Five Steps to Handling that Dreaded Bonus Conversation

This is the time of year of the dreaded bonus conversation. I sat on the trading floor for 10 years and many times I watched my colleagues walk out of their managers’ offices feeling helpless, “pissed off”, and under appreciated. First, I have some bad news—THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT THIS YEAR’S BONUS Read more about Five Steps to Handling that Dreaded Bonus Conversation[…]

Everyone is doing it! How to stay confident when you have a lot of competition?

You are developing an app? So is everyone else. You are raising money for a hedge fund? So is everyone else. You are growing your social media presence? So is everyone else. So how do you stay confident and keep the conviction that you can beat out your competition? I often like to compare business Read more about Everyone is doing it! How to stay confident when you have a lot of competition?[…]

Four Secrets to Success from Two of the most Powerful Women on Wall Street

Last week I was honored to be the moderator at the NYSSA Women on Wall Street panel. The two panelists, Linda Descano of Citibank and Carla Harris of Morgan Stanley, combined have over 50 years of experience on Wall Street and many great awards and accomplishments such as being nominated by President Barack Obama to Read more about Four Secrets to Success from Two of the most Powerful Women on Wall Street[…]

Hitting Reset for your Professional Image – Kicking off Labor Day!

Can you believe the summer is basically over? Labor Day is just around the corner and work is about to get busy again. This weekend is a time to rest and hang out with friends/family but Labor Day is also like a small reset button for your jobs and careers. While you may be bummed Read more about Hitting Reset for your Professional Image – Kicking off Labor Day![…]

Warning! 5 Phrases you are saying that make you sound like an Amateur!

If you are a career-oriented individual than you probably have spent your entire life working hard to succeed. You went to a good college, built a perfect resume, took exam upon exam in order to add multipleletters to the end of your name such as CFA, CPA, DDS,  MD, MBA, ESQ …. And yet with Read more about Warning! 5 Phrases you are saying that make you sound like an Amateur![…]