The Bitch Stigma – What it is & How to stop being afraid of it

No matter who I’m talking to, or where we’re talking, when I mention the “bitch stigma”, woman’s eyes light up in recognition. Doctors, waitresses, project managers, entrepreneurs…no matter what a woman’s chosen profession is, she’s likely run into this invisible yet potentially crippling issue. Being accused of “bitch” status, is a fear many women struggle…

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…

Building & Expressing Confidence – Advice For Women Who Are Trying to Find a Balance

Many women today can feel as if they are pulled between several different competing sets of standards. On the one hand, they’re told to be dominant and bold. This is certainly behavior that tends to be rewarded in the workplace. On the other hand, many women are still socially conditioned to avoid being ‘pushy,’ which is…