9 Common Pitfalls of Goal Setting (And What to Do Instead)

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Most high-achieving women have no shortage of ambitious goals, but often, despite our best intentions and a true desire to succeed, our goals take a backseat as our jobs, families, friends, and other personal obligations compete for our time and attention. Today we’re sharing 9 common pitfalls of goal setting (and how to remedy them) […]

Don’t Start the New Year Without Doing This

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With the New Year comes the promise of a fresh start and the desire to push our boundaries to become the best versions of ourselves. Take a break from the pace of the holiday season to reflect on the year that has passed and set intentions for the year to come with one of our […]

The Secret to Getting Ahead is… Slowing Down?

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Do you ever feel like you have too much to do and no time to do it? In today’s fast-paced, hyper-connected workplace, this is a struggle that most of us know all too well. The high pressures of a demanding work environment force you to run on autopilot, simply going through the motions and achieving […]

How To Create Your Leadership Brand

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Whether you’re aware of it or not, you already have a personal leadership brand. Everything you do or say (or don’t do or say) communicates your identity as a leader to those around you. When you intentionally define your leadership brand, you’re able to shape the way you’re perceived by others and clearly communicate who […]

You Spoke, We Listened: Introducing Her New Standard

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Exciting news! We can’t wait to share. We’ve grown and with our growth comes a new name – Her New Standard: The playbook for women leaders Over the winter, we received feedback from our clients, as well as fellow experts in the fields of gender equity and leadership development, and we realized we’ve grown beyond […]

3 Tips for Making the Most of Mistakes

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It’s happened again: that great idea of yours turned out to be a big fail. You spent a lot of time and energy on something that went nowhere, which has left you feeling demoralized, frustrated and – most of all – vowing to never let this happen again. But the truth is, it will because […]

Kick Start Your Goals: 6 Tips for Women Leaders

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The start of a new year has traditionally been linked with reflection, goal setting, and – with the right mindset — excitement about a fresh start to a new year. By February, often that excitement has dimmed and best intentions have receded to the background. So before the new year gets away from you, now […]

Relax and Recharge: A Must for Women Leaders

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Do you feel run down or out of control? Well, you’re not alone. Burnout has become a crisis in this country, with U.S. companies attributing over $300 billion in lost revenue because of dollars spent on healthcare bills, missed work days and attrition. Women leaders understand the concept of burnout all too well, and have struggled […]

6 Essential Habits for Women Leaders

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Creating a new behavior or changing a negative behavior that has been ingrained in you for years – maybe decades – can seem insurmountable. But shedding old habits for better ones is worth the effort and is an important step to becoming an effective leader in your organization. What habits are particularly critical for women […]

What Holds Women Leaders Back? It’s More Complicated Than You Think

There’s a lot of focus on women in leadership these days. It seems like every week we see a new study, article or podcast on women’s advancement and the challenges they face. And we hear encouraging stories about women that have ascended to the CEO ranks at Fortune 500 companies like General Motors, IBM and […]