courtesy of Upworthy, a video of the answer has been making to rounds of facebook, linkedin and twitter this week. The question refers to comments made by former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, who had publically suggested that “genetic differences” might explain why fewer women are in the [...]