Monthly Archives: September 2005

Staying Visible, Rules for the Workplace and Martha

Staying Visible, Rules for the Workplace and Martha

Over the summer, I’ve had several print interviews–magazines that range from Cosmopolitan, InStyle, to Fitness. All on the same topics–women, power, sabotage, conflict and bullying.
The topic of Martha Stewart always surfaces. What do I think, what do other woman say/think, and was Martha targeted?
The thousands that I’ve interacted with since Marthagate birthed said basically that the outcome stinks; that she was targeted because she was, well, Martha; that there are gender issues at play (many …

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Confidence is the reputation that you have for you

Confidence is the reputation that you have for you

Not long ago, I got an email from an executive with a publicly held company. She had followed several of the “Career Moves” columns that I write for the Denver Business Journal. She wrote that her business life was going downhill. In the last few years, she’s found that she no longer speaks up at meetings, that her leadership skills are tarnishing and that she doesn’t have any faith in herself. She seriously wondered how …

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It’s About Helping

It’s About Helping

A gazillion words have been written about Hurricane Katrina over the past two weeks. For thousands, their lives will never be the same. The effect on the country, even the world is immense. Good people are reaching out to help in any way; and, there are bad people sabotaging, even swindling those in need and those who are trying to help.
So, before you write a check or give your credit card number, make sure that …

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