Leadership, Women and Business

The Real Girl’s Guide to Career Success- Lean In for Graduates – Lean In

See on Scoop.it - Women and Business Cookjmc's insight: There was no handbook or real guidance when I started my career as an administrative assistant (fancy name for secretary) with a BS degree in public law and government. I fought my way through jobs that I was fortunate to have learned from supporting male execs… Continue reading The Real Girl’s Guide to Career Success- Lean In for Graduates – Lean In

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Talk about it! How To Make What You’re Really Worth

See on Scoop.it - Women and Business Raising your freelance rates might be terrifying, but if you don't silence your inner critic you'll never make what you are really worth.Cookjmc's insight:This article addresses a topic most women I know are afraid of to acknowledge. Talk money. Get comfortable with it. Don't be embarrassed or secretive.… Continue reading Talk about it! How To Make What You’re Really Worth

Leadership, Women and Business

My story is short, but impactful. I can relate. Here is where I…

See on Scoop.it - Women and Business Join us at banbossy.com to take the pledge & get our leadership tips.Cookjmc's insight:In 2nd grade my teacher told me I was ahead of everyone else and should be quiet. In third grade my teacher put on my report card "Jen is a bossy child" in 4th grade… Continue reading My story is short, but impactful. I can relate. Here is where I…

Leadership, Women and Business

#banbossy, #leanin- Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on ‘Bossy,’ the other B-word

See on Scoop.it - Women and Business Confident girls are often called the other B-word—bossy—and it can keep them from reaching their full potential, write Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez.   Cookjmc's insight: Love this campaign #banbossy. Keep on leaning in. Something eventually is going to change, by the actions we take to transform… Continue reading #banbossy, #leanin- Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on ‘Bossy,’ the other B-word

Leadership, Women and Business

Harnessing the Science of Persuasion- A Skill Women in Business Can Benefit From

See on Scoop.it - Women and Business Yes, you can master the art of persuasion. But first you have to understand the science behind it. For this weekend only, we've unlocked Robert B. Cialdini's 2001 article on the elusive skill: http://bit.ly/1id1p1J Cookjmc's insight: HBR sharing a good article and in doing so applying one of… Continue reading Harnessing the Science of Persuasion- A Skill Women in Business Can Benefit From

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I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For… Remembering to be Grateful with Glide

If ever I am looking for a reason to be thankful, yesterday will remain be a very good experience to cherish in my heart. Glide is an amazing organization that supports so many people in our community of San Francisco. They feed hundreds of people a day, provide shelter for those that don't have a… Continue reading I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For… Remembering to be Grateful with Glide

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Inspirational Leadership by Design- The New Wave of Brave Leaders

Last week I had the fantastic opportunity to attend Dreamforce. I didn't go to attend the sessions, I went to attend the keynotes. And along the way I was amazed as to how much the keynote speakers were aligning to where I am in my career path and life in general. The messages I heard… Continue reading Inspirational Leadership by Design- The New Wave of Brave Leaders

Leadership, Women and Business

Viewpoint Article: Women of Lenovo Speak Up- Women in Tech

Scoop.it link Viewpoint: Great job on Lenovo's part asking the tough questions. If you are going to do an employee survey- why bother if you are only looking to feel great about what you are doing... Lenovo here shows and shares info on women in tech. Tech ladies know how it is. It's not easy.… Continue reading Viewpoint Article: Women of Lenovo Speak Up- Women in Tech