Press For Progress: Expand Your Knowledge

By |March 6th, 2018|Business Strategy, Career Opportunities, Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding|

  Press For Progress: Expand Your Knowledge One of the most powerful ways to show up for yourself is to expand your knowledge. I truly believe that success leaves clues. One woman's struggle is another woman's roadmap to success. Do you have these three books in your library? If not, you need to grab them. Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office by Dr. Lois Frankel   If you work nonstop without a break…worry about offending others and back down too easily…explain too much when asked for information… or “poll” your friends and colleagues before [...]

My $15K Mistake

By |January 27th, 2018|Business Strategy, Personal Branding, Visibility & Influence|

My $15K Mistake Or So I Thought... One book changed my business and brand. After spending an entire year in a mastermind coaching program with a Million dollar marketing coach and investing quite a bit of $$$ back in 2013, I left the program feeling discouraged and defeated. I had some success with my business. But, the amount of effort I put in (full-time hours plus still working a full-time job and taking care of my family) certainly did not match the amount showing up in my bank account. And, the last words my coach left with me at our [...]

5 Ways To Self-Promote With Grace As A Woman Professional

By |August 28th, 2017|Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding, Promotion|

5 Ways To Self-Promote With Grace As A Woman Professional By Eryka T Johnson   Wish you could self-promote in the workplace with ways that feel natural to you as a woman? Most women professionals may find it difficult to share their accomplishments out of fear that you may sound too direct or perceived as too aggressive. In last week’s article Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land The Promotion They Deserve, we explored several challenges holding women professionals back. As we continue our focus this month on getting promoted, let’s discuss 5 ways to self-promote with grace as a [...]

Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land the Promotion They Deserve

By |August 20th, 2017|Career Opportunities, Career Success, Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding, Promotion|

Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land the Promotion They Deserve By Eryka T Johnson   Growing up corporate in the oil & gas industry for the past 17 years which tends to be male-dominated, I’ve had to work extremely hard to prove myself over and over in order to secure any growth opportunities that not only showcased my value but provided a direct route to the organization’s bottom line. Although hard work is important, this article is not focused on the work. Rather, it’s more about how women professionals can be more strategic with their work and career progression.  [...]