Archive | Women in leadership

Taking Up a Small Space Lessens Women’s Credibility as Leaders

Portland’s Greek Festival was last week. The food, smells and music all bring back childhood memories for me, so it has become a family tradition to attend the festival. On the days we go, the rest of Portland also tries to squeeze itself into the area around the Greek Orthodox Church. But, the crowds do […]

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Work Allies Help You Orchestrate Your Success

This weekend I attended the Oregon Symphony’s season opening with the premier performance of a young local composer’s work called “Chamber Music”. Katherine Balch, the composer, was asked why she called a large orchestral work “Chamber Music”. She explained that the wonderful experience of performing music with friends in a small venue has always been her […]

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Three Habits that Hold Women Leaders Back

Many women I coach talk about their desire to compete with their colleagues and be seen as contenders for the next promotion when it emerges. Most women get left out of the running in spite of their efforts. They tell me how hard they have worked to gain a good understanding of their jobs and […]

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