Q&A with Denise Restauri on Defining your 30’s

Ahead of our first NYC event of the year on February 19th at Wix Lounge with Denise Restauri, Leadariser Emily Pease asked Denise some of our burning questions after reading her excellent e-book, Their RoaringThirties: Brutally Honest Career Talk From Successful Women.  Check out Denise’s responses below and if you haven’t already, sign up for our panel event moderated by…

Career advice for women in the digital age

Our latest Young Woman to Watch, digital communications guru Aurelie Valtat joined Leadarise for an inspirational evening to tell us about how she became the woman to go to for online crisis management and strategy and what she sees on the horizon. Aurelie is driving the digital communication strategy of the Council of the EU…

The right place and the right time

The smells of sunscreen, ice cream, and sweaty beach-bound people are filling our nostrils. It can only mean one thing: summertime is upon us. Many people take the opportunity to take a, undoubtedly well-deserved, break from their daily business. My own break is pretty short this summer, but my flexible approach to work, means I…

The Goal Setting Process with Whitney Meers 

Leadarise New York was thrilled to welcome Whitney Meers as a guest speaker this week at the Global Action to Prevent War office located in the United Nations. Last month, Whitney Meers was featured as one of our “Young Women to Watch,” you can learn more about her here. The interactive discussion focused on Whitney’s…

Not any old Library will do

When you meet Anne-Sofie at the Library, you’ll be blown away by the warmth of her welcome and the stunning environment that she has carefully crafted as a unique coworking space in Brussels. The Library is a breath of fresh air, well away from the anonymous office blocks of the European Quarter, set in a…

We’re not all Sheryl Sandbergs

If you’ve been reading about women in the workplace recently, you’ve undoubtedly heard a swarm of people advising women to be bolder, louder and to raise their hands more often. Sheryl Sandberg has become a household name known for her call to action, encouraging women to “Lean In” to their careers rather than sit back….

Micro-abrasion

Any job, whether it fulfils you’re wildest hopes and dreams or just helps to make ends meet, can be a source of great joy or trepidation if you don’t gel with your team. There’s the one who wastes paper, the one who can’t turn on their computer, the flirty one with the way-too-tight trousers and the one who…

Fight for your Right (to Pyjama Party)

Two years ago, when I was still happily hammering away on my keyboard trying to patch together my Masters thesis, I always enjoyed a little morning ritual. Proofreading my previous day’s work, planning what to do on that particular day and starting to read some background material. Just me, books, a laptop, a mug of steaming…