White in the USA and scared? Here’s what to do.

White in the USA and scared? Here’s what to do.

I had a blog post composed and ready to go, to introduce my next written series and workshops on the topic of resilience.But before I post that series I have to share the following:For my black readers here in the USA: I am so sorry for your pain. All of it. All the...
Launching To Higher Orbit, 2: The Trajectory Boost Program

Launching To Higher Orbit, 2: The Trajectory Boost Program

Continuing our case studies from last week: the skills these women learned were not the “power through”, “toughen up” kind of skills that are typical business advice in these situations. In fact, these skills fly in the face of what most business schools would...
Controlling Trajectories, 4: Befriending The Conflict Dragon

Controlling Trajectories, 4: Befriending The Conflict Dragon

See my previous articles on the first and second skills I believe all business women should have access to. Today we’ll talk about the third: capacity for the conflict game. Succeeding in any male-dominated field doesn’t mean having to play as a man would. It...
Controlling Trajectories, 3: Ally Network Building

Controlling Trajectories, 3: Ally Network Building

Following on from the last article about calibrating our internal guidance systems, the next skill I want to cover is that of ally network building. No-one succeeds alone, and to succeed in business especially we need a strong network of allies. But networking as a...
Controlling Trajectories, 2: Calibrating Internal Guidance Systems

Controlling Trajectories, 2: Calibrating Internal Guidance Systems

In my last article I mentioned the three skills I believe we need to equip every woman with, to ensure she can take control of her career and life trajectory for good. The first skill is mastery in reading our internal guidance systems. The Western world, and Western...
Controlling Trajectories, 1: Leaping Over The “Missing Rung”

Controlling Trajectories, 1: Leaping Over The “Missing Rung”

If you’re a woman in business, and especially a woman in tech or engineering, then I’m sure that the scenes I detailed in my last few articles sounded familiar in some way – perhaps you found yourself in the same situations, perhaps you had female colleagues or...