Confidence or Arrogance? How to Tell the Difference

Confidence is key in the workplace, especially for female professionals. By definition, confidence is knowing that you are capable of something, which is exactly what employers are looking for when they choose someone to trust with an important task. But sometimes, confidence can cross a fine line and turn into arrogance. Where confidence is a positive…

Stop Being Polite, Start Getting Heard at Work

Within the professional domain, traits which are typically viewed as masculine are still highly valued: assertiveness, ability to negotiate, confidence, and yes, even a level of aggressiveness is still sometimes looked upon with respect. With the influx of women taking more roles in management, that perception is shifting towards more inclusion to a variety of communication…

Why Women Should Negotiate Their Salaries and Reclaim Their $2 Million Dollars

Negotiating for Salary as a Woman is an undervalued skill that invariably results in women being judged harshly in just about any industry.  Why the double standard should still exist is beyond me, but it’s hardly a surprise that it does.  According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the wage gap between men and women…