A few weeks back, I had an interaction at the Balancing Life’s Issues offices that left me thinking. I was taking out the garbage when I bumped into a coworker. To my surprise, he was taken aback by what he saw. “Wendy! You’re the CEO. Why are you taking out the trash?”
Anyone who knows me well understands how much I love Thanksgiving. It’s pretty much the perfect holiday. There are no presents to buy. You don’t have t…
Photo by: Abby Cole Photography I’m used to being there for the people in my life. The past year and a half have been tough on all of us, and I’ve trie…
Reader’s Digest published my favorite quote from Eleanor Roosevelt in 1940: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” It’s an inspiring…
When you’re pitching your business to the CEO of a multinational corporation, you often have no more than 10 minutes to state your case. That’s why whe…
I’m sick of being called a bitch. Okay, maybe people aren’t using that word as much anymore. But we all know that when you’re a CEO and you’re labeled …
I have a colleague who who kept talking to her partner about how much she missed kickboxing. It was empowering, challenging, helped her with mental cla…
Let’s pretend you’re on a first date. Everything is going great, but then your date leans across the table and asks, “So, what’s the biggest regret of …
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