Knowing Your Value

I’ll gently and lovingly ask that again… Do you know your own value? How’s that for a loaded question? Know Thy Own Value. Whoa. Value is paradoxical, subjective and ever-changing. How much do you value yourself? How do we ask to be compensated for our “value”? How do we even dare to put an amount to our value?

March 7, 2013
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I really can't stand the term "underearning".

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot of “underearning” talk. The reason I’m turned off by the term is because I feel it oversimplifies a very complex and nuanced topic. While labeling or naming can be a helpful first step, we need to go further and break open those boxes. There’s some great work out there on “Underearning” (notably Overcoming Under-Earning by Barbara Stanny and Why Women Earn Less: How to Make What You’re Really Worth by Mikelann Valterra.) In my…

May 31, 2012
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