19 08, 2019

Jen Seltzer Stitt: Moving Past Imposter Syndrome

By |2019-08-20T09:58:02-07:00August 19th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|Comments Off on Jen Seltzer Stitt: Moving Past Imposter Syndrome

Most women I know suffer from imposter syndrome at some point in their career. We ask ourselves, “How did I end up at this meeting?” or “How did I get this speaking engagement?” There is an inescapable voice in our heads that whispers, “I don’t deserve to be here.” I know I asked myself those [...]

16 07, 2019

Cristine Salazar: To Have a Successful Life, Make Yourself a Priority

By |2019-07-16T11:33:01-07:00July 16th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Like many of you, I have worked hard in my personal and professional life to have a better future not only for myself but for my family. I’ve spent endless and tireless nights studying and working all while trying to dedicate time for my family, myself and maybe squeezing in some sort of social life [...]

3 05, 2019

Cidne Christensen: Stop Working On Vacation

By |2019-05-13T20:06:09-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Working on vacation; we all do it. Technology has made it so you are now available 24/7, thanks to cell service and Wi-Fi. Prior to the invention of the BlackBerry, people successfully went on vacation without their workplace blowing up. With landlines and no email, our technologically inferior ancestors successfully went on trips and took [...]

5 04, 2019

Haley Kirkpatrick: Overcoming Fear in the Workplace

By |2019-04-08T08:28:53-07:00April 5th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Here I am, sitting across from a man who could be my Dad in an important meeting. A meeting where he will decide if he’s keeping his business with our company or not. It’s my responsibility to make him feel confident with his choice to stay with us based on my knowledge, expertise and experience [...]

14 01, 2019

Nancy Pearce: Powerful steps to improve employee engagement

By |2019-01-16T11:57:42-07:00January 14th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace Report, only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs--meaning that they are emotionally invested in committing their time, talent and energy in adding value to their team and advancing the organization’s initiatives. The current business environment and organizations across the globe are faced with more [...]

13 12, 2018

Cidne Christensen: Brave and Bold – Helping Uplift Young Women Leaders

By |2018-12-13T10:49:52-07:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

This midterm election cycle Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was elected the youngest woman ever to the U.S. House of Representatives. In comparison, since 1950 there have been 27 men who were 30 or younger when elected. Before even taking her oath of office there have been reports of Ocasio-Cortez being confused for an intern or spouse, as [...]

2 10, 2018

Cristine Salazar: Success is not accomplished alone

By |2018-10-02T16:54:36-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Shortly after graduating high school I started working for my family's business, which meant my father was my boss. I’ve always jokingly said he was the worst boss I have ever had, but that’s only partially true. He pushed me to see my own potential. He challenged me, corrected me, inspired me but most importantly, [...]

16 08, 2018

Sherry Weaver: Give Feedback that Builds Trust on your Team

By |2018-08-16T12:47:44-07:00August 16th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|1 Comment

"If you can't say something nice, don't say nothin' at all" - Thumper, Disney's Bambi I can’t be certain when I first heard this adage, but I can say for sure, I was young, and I heard it often throughout my life. The above quote was stated after Thumper innocently said he thought “Bambi” was [...]

20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-23T11:21:12-07:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

There has been a recent voice of progress, with many businesses pledging a higher commitment to key values of inclusion and diversity amongst their workforce which includes elevating women in leadership roles. As businesses continue to progress it has been proven that a diverse workforce is profitable for all stakeholders. According to a recent Forbes [...]

18 06, 2018

Lori Williams: 4 Things my Grandmother Taught me that Women in the World need Today

By |2018-06-28T10:34:19-07:00June 18th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

In reviewing suggested topics from the Business Women’s Forum participants survey this year, one stood out to me: women we need in the world today. Recently, there’s been more trending in the news and media regarding equality, the wage gap and empowerment. In light of these things, I’ve been thinking about my late grandmother’s [...]