Assertive communication, or lack thereof, affects relationships. If you don’t or can’t communicate your needs or challenge other people’s ideas, you might experience tension in relationships. You may sense that people aren’t listening to you, and become resentful, even angry. Stress, anxiety or even depression can result.
Women in the business of sports came to their professions by playing on fields with boys. As a result, they see the world differently. When other women joined the field, these first women learned to see differently, yet again. We have much to learn from their both-sides-now perspective and from the way they win.
Kirsten Barfield is a Credit Analyst at Premier Asset Management and joined 3Plus in October 2012. As part of her 3Plus membership subscription she was paired with mentor Joanne O'Keeffe International Head of Credit at State Street. She shares her experience as a mentee…
Your arrival at the C-suite, or anywhere nearby, will not happen by accident, coincidence or luck. Nor will it result from being smart, accomplished and talented…alone. Dr. Anne Perschel, 3Plus co-founder and leadership coach recommends 7 steps to get you to the executive neighborhood. First create a plan. Next, build self-confidence. Third, get your ticket punched.
The upheaval and emotional turmoil of divorce means that decisions are often made in an emotional state rather than with a logical mind. Many women battle to hang on to the marital home because they feel that they don’t want further upheaval to themselves or their children but at what cost? Hannah Foxley shares 5 things that are important to consider when faced with that decision.
K needed to get a coach, but she waited too long. Here’s what happened when she negotiated a fee agreement without coaching; how the agreement changed and put more money in her pocket after one coaching session; and how K could have made even more money if she had worked with a coach before negotiations started.
In March, 2013, seventy-five women attended Silicon Valley’s Mini-Mentoring event sponsored by Altera Corporation. Participants were asked to write down and pay forward the best advice they heard from the evening’s mentors. Here’s the mentoring they wanted to share with you, our readers.
I wanted to fast forward 5 years and find myself in a happy place. In Happy Place, I would be in love with a wonderful man. I wouldn’t have to go through the awkwardness or struggle with the unknown. Well, I wasn’t in Happy Place. I was here and fear had me seeking the rock where I could stay for the rest of eternity. Online dating was not my Happy Place.
“Stop waiting to feel comfortable and go for ‘okay.’ Where okay means you won’t die or get seriously injured. It exists just a few steps outside your comfort zone. The nature of “uncomfortable” is such that you won’t feel comfortable there, especially on your first trip.” Waiting for the discomfort to magically morph into your comfort zone won’t happen even after eternity arrives.” Anne Perschel tells us why!
It has been almost impossible to go online or pick up a newspaper in the last couple of weeks without reading about Sheryl Sandberg’s tips on ” leaning in”. covered in Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Dorothy Dalton hopes that the discussions ignited by Sandberg, which has attracted a veritable host of born again feminists, produces results not just celebrity branded hot air. We need more than talking in “circles”