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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Venus Williams is amazing, but you already know that. She’s been a force to be reckoned with for about twenty-three years on and off the tennis court. She has won seven Grand Slam titles and helped boys, girls, women and men develop a love for the game of tennis. She fought relentlessly to secure equal […]
On Sunday at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, American sprinter Tori Bowie became the unlikely winner of the 100m race, making her the fastest woman in the world. She claimed the title in memorable fashion, chasing down and edging out the Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josée Ta Lou by one-hundredth of a second. Her 10.85s speed […]