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Woman: When Will We Be More Than Enough In Business?

The views of Nancy Frederick's blogs represent her own and not necessarily the views of IWLC. Without question, it's complicated being a woman executive—particularly a successful… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2018/09/woman-when-will-we-be-more-enough-business/

Breathe… You Already Are. You Don’t Have to Prove Yourself!

As I a strategic coach, I am involved in the ups-and-downs as well as the in-betweens of an executive’s career. In the midst of rough spots, a common tendency in women is to beat… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2017/04/mindful-monday-breathe-you-already-are-you-dont-have-prove-yourself/

Mindful Monday: A Great Career Is an Inside Out Pursuit… Especially for Women!

When women feel they are not achieving their aspirations, they look to shore up their skills. The assumption is that they must be lacking something. Frustrated they often go back… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/11/mindful-monday-great-career-inside-out-pursuit-especially-women/

'Mindful Monday' - Interpretation: An Alarming Gender Divide

An executive shared the difficulty she had getting agreement from the male leaders in her organization. As part of the coaching, I suggested a check-in with a male mentor was in… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/10/mindful-monday-interpretation-alarming-gender-divide1/

'Mindful Monday': Branding yourself and raising influence in your organization

In your career, you’ve demonstrated competency, yet you feel as though you’re slogging through wet sand all day long. No recognition has come your way. No promotion. You’re still… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/06/mindful-monday-branding-yourself-and-raising-influence-your-organization/

'Mindful Monday': Crossing borders—the biggest predictor of success

In this faster, more hyper-connected competitive world of business, it is not enough to lead from the isolation of only what you know and what your organization knows. Today’s… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/04/mindful-monday-crossing-borders-biggest-predictor-success/

"Mindful Monday": Where Would Your Career Be If You Had Not Listened to Bad Advice?

Over the last 30 years, I have coached thousands of amazingly talented women. They shared with me their hopes and dreams as well as their disappointments and frustrations. One… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/03/mindful-monday-where-would-your-career-be-if-you-had-not-listened-bad-advice/

'Mindful Monday': A cautionary heads up for women

There has been a flurry of recent articles sounding a cautionary alarm for women. It appears some of the words we use—more often than men—are harming us at work. Shannon… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/08/mindful-monday-cautionary-heads-women/

'Mindful Monday': The salary gap; what's a woman to do?

If you have a job and you’re good at it, 2015 is the year to ask for a raise, according to CNN Money. The unemployment rate is the lowest since 2008. The quit rate (employees… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/07/mindful-monday-salary-gap-whats-woman-do/

'Mindful Monday': Women’s innate gift...multitasking

No matter where I travel around the country or what industry sector I am working in, universally executives are troubled by the lack of time they have. I bet you are facing the… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/05/mindful-monday-womens-innate-giftmultitasking/

Mindful Monday: Avoiding career pitfalls!

Let’s take a moment to contemplate what the typical career journey looks like and reveal how to avoid the pitfalls where many women stumble! Success early in your career relies… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/04/mindful-monday-avoiding-career-pitfalls/

'Mindful Monday': The un-rewind-able moments of listening

How great of a listener are you? Do you think you are pretty good—or even excellent? A study of over 8,000 people found that virtually all of the respondents believe they… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/03/mindful-monday-un-rewind-able-moments-listening/

'Mindful Monday': If women see it, they can be it!

Recently, on CBS News This Morning, Geena shared some staggering statistics regarding women in media. The male to female ratio for speaking parts is 3:1. What is absolutely… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/02/mindful-monday-if-women-see-it-they-can-be-it/

'Mindful Monday': The final tips for getting ahead in corporate America

In our last "Mindful Monday," I discussed three of the five tips that will help women succeed in corporate America. Today I examine the final - and maybe most important - two… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/01/mindful-monday-final-tips-getting-ahead-corporate-america/