The technology industry has a gender problem. The vast majority of its Venture Capitalists are male as are the founders of its startups and its technology heads. Even the boards of its public companies are dominated by males.discover more here
As I look at my client pool, having now worked with about 6,000 clients globally, I’m surprised by some that are ethically challenged, even today. The reason I say “even today,” is because in today’s information age it is so easy to quickly check facts and expose the truth.
At a recent talk I gave to a group of women in the Silicon Valley one question that came up during the Q&A session was about assertive communication. The questioner asked about how to learn and practice assertive communication and why was it so effective in getting what you want.
Before we delve into assertive communication let us explore the panoptic view of
Learning About My Husband's Affair
My previous blog post posed the question “Who Has Affairs?”…well, everybody and anybody. Infidelity cuts across all lines of religion, race, culture, class; men and women have affairs at increasingly similar rates (this particular blog will focus on women whose husbands have committed infidelity).
For over one month prior to a new year, people begin to think about new years resolutions and what goals they wish to achieve. Most of these people had failed to follow through with their resolutions in the previous year and thus attempt to try again. The problem is, most resolutions are inherently flawed and are destined to not be completed.
A large part of my career and life coaching practice focuses on my clients’ relationships with their bosses. It is no surprise that a large percentage of the bosses are either incompetent, non-caring, or know how to “succeed” only by managing upwards well! It is also well known that nearly 80% of the managers (or bosses) belong to this class.
We saw it happen. Tunisia overthrowing its incompetent government. The Egyptian revolution ousting its dictator. Ireland's abortion laws coming around. The US considering congressional action on gun control. It's your turn, India. You hold the power! People power! You can do it too. CHANGE! Here's what I'm talking about:
This ThanksGiving November, as I look back on my life within the framework of my goals, vision, commitments and passion, I wonder about what gives life meaning. Especially in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, I wonder if I have learned how to live life to the fullest. If this were the end of the world as we know it, I wonder what I would say. Two words glare into focus...THANK YOU!!