Was your mom a role model? If not, find one!

The number one piece of advice that successful women give is to find a mentor or coach. A woman once told me she was looking for surrogate parents in all of her jobs while others said that they were looking for someone who could “show me myself” because their mothers...

Lessons Learned during Higher Education Conference

I have known about this conference for several years. I have been invited several times. I am always too busy to fit the conference on my schedule. I finally attended the Mid-Hudson Association of Women in Higher Education’s annual conference on Friday, October 5. Why...

Allergic to Office Politics?

We all know what it’s like to get sucked into office drama, no matter how hard we try to avoid it. The passive-aggressive boss, the executive’s assistant who supports their ‘favorites’ more than everyone else, the coworker who just can’t seem to admit when they make a...