5 questions you must ask at your performance review

Performance reviews can be a stressful time – even for the most stellar of employees. It can be daunting to hear feedback on our performance, let alone muster up the courage to ask for a pay rise or promotion. Yet, performance reviews can be a great opportunity to learn, develop and grow as professionals. They […] Read more…

5 ways new parents can nail this year’s performance review

As the year nears its end, many companies are undergoing its performance appraisal process. For many companies – especially ones with large numbers of employees – this is a structured process that doesn’t always work for every employees. Let’s take expecting mothers and new parents as examples. These employees miss out on a key process […] Read more…

Talking politics at work: Dos and Don’ts

We are at an inflection point in history. In pockets all over the world, there has been a marked division in people’s ideas, beliefs as well as their actions. This has led to sparks of outbreaks, political happenings and tragic events that have left us shocked and dismayed, at the worst of times, and puzzled […] Read more…

Six Apps To Hack Your Working Mom Life

apps to hack your mom life

Life as a working parent is no joke. Between work and home, your to-do lists seem to run on for days, and time is a limited resource. In the years since we stepped into our working mom role, we’ve learned a few tricks to ease the mental load, make room for things we enjoy, and […] Read more…

Confidence Boost: 6 actions to build your confidence

how to boost your confidence

Confidence is attractive. We like people who are confident. We trust confident people. Confident people are leaders. They are an example of authority. They assert positive energy. They encourage and inspire others. We want to be around confident people. We want to be confident people. But, sadly, mothers are often times the least confident people. […] Read more…

6 strategies to self-promote effectively (without bragging)

Nobody likes a braggart. Especially if you’re a woman. Women, at least according to female gender norms, aren’t supposed to call attention to their accomplishments. When they do, they are criticized, stigmatized and, too often, penalized for promoting their own good works, according to a Rutgers University study. It’s no wonder, then, that women, generally, […] Read more…

Best podcasts for working moms

top podcasts for working moms

Podcasts are more popular than ever. They’re interesting and intriguing. Funny and entertaining.  For working moms, they’re a great way to inject knowledge and fresh perspectives while multi-tasking. Listen while making school lunches, commuting to or from work, folding the laundry,  relaxing in the bath or really anywhere in between. Plus, they offer new insights and […] Read more…

6 ways you can press for progress on gender equality

Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum reported that we are more than 200 years away from achieving gender parity. An unfortunate outcome considering women have already been fighting for equality for more than a 100 years. With all that’s happened in the past year with movements like #MeToo #TimesUp, #PressforProgress and more, women are […] Read more…