Covid-19 tossed all of our lives into a tornado and we’re still figuring out where we’ll land. It also shines a light on the need to be able to manage chaos and change, because, as Deborah Lee James, former Secretary of the Air Force told me on my podcast recently, “Whether we’re working in industry or government… Continue reading Best Career Tips Of 2020—The Gifts In Crisis
Women are only 4.8% of the S&P 500 and only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs, down from 6.4% in 2017 What will it take for the Fortune 500 C-level and other senior levels to match the population – and their customer bases? Mellody Hobson spoke truth to power at the New York Times Dealbook conference… Continue reading Go For The Outliers – Top 10 Tips For Driving Diversity In STEM
Race to the finiish line. Pixaby Before you dash into 2019, take stock of what you accomplished in 2018. We are strengthened and motivated by recognizing what we have done, even if we did not achieve all our 2018 goals, and it will boost your confidence and clarify your skills too. Literally listing “wins” in… Continue reading Do This Before You Plan Next Year – 10 Things To List
To start 2019 off strong, here are a bakers’ dozen of the top career tips for women from my ForbesWomen blogs in 2018. These apply to women in every field from government to the arts, and especially science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other male-dominated fields. See which of these resonate with you: Embrace… Continue reading 10 Best Career Tips For Women Of 2018
“Clarity, credibility and consistency are the three most important things about your brand….Understand what you want to do and what you’re good at… You have to live up to your brand promise”
Diane Diaz on Green Connections Radio. Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has said, “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room” (according to various sources). Yikes! So, what is your personal brand or your company’s brand, why should you care, and what can you do to understand and control yours? It’s complicated. Trust. Listen to “brand teacher” Diane Diaz, who literally teaches about branding as well as coaches people on their personal and organizational brands, in this fascinating interview with Green Connections host Joan Michelson to find out. They talk about Diane’s favorite brand assessment tool, which Joan did – and its enlightening insights.
“It’s how you think about the money thing” that drives your spending and saving habits. Money. We need it, struggle to manage it and don’t know who to listen to for advice. Everyone seems to be telling us what to do – “On sale, Buy now!” “Save for retirement!” “Low interest rate!” What’s a money-smart person to do? Green Connections Radio went to one of the masters of personal finance to find out: Michelle Singletary, personal finance columnist for the Washington Post and author of several books on the topic.