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By Carolyn O’Hara The best managers know when it’s time to increase your pay for a job well done. But what if your salary hasn’t gone up in a while? What if you think you deserve to be paid more? Asking for raise is always a...

Flynn Heath Holt Leadership (FHH) congratulates Cathy Engelbert, who has made history by becoming the first woman elected CEO of a Big Four accounting firm.  Engelbert assumes responsibility for 65,000 employees and $15 billion in annual revenue at Deloitte.  Flynn Heath Holt is proud of...

We hope you enjoyed a restful holiday, a recharged January, and are now refreshed and ready for a productive 2015. In December our partner, Jill Flynn, was quoted in a feature article in The Wall Street Journal titled “Women at Work: A Guide for Men”. If you...

Many of you have read our article, Women: Find Your Voice, which was published in the June issue of the Harvard Business Review. As you might expect, this article generated a bevy of comments and conversations from both men and women. One of the most...

By: Diana Faison Going on vacation is hard work.  Never mind the planning, packing, and tying up loose ends at work.  If you’re like me, it takes real effort to let go mentally and allow yourself to “be” on vacation.  On my recent trip to Alaska,...

By: Diana Faison With only the music of the waves, gulls overhead, and children playing in the sand, I stare into the ocean reflecting on my work and my life.  Many of us have been here, on vacation, taking rare quiet moments to evaluate what’s working...

By: Kathryn Heath A very wise person once told me, “The biggest mistake you can make is one that you make alone.” But when you’re smart and ambitious, aiming to be promoted to the C-suite one day, you want to shine and be recognized for your own decisions and...

I have reflected on the concept of sustainability and its role in my life: My eternal struggle to get on top of my life and feel good about it at the same time.  This has been my forever challenge since my teen years. McKinsey in the article “Centered Leadership”...

By: Diana Faison What do you wish all millennials knew about meetings?  I was asked this in response to our firm’s article recently published in Harvard Business Review discussing why meetings matter.  After pondering this for a moment, I replied, “Preparation leads to confidence.”  This is...

Who says women don’t like office politics? Just about everyone: My clients. My colleagues. My mother. The sommelier at the French restaurant I ate lunch at last weekend. They’ve all complained about office politics. Some women claim they are not good at it, while others...