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Plan For A Better Year

Have a Better Year! Do you want to know how to have a better year?  As we start 2019, I wondered how I can prevent another year like last year.  My first year in business was a struggle. I boot… Continue Reading →

Entrepreneurs and Depression

My heart breaks today. This year has seen the loss of Scott Hutchison, singer/songwriter of Frightened Rabbit; Kate Spade, fashion designer; and now Anthony Bourdain, chef and travel host. Each one of them were successful and recognized in their respective fields,… Continue Reading →

Top 5 Tips From a Current Woman in STEM

Top 5 tips for females entering STEM careers While everyone at every stage of their career should never stop learning, young female engineers should focus on a few basics during their first few years after graduation that will benefit them… Continue Reading →

You Know You’re A Female, Right?

“You know you’re a female, right?” I’m currently writing a series of articles about starting my own business. This is about one of the conversations I had with a mentor. A conversation with a mentor. That question, coming from a… Continue Reading →

Nightmare Interview Into Opportunity

Turning a nightmare interview into a great opportunity. Is a nightmare interview the worst thing ever, or is it an avenue for opportunity? If you are career-minded, it may seem like an uphill battle to find success on a sustainable… Continue Reading →

Build the Plane as You Are Going Down The Runway

Taking Flight! Recently, I resigned from my position as director of engineering for a global company. Several people thought I was crazy because I decided to open my own engineering firm. However, I have been encouraged and helped by some… Continue Reading →

Appear as an Authority at the Office

Taking Control of the Meeting Space Recently a conversation took place at a round table conference I attended where the topic of discussion was how to appear as an authority in the office. I was later asked by a young… Continue Reading →

Free Falling Into Entrepreneurship

A brand new start! I’m running off the cliff, pulling the cord, and free falling into entrepreneurship. I’m exhilarated, thrilled, and frightened to death. I can only pray that I hit the ground with my feet under me. I’ve made… Continue Reading →

Advice for New Engineers

Advice for the next generation of engineers I’m passionate about helping young engineers, especially women, navigate their career path. I do this several different ways: mentoring, hiring interns and co-ops, and blogging. I’m often asked, “What is most important thing… Continue Reading →

How to Maximize Return on Relationship

ROR can lead to better ROI The term Return on Relationship (ROR) has been around for a decade, but many people still do not understand what it means. It is probably the most valuable thing within your organization for improving… Continue Reading →

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