Bad Girl, Good Business

Posts Tagged with: independence

Is There Life After Shoulder Pads? The New Working Mother

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was programmed, from the time I reached middle school, to have a “big” career. And I did it. I reached the C-level in corporate life, worked for major brands, and took no more than nine weeks of maternity leave when I had my daughters. Back then, the shortness of one’s leave was a badge of courage and achievement. […]


Month-End Close: Up 100%

Reading Time: 4 minutes I hated the end of the month when I worked in corporate life. We had the official “month-end close,” during which the finance department would be extremely cranky as they generated detailed reports to show how the company was doing. Then, marketing needed to explain any negative results. (Perhaps that contributed to my fiction writing skills.) Then, […]