Work-Life Juggle

Lessons Learned From An Awkward Date

Last week I went on a date that derailed. There was a moment or two I wished a door would appear out of nowhere just so I could run away.  And yet? I’m glad it happened. There’s a lesson in everything.  To give you a little context, my dating life is important to me right now. […]

On Superhuman Surrender

Last week I had the wildest experience of my life at the beach — and I wanted to make sure I shared it with you right away. With our big launch edging ever-closer, I’ve spent the past month or so stuck inside and glued to my laptop, and last week I was officially worn out. […]

Superhuman September Part 2: Your 5×5 Plan

Welcome back! I want to start this blog post by addressing something: I know it might feel like the world is spiraling further and further into turmoil right now. Between storms, political motions here in the U.S. turning the clock backwards on equality and our understanding of our shared humanity, and dark clouds of conflict […]

Secrets of a Superhuman September Part 1

About six years ago, I hit on a concept that still feels totally true for me: September is the new January. I was so excited about it at the time I named a workshop after it, and while I’ve seen it  used a few other places since, it still holds water. … But what does […]

Superhuman Health Recap! (And a little confession.)

A few weeks ago we wrapped up my Superhuman Entrepreneur series, where I sat down with my personal team of doctors, and dished the details on my road back to health after burnout. However, as the saying goes, though: All things must come to an end. That’s why I wanted to take some time to […]

Eat Your Way to a Happier, More Productive Day

Welcome to the 5th and final episode of Superhuman Entrepreneur, a video series on She Takes on the World TV where I’m interviewing my fantasy team of doctors who help me stay energized and healthy – mind, body, and soul – even when things are crazy in my business. (Haven’t checked out the rest of the […]

How to Avoid Overachiever Burnout

One of the things I’m most proud of as an entrepreneur is my ability to really go hard after, and achieve, my goals. But (surprise surprise) that’s a mixed blessing. It turns out my ability to push myself at high levels can result in some serious repercussions for my health! Can you relate? For example, […]

Six Tips to Stress-Free Business Travel

This may sound ironic but a travel nut like me finds business travel stressful. Early in my career as a journalist, I thought that traveling for work was a means to score free trips. I always wanted to travel but since I could barely survive with my tiny paycheck back then, I was always trying […]

Wanna Be Successful? Make a Do-Not-Do List

“Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.” — Steve Jobs As women entrepreneurs, we often take on more than we can handle. Often the “to-do” lists from projects, family schedules, home, business, clients, staff, etc., can bury us. However, when I finally learned to make a Do-Not-Do list, I […]

Chevy Volt Engineers Answer: How Do You Manage a Work/Life Balance?

Looking for work/life balance? Aren’t we all? Below are three phenomenal female engineers (and moms!) on the Chevrolet Volt team who are creating a work/life balance that works! These ladies not only play a pivotal role on the innovative new electric plug-in vehicle, but they also play an integral role in their home-life. So, we asked them: How do you balance work/life?

The Pawsitive Effects of Animal-Friendly Workplaces

Research studies by companies like Purina indicated that having a pet in the workplace is not only entertaining, but also beneficial both in terms of productivity and employee well-being. Not only will your employees be happier, but it’s believed that they’ll also work harder and stay on task longer when pets are a permanent part of the workplace.

August 26, 2010: Women’s Equality Day

Image courtesy of Shutterstock August 26 officially marks 90 years since American women have been allowed to vote. Most anniversaries are nostalgic, with the news media hauling out newsreel footage from their archives to give viewers a glimpse of a world they barely recognize. But for women’s equality, how different are things than they were […]

Creativity is Just a Coffee Shop Away

Image courtesy of Shutterstock As much as I love working from my home office (working in your pajamas has its perks), there are times when I simply can’t do it. I don’t know if it’s the fact that I can see our backyard pool from my office window, but there are just times when I […]

Rockin’ Women go Tweet, Tweet, Tweet

I’ve already covered how to Ping out tweets or FB status updates simultaneously and how to keep track of your LinkedIn network connections with a CRM. So, this article is for the business women who STILL resist my rants to tweet.

Are You Happy? A Personal Exploration of Women’s Declining Happiness

This is the first post by She Takes On The World’s newest contributor, Molly Castelazo of Castelazo Marketing Ltd. Read more about Molly here. A couple of weeks ago Marcus Buckingham wrote in the Huffington Post about a study showing that women today are less happy than in 1972.  Men, on the other hand, are […]