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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Don’t let self-doubt stand in the way of your success. Atiya Abdelmalik remembers the offer all too well. As the director of community programs and employee volunteerism for Highmark Health in Pittsburgh, Abdelmalik was asked to be the chief medical officer’s special assistant on healthcare reform. “Inside I was thinking, ‘Who, me? Why me? I don’t know anything about healthcare …

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Christy Uffelman Featured in The Huffington Post

Meet Fierce Woman, Christy Uffelman By J.G. Boccella Founder of www.FierceWomenProject.com, artist, musician, and social-change catalyst.   Christy Uffelman didn’t know me from a can of paint when I asked her if I could include her in FierceWomenProject. But she instantly “got” the project and she was unbelievably gracious and generous. Christy was the first person to say to me: …

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Insight from Women Leaders: Ignore Limiting Messages

What do female Baby Boomer, Gen X and Millennial leaders have in common? Resiliency.  Resiliency is described as the spirit of flexibility, elasticity—a suppleness that allows for quick recovery. When faced with challenges, the women shared stories of how they sprung back from situations without surrendering or quitting. Again, across the generations we heard statements like, “I don’t get stuck …

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What Does Success Mean to You? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

By Mary Shippy   The definition of success has been highjacked by our culture’s obsession with fame and fortune. The original root definition of success from the Latin “successus” is to advance, a good result, a happy outcome, as in to accomplish a purpose or aim. But we now live within the confines of a very narrow definition of what …

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Insight from Women Leaders: Learn From Others and Raise the Bar for Yourself

Women of all ages wholeheartedly shared their leadership journeys with us for our Women Leaders Across the Generations Research.  We hope you’ll download the PDF and read more about the intriguing similarities and differences Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials have encountered on their leadership journeys: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/

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Insight from Women Leaders: Lead from the Heart

Have you given yourself permission to lead from the heart? Women of all ages wholeheartedly shared their leadership journeys with us for our Women Leaders Across the Generations Research.  We hope you’ll download the PDF and read more about the intriguing similarities and differences Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials have encountered on their leadership journeys: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/

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I’ve Been “Should”-ing All Over Myself

Learning to Play Hooky in a “Should Do” World By: Christy Uffelman   I snuck out of work today when nobody was looking. I am writing this post while sitting on my deck, dappled in sunlight, wearing zero makeup and in my favorite robe. And I’m coloring. Yes, coloring. (Apparently as a busy professional, adult-coloring books are the super cool, …

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Insight from Women Leaders: You’re Part of the Team

Yes, you may be the leader, but you’re also part of the team. We love the wisdom women leaders shared with us as part of our research. You can download the PDF and read more: http://alignleadership.com/free-whitepaper-women-leaders-across-the-generations/    

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Where Do You Sit in the Courtroom of Life?

By: Christine Watkins I begrudgingly sauntered into the courtroom with a herd of others who had been summoned for jury duty.  Yes, I am honored and grateful to live in a country with such a judicial system, but I could think of about 873 other things I’d rather be doing.  My number was not called to sit in the jury …

Courtney DeruyWhere Do You Sit in the Courtroom of Life?