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(In the Trades) Millennials Want to Know – Why Are You Still Hazing?

At the beginning of October I attended the Tradeswomen Build Nations conference in Minneapolis. I attended two sessions, both related to the shocking title of this blog. I was shocked (and still am) to hear stories from women about discrimination, hazing and  bullying on… Continue Reading “(In the Trades) Millennials Want to Know – Why Are You Still Hazing?”

Diversity AND Inclusion

Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter Women in Construction week just wrapped up. I went to as many events as I could. For me, I looked at it as a learning experience to hear the voices of women in construction and the trades. What I… Continue Reading “Diversity AND Inclusion”

Crucial Conversations

I have been reading a book that was recommended reading from last summer’s CliftonStrengths Summit: Crucial Conversations. How many times have you gotten wrapped up in, turned around, left out of or ended up feeling any number of negative emotions because an important conversation… Continue Reading “Crucial Conversations”

Pivoting from “Yes, but…”

How many times have you been a part of a conversation that starts with a compliment of some sort and ends with the a phrase that included the word “but?” If you are like me this has happened to you many times. And at… Continue Reading “Pivoting from “Yes, but…””

2018 CliftonStrengths Summit

I have been back almost a week from the 2018 CliftonStrengths Summit. This is the annual conference put on by Gallup for people who work with the CliftonStrengths assessment. It was the first time I had attended and turned out to be the most… Continue Reading “2018 CliftonStrengths Summit”