Breaking through the glass ceiling

Breaking through the glass ceiling

Nobody is going to start to pretend that we now have complete gender equality in the US workplace – or indeed across the world. The inequality in the boardroom, especially, has proved stubborn and difficult to re-balance. However, recent years have seen a...
Work / life balance in Corporate America

Work / life balance in Corporate America

There’s a general consensus that we Americans struggle with the notion of a work/life balance. Certainly, there’s also a general feeling that Europe is ahead of the curve, and that the US is lagging behind somewhat when it comes to getting the balance...
The importance of having a mentor AND being a mentor

The importance of having a mentor AND being a mentor

Starting a business can be an exhausting activity. Juggling all the different needs of the business with personal life can quickly become tiring in many ways. In such cases, a mentor can be a savior for self and business. Having a mentor is essentially like having a...
Are women in the workplace breaking through the glass ceiling?

Are women in the workplace breaking through the glass ceiling?

The #MeToo hashtag went viral in October 2017, after actress Alyssa Milano encouraged Twitter and Instagram users to adopt it to show the world the scale of the problem with sexual harassment and assault. She could not have expected the reaction it received. On the...
Female empowerment is the star of the show

Female empowerment is the star of the show

It’s nothing new to see Hollywood ‘A’ listers making political statements. In fact, it’s become downright commonplace and widely talked about thanks to social media. However, as big, bold and brash political statements go, the recent Golden Globes ceremony was right...