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Women in Tech

The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I first heard of Sherly Sandberg, COO of Facebook, 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 […]

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Manufacturing Execution Systems

Lessons Learned in Project Management

I originally wrote this post in 2015 after a particularly stressful project. It may be an oldie but it’s still good. Writing down Lessons Learned is an essential part to the end of a project. The best way to do it is to get the team together, and in a Sprint-like retrospective go over what […]

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Personal Development Technology Women in Tech

Reflections with My Mother as a Women in Tech

I’m in Michigan for my annual summer trip home to visit my parents. I enjoy the visits, not just because it means I get a break from “momming” but because I get to hear stories from when my parents were my age. I’ve wanted to write my mom’s career story for the longest time. It’s […]

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Women in Tech

4 Ways Managers can Encourage Women in Tech

There are many blog posts, discussions, and initiatives out there on how to get more women into the tech industry. What is leading these initiatives is a lack of diversity in tech. What I’m here to write about today, is how to encourage women who are already in tech. We not only need to bring […]