The “Yes, But” Mentality

As women, we have a lifetime of mixed messages around becoming strong leaders and connecting with our innate talent and personal power. This often results in what I call the “yes, but” mentality. You instinctively know what to do BUT you don’t do it....

What Does Your Body Language Say About You?

Did you know that it takes only four minutes to make a first impression and that body language accounts for 55% of that impression; 38% from tone of voice; the remaining 7% from our actual words? In other words, competence is only one factor in career mobility. Those...

Re-discover Your Inner Child

Whenever I hear people talk about re-discovering their inner child, I have noticed more often than not that it’s about connecting with the innocence and joy of childhood. Usually the quest to re-discover our inner child is focused on incorporating more...

Movin’ on Up

In 1986, an article in The Wall Street Journal by Carol Hymowitz and Timothy Schellhardt first introduced the term Glass Ceiling. The  illustration that accompanied the article showed a woman in a business suit pushing up against a glass barrier. After that article,...

Kayte Connelly, Chief Solutions Officer, Best Principled Solutions, LLC

Kayte is a leadership coach and organizational development consultant with over 30 years of hands on experience in both management and volunteer capacities.  She received the 2008 and 2009 NAWBO Member of the Year Award and the Small Business Philanthropy Award at the...