How to Achieve Your Goals — Without Losing Your Creative Soul

Ever feel like you’re never getting enough done? Or can get things done — but at the expense of your creativity? I was that kid in the soccer league who failed at defending the goal because I was off in the field distracted by picking flowers. I was always getting lost in my own world, […]

How to Host a Virtual Dance Party

And creating the creativity you want to experience. This year, during the height of COVID I was living in the epicenter – in New Yok City. All around the city at 7pm people would open their windows and break into applause to the essential workers who were coming off of there shifts. I’d been thinking […]

Here’s How I Set Simple Habits That Change My Life and Work

Here’s How I Set Simple Habits That Change My Life and Work

Before I write this piece on habits, I just really need to preface: I am hesitant to write this piece because I worry about it being just another piece of ‘productivity porn.’ You know what I mean—the articles and pieces that prey on our sense of not accomplishing enough. The ones that we stop to […]

How to Win in Your Next Performance Reviews or Negotiation

My recent interview with Bolanle Williams-Olley In my recent interview with Bolanle Williams-Olley, Chief Financial Officer of architecture firm Mancini Duffy, we discussed how to make sure we tell the story of our impact—and our financial impact—in order to build better arguments for our worth, and for the opportunities we want. If you’re about to […]

Looking for Your Mid-Career Mentors?

Looking for Your Mid-Career Mentors?

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There I speak to many women who are feeling adrift in their career. They’re not sure if they’re in the right place, they are feeling lost in their career or business. And many of them have something in common. “I don’t have a mentor,” they tell me.“I used […]

What I Learned from a Three Week Creative Sabbatical from My Business

What I Learned from a Three Week Creative Sabbatical from My Business

Last month I did something I’d never done before in my business. I took a three week sabbatical. To paint. I’d been running my business for about five years and I could feel something coming on — I couldn’t quite tell if it was burnout or something akin…. For me, running a business is kind of like […]

Live with Mia: Where’s My Map with Special Guest, Tamara Roy

Ever put off something that scared you? Even your friendly neighborhood empowerment coach does from time to time.
Last week on Live with Mia, I shared a behind the scene look at my 20 minute strategy to get started on a big scary project that you’ve been putting off.

Guest Blog: Where’s My Map?

Guest Blog- Where’s My Map?

By Tamara M. Roy, AIA Leed AP Early on as an architecture student I started to look for women mentors to provide a metaphorical ‘map’ for my professional life. I thought if I could follow them, I’d learn the way to success. What I found surprised me.   The map I was looking for was […]

Live with Mia: How to Start When You Are Putting Something Off

Ever put off something that scared you? Even your friendly neighborhood empowerment coach does from time to time.
Last week on Live with Mia, I shared a behind the scene look at my 20 minute strategy to get started on a big scary project that you’ve been putting off.

How to Start When You Are Putting Something Off

How to Start When You Are Putting Something Off

My 20 minute strategy to start on that big scary project that you’ve been putting off Ever had something really important and high-level project you have been putting off for weeks? It happened to one of my coaching students when she was gunning for a leadership level job. She hit some progress — she was […]