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Personal Development Women in Tech

The Art of the Corporate Apology

The other day I lost it in a team meeting. Really Lily, you? I know. I’m not perfect. We were reviewing a deliverable that I put together when one of my coworkers started saying that it wasn’t feasible along with some other comments on how I should have done my work. I was expecting feedback on the […]

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Personal Development

A New Take On Mentors

Do you have a mentor or do you try to get by on your own? Do you like to mentor new people at your place of work or in a professional organization? Traditionally, a mentor is someone assigned to you in your place of work. Sometimes a coworker may take you under their wing, becoming a […]

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Personal Development

It’s never too late to start writing: Challenge Update

I’m halfway through my letter writing challenge. So far, I have written about 40 letters. At about 2 pages per letter, that’s 80 pages. Looking at the math, I am doing ok. I have about 80 pages left to write. I have 6 more days to write. That comes out to about 6 letters a day. […]

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Writing Challenge: Write 150 letters in 30 Days

Writing is important because no matter what job you’re in, you most likey have to write. Writing succent, clear messages is an important skill to have.

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Book Reviews Personal Development

Leadership Lessons from Genghis Khan

Have you ever been asked who your hero is? For me, it’s Genghis Khan. Sounds crazy, I know. But hear me out. Most of what we know in the West about Genghis Khan is that he was a brutal warlord. He and the Mongols were a bloodthirsty horde. His conquests were the start of the largest empire […]