Career & Money

As we start the new year, most of us have grand and exciting plans to make this new year the best year yet. And yet, many times we have already broken our resolutions by the second week of January! (Yes…..that is true:) So, as we embark on 2020, I was intrigued by a few articles…

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Career & Money

The Imposter Phenomena: Part II

Researchers and the general public alike are rekindling their interest in an old topic—the Imposter Phenomenon (IP). I first wrote about IP in 2018. As a result of that article, I have been invited to speak on this topic several times. The reactions and questions from my audiences, along with the publication in 2019 of…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

Favorite Things

The focus for Plaid for Women this month is our ‘favorite things’. What I have learned over the years is that most (if not all) of my favorite things cost nothing…in fact they are free. Here are my top 40! Perhaps something to ponder over this holiday season. Cuddling with Lulu (my precious rescued white…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Why #MeToo Backfired and Isn’t Effective

Elizabeth Lions talks about the danger of #MeToo at work and how it caused a backlash. Executive men don’t want to work with us any more and are afraid. Here’s what you can do to change that.  

By Elizabeth Lions |
Career & Money

Fathers Want Parental Leave Too

As a coach and consultant, I have known many men in organizations over the years who wanted to take extended parental leave when their children were born but were discouraged from doing so. They saw the careers of their male colleagues who took parental leave derailed. They heard these colleagues discussed as “not committed to…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |

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Career & Money

Are Traditions Important?

Are the traditions with which we were reared important? From my perspective, in a word: yes. It is somewhat ironic, however, as when folks think about all the varied holidays many of us cannot even remember the true meaning. Memorial Day, for example, which was originally created to honor our fallen soldier and defenders of…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Half-Full or Half-Empty – It Does Make a Difference!

Question:  Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty kind of a person?  I know we’ve all heard the old saying so much that we don’t give it much thought anymore.  However, in talking with two potential clients recently, that saying kept popping into my head, over and over again. I mostly work with CEOs and business…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |
Career & Money

When Two Women Can’t Get Along At Work

Elizabeth talks about how when women don’t get along what really happens, and how men feel about it.

By Elizabeth Lions |
Career & Money

More Young Single Mothers in the Workforce

In a surprising change, the number of young single mothers in the workforce has been steadily climbing since 2015. Claire Cain Miller and Ernie Tedeschi, writing for the New York Times, report that the increase is being led by single mothers without college degrees, according to an analysis by the New York Times of Current…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |