Category: Blog Post

  • September 26, 2021

    Stop With “How Are You?” and Start Being Intentional with Your Small Talk

    Do you often feel tongue-tied when trying to make conversation in meetings? Do you struggle to find genuine connections with fellow associates or bosses? The key to small talk is what you start with. So many women in tech are missing out on opportunities for…

    Read More
  • September 14, 2021

    Get Promoted by Making Small Tweaks in Communication

    Your boss is busy. Your boss’s boss is busy. Chances are they get hundreds of emails weekly, all from different employees who are also trying to get ahead in their careers. If you want to stand out from your competition, you need to make sure…

    Read More
  • August 22, 2021

    Are You Talking Your Way Out of Success? 5 Steps to Boost Your Confidence and Improve the Way You Talk to Yourself

    Your words are incredibly powerful. If you’re constantly saying things like “I can’t do it” or “I’ll never get my career to where I want,” you may be sabotaging your future. The way you speak about yourself is what you’re projecting into the world. Your…

    Read More
  • August 9, 2021

    Is Your Boss Not Advocating for You? What to Do and How to Successfully Advocate for Yourself

    Having a boss who doesn’t advocate for you can feel incredibly detrimental to your long-term career. When you have a boss who doesn’t bring up your name for promotions or give helpful feedback, they are essentially stunting your growth, even if unintentionally. If you are…

    Read More
  • July 24, 2021

    Update Your LinkedIn and Unlock a World of Opportunities

    I’m going to let you in on a little secret to getting ahead in the tech industry. Treat yourself like a brand. Like any good brand, you need a web presence where people can go to learn about you. You need your own professional digital…

    Read More
  • July 12, 2021

    Start Saying ‘Yes’ to You and ‘No’ to What Doesn’t Help You Grow

    Do you often feel like you’re biting off more than you can chew? Like no matter how many tasks you complete, you’re still always falling behind? We’re constantly encouraged to take on new projects and duties with the encouragement that it will help us get…

    Read More
  • June 27, 2021

    Feeling Burned Out? Don’t Quit, Pause Instead

    Are you feeling like you’re overwhelmed and running on fumes? Do you feel like throwing it all in and quitting just to give yourself a break? Instead of quitting, consider taking a pause. It’s actually something I’ve done repeatedly throughout building my own career. Intentional…

    Read More
  • June 8, 2021

    How To Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable: Do the things that scare you in order to excel in your future

    As you continue to look for ways to move your career forward and get ahead, it’s time to step out of your comfort zone. When I say this, I’m talking about pushing through the things that scare you and taking calculated risks in order to…

    Read More
  • May 24, 2021

    It’s Never Too Late to Change Careers: Start Living the Future You Want Today

    Are you ready for a chance of pace? Have you been feeling stuck at a dead-end job? Or maybe you’re just ready to switch things up, but don’t think it’s possible? Inspired by Tracy’s story in my last blog post, I felt compelled to write…

    Read More
  • May 10, 2021

    Real DevelopHers, Real Results: Tracy

    I created DevelopHer and the DevelopHer membership to help women get ahead, stand out, and earn more in their tech careers. And I love it when members of the DevelopHer community reach out and share their own success stories with me! This week I want…

    Read More
  • April 26, 2021

    The Myth of Overnight Success (And What It Actually Takes to Become Successful)

    We’ve all heard of the term overnight success. It’s a saying that society loves to throw around whenever someone seems to rise to the top suddenly. The truth is, though, that being an overnight success is just a carefully crafted narrative. Behind every ‘big break’…

    Read More