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Before SisterUp I was a traveling working mom, and I’ve dealt with my fair share of Mom Shaming. I think it’s safe to say that we all have probably been on both sides of the ‘mom shaming’. Maybe we talked about another mom’s choice to breastfeed or work. Or maybe the way they are raising their kids. […]
On January 6, 2016, I quit my job. It was a place where I had worked for 15 years. Basically, my entire professional career. But, I knew that my core values of family and relationships weren’t aligned with me traveling 40k miles a month. I was scared, actually TERRIFIED, to sit down with my boss […]
We are our own worst critics or our biggest cheerleaders. We all experience both of these, but I can tell you from experience, I am a lot happier when I am my biggest cheerleader and when I am building self-confidence.
If you aren’t creating authentic connection, you are robbing yourself and others of authentic association that fosters empathy and compassion. This is especially important if you are a brand or someone who is thinking about starting a business. Authentic connection is the key to building a base of loyal customers. I was born a connector. […]
From the outside, I appeared to have it all. I was a successful high-level female executive. I was making the big bucks. I had a luxury company car. I was traveling all over the country on a company expense account, meeting with amazing people. I put the big smile on my face but inside I […]
We can have the best intentions on things but oftentimes LIFE gets in the way. It hands us things we aren’t expecting. It tries to throw us a curveball to strike us out. We originally planned to launch SisterUp in May 2016. But then life happened. Miscarriages, births, deaths, sickness, new jobs, travels, etc. We […]