All tagged career advise

Figuring Out Work/Life Balance

How many times have you heard someone say, “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”?  Look I get it everyone is trying to build an empire but if you’re not taking the time to enjoy that empire, is it worth it?  At some point you have to take a breather. That’s where the whole work/life balance thing comes in to play.

How to Build Confidence and Get Over the Imposter Syndrome

Ever felt like a fraud professionally? Have you felt that at any moment someone will figure out you don’t know everything there is to know about your profession? Well I have news for you. Everyone feels that way at some point. So what exactly is “imposter syndrome”? Imposter syndrome refers to highly successful people fearing being thought of as a fraud. These folks are unable to recognize their own achievements on their path to success. Some even attribute their success to just luck.

How to Ask For What You Are Worth

Back in November, I attended a leadership conference for Women in Energy. The first seminar was on negotiating and how most women shy away from it. Statistics say that women are less likely to negotiate for what they feel they are worth than men. While there is most definitely a wage gap between genders, most men start out making more because they are willing to ask for more.