Today I’m inspired by a recent conference to give my thoughts on the Google Manifestbro by he-who-must-not-be-named. As a woman in tech for my entire career, the perspective some people have that women are unsuited to technology careers is frustrating, belittling, and just wrong.
Have you ever heard the quote from Jerry Rice about doing what others won’t do? Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t. I find that’s a powerful quote that’s true both in work and in money. Dave Ramsey says something similar when he talks about living like […]
Your job – how’s it going? Is it just pretty good, but not great? It pays the bills, but you wish you could make some changes at work. Maybe you disagree with some policies, think your boss isn’t making the right calls, or feel frustrated that you can’t accomplish what you want. But you’re down […]
I can still remember when I decided to get my MBA. I was working as a Business Analyst (essentially designing screens and software) for a Fortune 500 company, having gone from community college to a four year school and graduating with high honors some years before. Although I was working in a relatively low-level job, […]
Today I’m going to share the secret to having it all as a working mom. The secret is…you can’t. Sorry. But I do have seven tips to help you stay sane. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my 14 years of being a working professional in IT at Fortune 500 companies, while also being […]
Like many of you, I headed back to work on Tuesday after some time off. I was totally disconnected while I was away-even though I wasn’t traveling, I feel strongly that it’s very important to completely disconnect and recharge every once in a while. During my time off I relaxed, worked on this blog, went […]