Sifting Through and Accepting Criticism

Sifting Through and Accepting Criticism

Everyone’s a critic. We live in a world where it seems that everyone has an opinion about you and what you are doing. But because even well-intentioned advisors and critics are not always on target, it can be difficult to decide which advice or criticism is worth your while. So how do you go about […]

Stop Deflecting

Stop Deflecting

There’s a horrible habit that I’ve noticed that women practice on a regular basis, deflecting. Time and time again when compliments and praise are being handed out we suddenly become star running backs blocking tackles left and right on the way to snatching a cool 6 points… We don’t know how to accept compliments. We […]

The ABCs of Professionalism

The ABCs of Professionalism

My method for deciding if an action that I am contemplating is acceptable for the workplace, is asking myself, “Would my mama approve?” If she wouldn’t, then I can’t do it. If your behavior would embarrass your mother or your grandmother then I shouldn’t do it at work. Figure out a different way to handle the situation, Sis.

6 Common Mistakes Women Make in Our Careers

6 Common Mistakes Women Make in Our Careers

know, I know…you’re so busy trying to get home to your real friends, your families and other obligations that you just don’t have time for those boring, corny conversations with those people you work with.

How to Invest in Your Career Development

How to Invest in Your Career Development

Beyond working hard there are things that you can do to invest in your career development and growth, to diminish the possible impact of the “isms,” and turn yourself into an industry boss.

How to be a Badass Woman at Work

How to be a Badass Woman at Work

For many working women it is often difficult to build the confidence and courage needed to speak up in the office. Whether it’s making a suggestion about how the office is run, having access to equal pay or fair treatment, or handling misconduct from colleagues, women often have a difficult time finding and using our […]

Women Are Blazing Trails in Sports

Women Are Blazing Trails in Sports

In my approximately 18 years of playing sports, I have never been coached by a woman.  Though shocking, my experience is not uncommon. With women making up only about 40% of coaches in college and only 27% in youth sports, there are countless female athletes who never had the opportunity to be coached by a […]

Network Like an Athlete

Network Like an Athlete

If you haven’t heard, GladiatHers® has partnered with Rep & Brand to bring you the 2nd Annual GladiatHers® Women in Sports Mixer. Last year was amazing, but this year we’re taking things up several notches. We’ll have a panel of experts from the sports industry, free (yes, you read that correctly) headshots, food, an open […]

Looking Outward for Your Purpose

Looking Outward for Your Purpose

What is my purpose? Why am I here? What should I be doing? This can’t be all there is, can it? These can be some daunting questions to answer but it’s wonderful that you’re asking them because your life really does depend on it. Whether you find personal fulfillment, your quality of life and the […]

WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO KNEEL FOR?

WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO KNEEL FOR?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re well aware that the President of the United States and the National Football League are engaged in a war of words and demonstrations. This civil war of sorts has its roots in the non-violent protest of NFL free-agent Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. Last year Kaepernick began protesting the […]