Bitchy. Bossy. Intimidating. Unlikeable. Shrill. “Girls”. Ladyboss. Incompetent. Hired only “because she’s a woman.”. Bad Attitude. Assertive. A leader. Competent. Knows their stuff. Executive pretense. Boss. Brilliant, for full of new ideas. Focused. Determined. Words are powerful things. When it comes to women at work, many successful women hear words that take away their power. […]
Archives for September 2018
At the time you’re reading this, I am (hopefully) on a plane headed to FinCon. Or I may have already arrived! This morning, I’m waking up around 3:30 AM in order to head to my 6:20 AM flight out of Bradley International Airport. I should, weather and planes permitting, touch down in Orlando just after […]
Life over at CMO central has been absolutely insane lately. I’m feeling like I’m falling behind, and just can’t catch up. But I know that this will pass, and I’m using all the tools and techniques I know to ruthlessly prioritize. Let me explain what’s going on, and what I do to deal when things […]
Last month, I found an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review concerning male breadwinners. Given that I write so much about female breadwinners, I thought it only fair that I seek out articles with a different perspective. After all, that’s how we learn more about one another, am I right? Well this particular article […]
Today I’ve got another exciting and amazing entry in my award-nominated Breadwinning, Six Figure Women series. You won’t want to miss this one! Megan has a successful career at a pharmaceutical company helping manage new cancer drugs, and has worked hard at making money since she was a kid. She has a fascinating career story that won’t be what you expected. Let’s learn more about her!
Last Monday I wrote all about why you shouldn’t rely on willpower to make changes in your life – and today I’m going to tell you about a reason one good change can lead to another.
It has nothing – and everything – to do with willpower.
It’s called the Transfer Effect, and it’s the reason one good change in your life can lead to others.
Lets explore what this effect is, why it occurs, and how you can harness it to affect powerful change in your own life.