6 Ways to Build Influence at Your Company (Despite Your Job Title)

It can be easy to fall into the trap.  The trap where you believe that where you’re at in your career or what job title you hold at a company affects whether or not you are influential in the workplace. Believe me, I’ve been there.  When I started my first job in the real world…

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Featuring Lynn Greetis: STEMinist & Co-Founder of Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters

Lynn Greetis is the co-founder of Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters along with her husband, Alex Behrens. Not only does she own her own business, but she also balances a full-time career in engineering, having received her bachelor’s degree in physics and her master’s degree in electrical engineering.  She’s a self-described “nerd” and has worked her…

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13 Lessons I Learned to Live a Life of Fulfillment

“With age comes wisdom.” ~Oscar Wilde  I view my life as my education and my experiences as my teacher. So while some may complain about getting older, I embrace it. I recently turned 31 and since my birthday, I’ve been thinking about how much I’ve grown and expanded my view on life these last few…

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How To Balance A Side Business While Working A Full-Time Job

I’ve genuinely enjoyed being a part of the corporate world and where my career path has taken me (let me just say that not all 9-5 jobs are terrible and soul-sucking). But like everyone else, I have other interests outside of my job. I’ve considered myself a writer since the age of 5 and that…

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Making Your Mark: Building Thriving Career Relationships – October 3, 2019

Learning networking basics is only a gateway to career growth and exploration. ~Tae Yoo As we know, building your professional network is critical to career success. Making Your Mark: Building Thriving Career Relationships, sponsored by Salesforce’s Women’s Network encouraged attendees to start thinking about how to build their network and elevate their careers in the…

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Learning That I Am Remarkable, And So Are You

I am remarkable. Say those words out loud – I am remarkable.  How does it make you feel? Do you feel empowered? Or do you feel awkward and a bit like a fraud?  Imagine being in an environment with people you barely know and saying five reasons why you are remarkable out loud. *Immediately panics*…

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