Author: Cindy Gordon

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Life is filled with things to stress about. While this emotion is not specific to women, it sometimes feels like women can get easily overwhelmed by stress. Stress occurs as an offshoot of the different situations we encounter. Over the past few months, we have definitely...

The past three months have been incredibly challenging on a variety of levels. It has been laced with uncertainty about the strength of our businesses, the health of people we care most about, and our personal financial stability. For many, uncertainty still lingers. This uncertainty...

We all do it. We draw assumptions about a situation based on a story, life experience, or self-protection mechanism we have created from our past. We draw assumptions about certain things, like why we shouldn’t call someone, why we didn’t get a new client, or...

I love our Reflection Friday open forum conversations because I never know where they will take us. They always provide some new perspectives and insights for me. Our small gathering of women this week didn’t let me down. The conversation was rich, thought-provoking, and filled...

What is happening around us is something we have never experienced before in our lives and hopefully will never go through again. It has sparked emotions and a new norm that has physically separated us, scared us and thrown us into a level of uncertainty...

We all struggle to create new habits in our life. We jump into with excitement and vigor, only to see the enthusiasm fade away when we realize the struggle. Even though we know how beneficial the new habit would be, our protective mechanisms kick in...

I always look forward to our Reflection Friday call. Our conversations bring new insights and challenge our old perspectives. As women, we’re quick to take on so many responsibilities. We’re superwomen! We can do it all (cheers and rah, rah for us!). We are quick to...

I never set New Year resolutions because they don’t work. Change takes some level of self-discipline, which doesn’t automatically come because of an artificial new beginning – i.e. the start of a new calendar year. Self-discipline comes from a deep desire for something to be...

Simon Sinek said, “Time is our most precious commodity”.  This couldn’t be truer for professional women. We are pulled in many directions between our personal and professional lives. Between the demands of family and business responsibilities, it’s sometimes a miracle we retain our sanity. So,...