Category Archives: Work-Life Balance

Emotional Intelligence: A Powerful Relationship Skill needed for success in your business/career and your life

Before this relationship skill was identified, it was believed that success was predicated upon one’s I.Q. (Intelligence Quotient). Conventional wisdom suggested that the higher the I.Q. the greater the chance for success. We now know that one’s I.Q. is merely one variable necessary for success – and perhaps not the most important one. Emotional Intelligence […]

Work-Life Balance? Or Something Else?

It is no wonder the Dalai Lama said the world will be saved by the Western Woman – and the women with whom I had the pleasure to speak with two days ago are the very ones the Dalai Lama was speaking about: smart, intelligent, sophisticated and dedicated to helping women create a successful career […]

The #1 Relationship Skill You MUST have to Create Success in Business & Life

We all know really smart business women (and men) who, regardless of how brilliant they appear to be, are not successful. These smart people just cannot seem to get out of their own way!  So clearly, if all it takes is a high I.Q. to be successful in business, something else is going on here.  […]

Working Women Multi-task like an Olympian – but should you?

Women can multi-task in Olympic proportion. Current research suggests that working mothers spend approximately 50% of their time doing two things at once. Barbara Schneider, sociology professor at Michigan State University, states: “This suggests that working mothers are doing two activities at once more than two-fifths of the time they are awake …” Interestingly, recent […]

Olympic Gold for Women & Working Moms

Controversy and conversation continues to swirl around the announcement of Marissa Mayers being named the new CEO of Yahoo. The good news is nobody appears to be questioning her qualifications and/or competency for the position – reflecting how far we have come as a society in accepting women in the C-suite.  Rather the fact that […]

What do Work/Life Balance & Unicorns have in Common?

Do you know what work/life balance & unicorns have in common? I am serious. Think about it for a moment and you will begin to see where I am going with this. Work/life balance and unicorns are both myths – and it is my sincere belief that work/life balance is THE biggest myth perpetuated on […]