GC4W Career News & Advice

How to Overcome The Negatives of Self-Doubt

Overcome Imposter Syndrome: 7 Sneaky Ways Self-Doubt Steals Your Power By Melody Wilding Picture it–you just finished an important presentation at work. By all accounts, you crushed it. Your clients were smiling and satisfied. And your boss even offered you glowing feedback afterward.  Nevertheless, you push away the praise and chalk the performance up to luck or good timing. You…

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Questions To Ask If You’re Considering A Career Change

6 Questions To Ask If You’re Considering A Career Change By Joan Michelson Julie Lenzer, Chief Innovation Officer of the University of Maryland – who is also the former head of the Economic Development Administration under President Obama and a successful serial entrepreneur – just completed her Masters in Machine Learning. She was following the advice she gave on my Electric Ladies podcast…

Why We Still Need Women’s Networking Groups

This Is Why We Still Need Women’s Networking Groups By Robin Buckley, PhD  No, all-women’s networking groups don’t exist for the purpose of exclusion: They provide an opportunity for personal growth, professional development and societal change. All-women’s networking groups have existed for many decades, but over the past decade, there has been a surge in the numbers of these groups. Technology,…

Are You Disguising Anxiety as Ambition at Work?

Are You Disguising Anxiety as Ambition at Work? By Dr. Beth Kaplan Kondonijakos, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor A good friend of mine, Justin, came to me with a problem – he had a boss that he was dying to impress…literally. Justin was killing himself in that slow death we know all too well: staying up until 2 AM every night, perfecting…

Simple Ideas To Help You Make Meaningful Change

Simple Ideas To Help You Make Meaningful Change Heather Cherry—  Significant changes or epic moments don’t happen overnight. And in most cases, those breakthroughs are not spontaneous—instead, they are more of a tipping point. These moments may feel like an “aha moment.” And they usually occur when the ideas that have been permeating in your mind finally get enough attention to dominate…

Female & Indigenous CEO Brings A New View to the Table

By Madeline Hislop Indigenous CEO Shelley Cable was 24 years old when she became the CEO of Generation One at the Minderoo Foundation. It’s in this role she’s been able to spearhead her passion for closing the gap in Indigenous employment into long lasting action. A proud Nyoongar woman, Cable says she often finds herself sitting around decision-making tables, feeling out…