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How to be heard

Have you ever been in a meeting where you brought forward an idea, but no one listened? Then 5 minutes later someone else brings up the same idea and everyone is suddenly excited about it? And no one remembered that you suggested the same only 5 minutes ago…

Sounds familiar?

Read more on Here is a quick way To Be Heard in my original post.

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Listening to Hillary Clinton

Recently I was in the audience of a conference that featured Hillary Clinton as a keynote speaker.

In her 30-minute keynote Hillary Clinton addressed the gender gap in the tech industry specifically. Quoting a number of statistics showing that women are still not making it to the board room and lamenting the pay gap, she also addressed the cultural challenges for women in the tech industry, comparing companies in Silicon Valley with the Wild West and a locker room mentality.

Read more: An inspiring talk by Hillary Clinton


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Finding balance in life – 3 questions I am pondering

Last week I attended a womens’ networking lunch discussing the topic of work/life balance and how to juggle all the balls in the air.

I find this topic fascinating and disappointing at the same time.

Many of these discussions talk about how to balance having a family and having a career. It’s a fair discussion. However, many of my friends and I don’t have a family or kids and we still struggle with finding balance in our lives. This makes me wonder is the struggle really about work/life balance or are we missing something else in our lives?

There are three questions (or their answers really) that I am curious about:
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