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Shifting Focus to the Good

I was just reading an article posted on Linkedin about the tendency women have to take on feelings of failure — to not see a bump in the road as an opportunity for growth.  You can’t really blame any of … Continue reading

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How Good Are You At Marketing Yourself?

With all the information that we take in everyday, it’s difficult to get a word in edgewise – so to speak.  And yet unless people know what you contribute at work, all the effort you put in can pass unnoticed … Continue reading

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Can Politics Be Learned?

I’ve been asked this question many times.  And also about persuasion, which I have studied and taught even longer.  I learned long ago that all the persuasion strategies in the world are useless if you don’t understand the political climate … Continue reading

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A Different Slant on “A Fighting Chance” — A Bracing Dose of Reality for Women

The blog below was published today on the front page of Huffington Post.  Like the war stories blog posted yesterday, on Big Think, it’s about Elizabeth Warren’s new book, A Fighting Chance and why it’s a bracing dose of political reality … Continue reading

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Crying at Work — The Topic That Keeps Coming Back

When you’ve been around for a while, especially studying communication and leadership, you know that the topic of crying at work isn’t about to go away any time soon.  It’s a form of emotional expression that worries women in particular … Continue reading

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The Politics of Academia — The Life of an Adjunct Professor

Tonight on PBS Newshour the story of a California adjunct professor, Arik Greenberg, will be discussed.  Also, here is the story posted on the Newshour website and an excerpt: Adjunct professors now make up half of all college faculties, and … Continue reading

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How Many More Tragedies Before We Address Serious Mental Illness?

(This blog was posted today at Huffington Post.  It’s amazing how little most of us know about mental illness.  Until it hits our families, and from the statistics the likelihood is reasonably high, we turn the other way.  Perhaps that’s … Continue reading

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Questions Women Need To Ask About Politics At Work

This morning I was reminded by a tweet from Nantucket blACKbook that some things you need to be a bear about repeating.  When it comes to women knowing more about politics at work, that’s definitely the case.  So, my thanks … Continue reading

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Looking for “Tutorials for Women”?

If so, go to the right column of this page and click on “Categories.”  You’ll find it and other topics there.  Thanks for dropping by,  Kathleen

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New Interview on Shadow Campus with Hosts of A Couple of Writers

Debbie and Ron Tracy of A Couple of Writers just posted this interview with me about Shadow Campus and the writing of it.  Hope you enjoy it.  Happy New Year!

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