Category: Leadership

I’m going to Automattic to live the future of work

After a little more than four definitive years at Facebook, I’ve decided to leave to pursue a newly created opportunity at Automattic by helping to build out their Product Marketing function. This decision cost me many sleepless nights, as I am grateful to Facebook for not only the opportunity to be a small part of

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Why you need a professional photo.

Just a few years ago, it wasn’t a prerequisite for anyone but the most senior executives, but these days every serious career person needs a professional photo.  And my latest article published on Sharp Heels shares why. “5 Reasons to Invest Some Time and Energy into Creating an Image for Your C.V. and Presence on the

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The “Have Kids, Will Work” Reading List

At lunch last December, a friend asked me to share a list of books that I recommend she read.  She was looking for ones that would help her get ready for the crazy road ahead – particularly working while having kids.  So I put together a list of four “must read” books that have influenced

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Thank you for taking paternity leave.

I was overjoyed last Friday when Mark Zuckerberg announced that he does indeed plan to take a full two months off for paternity leave when his daughter is born.  While he’s not taking the full-time off available to him and any other Facebook employee, two months is impressive for a male CEO of such a

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Why do I write about this stuff? I guess it’s time to share my story.

I’m asked all the time why I write about “this stuff”.  “This stuff” meaning the intersection of being a mother, a parent, and a women in the workplace.  And while I sort of covered this in a previous post, what I’m realizing is that people are actually asking what led me to write about this

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My Interview with 2 Amazing Mom Entrepreneurs! Discover 3 Curious Monkeys just in time for Diwali.

I was invited by DesiList to guest blog about a recent interview with Shuchi Mehta and Shweta Chopra, founders of children’s play company 3 Curious Monkeys.  They are mom entrepreneurs committed to the idea of brining Indian culture into mainstream play.  It’s a pleasure to share their story… just in time for Diwali on November 11th!

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