When we first approached Geeta Thakorlal about speaking at the Experience Energy GRIT Awards in October, she was instantly drawn to the concept. After all, she’s always believed it takes grit and resilience to be successful in business and in life. Then we told Geeta that GRIT was an acronym for growth, resilience, innovation and transition. … Show more
Crystal Washington knew the value of social media for corporate America early on. But when she approached her boss about utilizing it, he said to her, “You’re cute and you make us a s***load of money. Stick to what you know.” She didn’t. And six months later she launched her own digital marketing firm. Despite her former boss’s remark,… Show more
A question I get asked quite often is, “how do you exercise and eat well when you travel so much?” If you’re in the oil and gas industry, there’s a good chance you travel a fair bit for your work. This can certainly take its toll so to help me stay on track I always stick to the following hacks. Pre-planning & exercise Before you travel, find… Show more
What if all of the people who cared for you, who helped you, who believed in you..hadn't? 9 million kids in America feel isolated from caring adults to turn to. By giving a little time, a little attention, you can help them connect to opportunity - and make an impact on them and our communities.
From LeanIn.Org Mentorship and sponsorship are key drivers of success, yet women can have a harder time finding mentors and sponsors, especially ones with influence. The good news is that we can mentor other women at any stage in our careers, and it pays off when we do. Women who are mentored by women feel more supported and are often more… Show more
Last week I attended the Global Leadership Summit, which once again was an amazing experience with incredible and inspiring leaders. The Summit is an annual event for me as I invest in my own leadership development. One of the speakers was Erwin McManus, a designer, businessman and pastor who always leaves me reflecting on life. McManus’s… Show more