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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If You Read an Article About Wonder Woman, Read This One

This can’t be the blog of Lilyotron without me writing about Wonder Woman. I am not one of those people who had any doubts about this movie. I knew it would be awesome. Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman was the best part about Batman vs. Superman. She smiled while she was fighting the main bad guy…

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5 Reasons to Give Thanks as a Woman in Tech

It is the week of Thanksgiving here in the US, a time for thinking about and giving thanks. As such, I’ve been pondering this week what I am thankful for. I have also been thinking about where we’ve come as women in the tech industry ever since the election. The election results spurred a new uprising…

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