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…

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What I Learned from Giving 6 Toastmaster Talks in 2 Months

I’ve always enjoyed public speaking. I thought I was a natural at it. One of my first public speaking moments was during 4H when I was a 4H ambassador.

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Life is a Journey

I have always been up for a life of adventure. I’ve been that way as long as I can remember. Whether it’s hiking through Arizona, jet-setting off to South Korea, or horseback riding through the Costa Rican country side, I am game. I have even applied this way of thinking to my career. In college,…

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A Call to the Women in Tech

Last week I posted a series of topics about women in tech. They ranged from issues women face at work to pieces of advice encouraging participation in tech fields, business, the manufacturing industry, and some of my own personal experiences. I had a great week being included in the Women in Tech community on Facebook and…

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How to Jump-start Your Career as a Woman in Tech

The first thing you can do as a woman in tech is Lean In. Lean In has become a phrase for many women in the workforce. The phrase, intended for women, means to take a seat at the table, voice your opinion and get things done. I picked up Lean In hoping to find a female role model,…

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The Woman in Tech’s Guide to the Internet: Who to Follow, Groups to Join, and Blogs to Read

It can be overwhelming, nerve-wracking, and just plain difficult to find communities to joining and participate in; especially when you want to learn or share your own expertise. Below is a list of communities online and that have local meetups, encouraging people to follow on Twitter, and a short list of blogs to read if you’re…

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