We all have our vices. That’s the excuse I typically give when I do something I know I shouldn’t be doing… consuming six cups of coffee before 6 am, mindlessly scrolling through Tumblr for hours, devouring an extra large bag
You might be a feminist if: you celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday. In case you missed the copious amounts of mom-recognition posts on Facebook, yesterday was Mother’s Day. Whether your mom is still around or not, it’s undeniable how great an
It wouldn’t be a completely perfect Tuesday if I didn’t start the day off with one of my favorite movies: Mean Girls. I promise, this has a point… Gretchen: [to Cady] If only you knew how mean [Regina] really is…
As my journalism teacher always said, stay away from three things: bad beer, bad men and cliches. Well, Jerry Hicks, I’m not sure you actually said the beer and men part, but you definitely said the cliche part, and I’m
The job search today looks much different than it did 10, or even five years ago. Applying directly to a company’s website used to be effective, but now it only ensures that your resume is sent into the infinite abyss.
I know… I talk a lot about “Lean In” and Sheryl Sandberg. Getting tired of it yet? I sure hope not. But, if you are, here are several other business and investing books written by women for women: Women Don’t Ask:
Katie Ellis Her day job: Executive Director, Opus Community Foundation/Opus Bank Hails from: San Diego, currently lives in Orange County Fun fact: Katie is an avid surfer. In high school, she started teaching surf lessons and turned it into a certified business.
Last Thursday, I boarded a plane at 5:30 am for a trip to Orange County. As I boarded the plane, the female flight attendant said, “Ugh. Why do we have 6 am flights? It’s for all of those businessmen.” I
In last weeks blog post, I highlighted why having a mentor is crucial to progressing in your career. But, even when both genders have mentors, men are still getting more promotions than women. And, men often have stronger professional networks
At the Haas School of Business, part of my responsibilities include creating new workshops for the MBA students and alumni. When searching the internet for new topic ideas, I kept drifting back to Sandberg’s book, “Lean In,” and what the