Working Out Loud

Working Out Loud

If you haven’t read John Stepper’s book Working Out Loud I highly recommend it. As I was reading it recently, I had to realize, I’ve been doing exactly this in the last fifteen (or even more) years. Probably, not that conscious though. Reading the book, I did not only had numerous “Aha!” moments, but also decided to…

All Roads Lead to Success

All Roads Lead to Success

Like any journey, achieving professional success can take a round-about route. In my mentoring work, it is not uncommon to hear of frustration when dealing with this reality. We all tend to imagine (especially when we are young), that the point from which we start out, to the point of reaching our professional goal(s), is a…

Sisterhood

Sisterhood

The majority of professional women work in a male-dominated industry sector. In areas where the majority of the workforce is made up of women, quite often the power base is held by male bosses. In the IT sector, where I have spent my entire career, it is certainly the case that women are in the…

Mentors and Role Models

Mentors and Role Models

It’s a wonderful thing to have a mentor in your life. Someone to whom you can turn for advice, guidance and support is something that I have been privileged to have in my professional life. I’ve also been lucky enough to have great role models during my younger, more formative years. Many of the work…

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