Most people despise the feeling of being unjustly wronged.  Some of us are able to let it go and move on, while others continue to seethe and hold a grudge for years or even forever.  Holding on to a grudge for too long causes those negative feeling which can significantly…

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Most managers agree that it is uncomfortable to deliver negative feedback to an employee and will often try to avoid the task. However, there are secrets to giving constructive criticism that will lessen the blow and help the person succeed which is, after all, the ultimate goal. Reflect on the…

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Our world today involves constant noise and interruptions.  Whether it is traffic and sirens in the city, lawnmowers and overhead planes in the suburbs, the hum and noise of the refrigerator and dishwasher, or the ringing of our cell phones, it is hard to escape the din.  We have become…

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June 10, 2019

The Rewards of Failure

Today’s children have been termed a “failure-deprived generation.”  They have been cushioned from the blow of failure by parents who intercede on their behalf in every area of their lives to prevent the sting of defeat.  These parents complain to teachers when their child gets a bad grade or try…

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Employees are only as good as the boss who leads them. This is one of the reasons that career coaches will often counsel clients to “pick the boss, not the job.” The person you report to has a major impact on your ability to grow in your career and to…

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And The Honorees Were.... The P.O.W.E.R. Awards Gala on May 16, 2019 at The Mansion at Oyster Bay in Woodbury, NY was a true success. Honoring women who make a difference in so many lives and seeing what they have achieved through hard work and dedication is truly an inspiration.  Our…

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There are people during the course of our lives that we rely on to nurture us, educate us, care for our health and protect and fight for our country. May is the month that celebrates all of them. It includes Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, National Nurses Week and Armed…

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About Us P.O.W.E.R., Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized, is an organization which features celebrities, A-listers and everyday hardworking women from different backgrounds, cultures and who work in various industries and professions.  These women are highlighted on our website and in our quarterly magazine.  By connecting with successful professionals,…

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April 22, 2019

The Gender Wage Gap

Women are almost half of the workforce and are the sole or co-breadwinner in half of American families with children. Even though women receive more college and graduate degrees than men, they continue to earn less than men. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in 2018, the ratio…

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There are a lot of people who lament dating over 40, and it’s true that there are some downsides. The pressure to find someone, the isolation of not being in a couple when so many of your peers are, the hassle of having to do everything on your own… It…

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