Heads Up! Speak Out!

“Stay quiet, listen and keep your head down. Try not to stand out.” Those were the words of advice I was given when I started out in my career. Many women have been taught to avoid controversy, to fit in and lay low. It can work to your advantage being a team player. But it does not work when you want to shape your identity and shine a light. And laying low does not help when the odds are stacked against you and bosses and colleagues are treating you unfairly. I have been following an ongoing news investigation about sexual harassment at the

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I Support WEDO2018 I Hope You Do,Too! #ChooseWomen

I attended the 2018 Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit, a day-long symposium held November 16 at the United Nations in New York City that celebrates women in business around the world and raises funds to provide micro-loans to fund women entrepreneurs in Third World countries. The event was conceived and produced by my good friend entrepreneur, Wendy Diamond. #WEDO2018. www.womenseday.org I had the chance to meet some FABULOUS women who shared their stories. Here are a few: HRH Princess Märtha Louise of Norway was the first-born in her family but, at the time, the country’s rules of succession still favored sons. Bucking

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Don’t be Blindsided  Because You Lack Long-Term Vision

Sometimes we’re so busy moving through life just getting the work done in front of us that we don’t see what lies ahead. Long-term vision is important to help you reach your life or career goals, but too often we’re wearing blinders. So, what happens? You can get blindsided. You wake up one day and realize time slipped away and you are further from where you hoped to be. Maybe you find your career has languished, or a relationship falters, or finances are stagnant. Whatever it is, you wonder, “can I ever get back on track?” Of course, you can.

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Fearless Fabulous Women To Know

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Two women who worked in the pharma industry share their stories of empowerment and leadership. Rachel Braun Scherl, Founder of SPARK Solutions for Growth, discusses her book, “Orgasmic Leadership: Profiting from the Coming Surge in Women’s Sexual Health and Wellness.” Liimu McGill overcame addiction, left a corporate job and re-envisioned her life. Owner of a business consulting business, she created MomStar which helps women pursue their dreams and inspire their kids to follow theirs. Show aired August 8, 2018. Listen to this week’s edition of Fearless Fabulous You on iHeart  

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