| Moving Up the Ladder - Venture Mom: From Idea to Income
by Holly Hurd and Tim Muma - Sep, 2015
The traditional working model isn't for everyone, and it can be especially difficult for women looking to commit fully to motherhood and a career. There might be a way to enjoy both. Holly Hurd, an entrepreneur, speaker and writer, shares her experiences and keys to success with Tim Muma on LJNRadio. Holly is the author of "VENTURE MOM: From Idea To Income In Just 12 Weeks," and she brings the listeners insightful perspective...
| Job Search Guide - Strategies for Stay-at-Home Moms Going Back to Work
by Mandy Carter and Tim Muma - Jun, 2015
Finding a new job is often a challenging and frustrating process, but there are additional obstacles if you've been out of the traditional workforce to take care of your children. Mandy Carter, director of social media for CSI globalVCard, gives all the stay-at-home moms (and dads) tips on being ready to jump back into the workforce. Among other items, Mandy tells Tim Muma about overcoming guilt, keeping your skills up to date...
| Employment Notebook - How Great Mothers Make Great Leaders
by Jas Singh and Jenna Connour - May, 2015
In a world of fast-paced, high-pressure jobs, companies are often looking for employees that can “handle the heat.” And who is better suited to handle pressure than a mother? Salary.com estimated last year that a stay-at-home mother would earn an annual salary of nearly $119,000, if compensated for all of her mothering duties. In the workplace, mothers can be just as valuable. Jas Singh returns to LJNRadio to share his insight...
| Management Decisions - Female Entrepreneurs: Achievements and Challenges
by Kay Koplovitz and Tim Muma - Apr, 2015
Kay Koplovitz became the first woman to head a TV network in 1977 when she founded the USA Network. She later stepped up to become the chairman and CEO of the Sci-Fi Channel, displaying her tremendous knowledge and skill as an entrepreneur and executive. She joins Tim Muma to discuss her experiences, what women have to offer as business leaders, and the challenges that still exist. Kay also gives LJNRadio the inside scoop on h...
The Definitive Guide to Setting (and Keeping) Boundaries at Work
by Melody Wilding - Sep, 2015
For you, a standard workday just isn’t enough. Your boss depends on you to be available day and night, and you often bring work home on the weekends. Your colleagues and clients rely on you so much that you plan to be on call during your upcoming vacation, despite your desperate need to unplug. And maybe you’ve been asked to fly across the country on a few days’ notice so many times that you don’t even bother unpacking your su...
3 Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back From Negotiation Success
by Melody Wilding - Sep, 2015
If you’ve successfully started your own business, decided to go freelance, or work at a startup, you’re used to rolling up your sleeves, working hard, and doing whatever it takes to get things done. But when it comes to negotiating, do you still freeze up or freak out? If you find it hard to approach investors, raise your rates, or talk about money and contracts in any way – you’re not alone. Thought traps women have abo...
Fear Can Keep a Professional Woman from Succeeding
by Connie Pheiff - Aug, 2015
As professional businesswomen, we sometimes have to prove ourselves and our ability to do the job just as well, if not better, than a man. I’m not a man beater, however, the road to success for us can be long, with many bumps to slow the process of our professional progression. There is one very important thing that can slow, or even completely stop, our journey to success. Fear! Our own fears can either make, or break the fut...
4 Steps to Visualize Your Career Goals
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Aug, 2015
There are times in your career that job search may seem like boot camp, where you follow your sergeant's orders unquestioningly. You just do what they tell you and trust they will guide you to the right destination. You go along fine for a while, blindly letting others navigate your way from mile marker to mile marker, and from career city to career city. In fact, outsourcing the job of job search may feel calm, as you are...
Enjoying Regular Downtime Makes You More Productive
by Beverly Jones - Aug, 2015
One of my first coaching clients, who I'll call "Jake," was a workaholic lawyer. Jake was ambitious and said he hoped a short series of coaching sessions would help him spot ways to make his thriving law practice even stronger. Because Jake wanted to become more efficient, we spoke at length about how he managed his time. His work style was to put in long hours on billable projects, and avoid "wasting time" on law firm ma...
Emotional Anorexia: Are You Starving Yourself While Striving Towards Your Career Goals?
by Mindy Thomas - Jul, 2015
I don’t know whether you agree, but I think there is always a cost to leveraging your career in the workplace. I’m talking about the emotional, physical, spiritual, or just plain psychological toll that we pay when we push to achieve our career goals and delay gratification in other areas of our lives. The answer to whether you are starving yourself on any these levels lies deep within you. You and I both know that, in many...
Do You Live to Work or Work to Live?
by Carole Kanchier - Jul, 2015
Surveys suggest most who won lotteries would continue to work. Would you? Do you live to work or work to live? Or, do you have challenges separating the two? If you work for a paycheck, you probably work to live. If you're engrossed in enjoyable activities, you might live to work. Separating work and non-work activities suggests you may strive for balance. Many, who have made contributions to humankind, have been a...
5 Ways to Get Your Life Back When Work is Super Busy
by Melody Wilding - Oct, 2014
We’ve all been there: A big project comes up that’s super important to your company (and your career), and it quickly becomes an all-hands-on-deck situation. Work shifts to priority number one, leaving everything else in your life to fall by the wayside. Suddenly, you’re clocking 12 hours at the office every day, responding to emails from home at all hours of the night, and fighting off the million to-dos running through yo...
A Blueprint for Telecommuting Success
by Jill Kurtz - Jun, 2014
Our roads are congested, gas prices are high, and internet access is just about pervasive nationwide. Despite these realities, most jobs still operate under the 40-hour butt in an office seat model. There is a Federal law that allows for telework and the President has just issued a memo calling for more telework options. But many organizations seem reluctant. People can work effectively from remote locations but the busines...
What Can Women Learn From Men?
by Dorothy Montgomery - May, 2014
My radio show, Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Going Beyond Expectations focuses on the “inner” glass ceiling-those limiting mindsets and beliefs that women hold on to that keep us from having the career and life we deserve. Every week I interview amazing women who have played by the rules, overcame adversity, and thrive in their careers. What I find interesting is that we all face similar issues: balancing the numerous demands...
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