Women frequently do not have the same level of support or development opportunities that men enjoy -- because they lack peers and mentors. Here are some tips I share with the female executives I coach, as they climb the corporate ladder.
Squeezing is not always a bad thing, especially when it helps us to make lemonade out of lemons. For Gen-Xers, the squeeze may be the push that we need to make ourselves that much more qualified and efficacious in leading 21st century change.
I don't have it all right now, and if I'm realistic about it I probably never will. What I want in my life is balance. I want to see the world, find a way to make money that doesn't feel like work, be a lover, be a friend, and be a mother.
Let's face it, careers are no longer straight shots up for the majority of us, women and men alike; instead they zig-zag. A lattice is simply a more adaptive construct chock full of options for how to view and enable career success.