2014 “She Can” Coaching Scholarship Winners!

The 2014 “She Can” Coaching Scholarship winners will receive a four month coaching package valued over $1000. They were selected by a panel of judges who had a difficult job in picking just three individuals – so many women doing such excellent work were nominated! Resources for all nominees (or anyone looking for career or leadership resources) are available here: Career and Leadership Development Resource Page...

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When is fear your friend?

Our emotions have a lot of good information for us, but it’s sometimes hard to untangle what that message is. I’ve noticed two kinds of fear — I turn away from one, but towards the other.  The first kind of fear is a fear of not doing enough, not doing it right, it’s connected to shame. Especially when I was younger, this fear led me to work like a martyr – no amount of hours were enough. This fear made me ashamed...

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“She Can” Coaching Scholarship Judges

  To help pick three women for a coaching scholarship, I invited three of my favorite women with unique backgrounds to help as celebrity judges. I’d love to introduce you to them here: Christina Livingston. Executive Director of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE). ACCE is a grassroots community organization building power for low-income Californians and communities of color. If you’ve heard of the City of...

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Unusual allies for San Francisco tenants – Salesforce?

A recent article talks about how a some tech companies are jumping directly into the fray and advocating for legislation that will protect people from getting evicted as landlords seek to cash in on renters/buyers who make tech salaries. See the article here: Salesforce and other tech companies support Ellis Act Reform. For some really cool charts of and maps of trends in evictions, check out the link to the Anti-Eviction Mapping project below....

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Because of Them, We Can…”She Can” Coaching Scholarship

I’m in love with this photo project from Eunique Jones: “Because of Them, We Can.” Young women photographed as iconic women leaders?! Ahem, there is something in my eye… I remember a moment when I was about the same age as the girls in Eunique’s photos, a moment that is behind my decision to offer a coaching scholarship for women (applications due May 15, apply here: She Can Coaching Scholarship Application Form)....

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Going all in for me and my kids — an open conversation with my saboteur. 

Starting a business moved more quickly than I thought it would my first year and I met my goals with surprising ease. But now that it’s time to really ramp things up, I’m struck with a fear I didn’t know I had. I’m comfortable here on the tipping point, chugging along, but in a way, either going all in, or going back to being an employee – either side of the tipping point feels scary. This is a place many of my coaching clients find...

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