The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

I was scrolling through Twitter when I saw this graphic appear on my feed. The quote is from the Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg. I first heard of Sandberg when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she said women […]

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The Day I knew I had a Story to Tell

My dad told me I needed to tell my story as soon as I got back from pitching Doghead Simulations in Beijing, China. He thought it was the coolest thing and not an experience just any budding startup gets. He should know. He teaches entrepreneurship to engineers at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He’s […]

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Getting Real and Telling Stories

This week I finished an eight-week course from Gotham Writers. I took an online class on memoir writing because I think I have a pretty cool startup story. I’ve also been mulling over writing about how I ended up in the career I am and what led me on the technology path. You may know […]

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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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The Booth Babe Dilemma

I recently wrote on Instagram about the perception of women at tech conferences and trade shows. This came about when Doghead Simulation’s CMO, Amber Osborne, received an email referring to her as “David”. In 2016 Amber was ranked as the #2 Top Most Social CMOs in the world by Forbes Magazine. She is well known […]

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