| How To Deal With Weight Gain
by Lacy Schoen on August 30, 2017. Many women experience weight gain, and beat themselves up over it. In this video, I coach you How To Deal With Weight Gain in a way that maintains your happiness and well-being, and in a way that fosters self-esteem. I give you 10 practical tips to deal with weight gain, and how to love yourself no matter what size you are as well as what things to do to build your confidence as a woman. As my body mentor, Ashley Graham says, "Love is not a number." Neither is confidence. Enjoy, Bestie!
| Interview Series #6 - Nicole Suydam - Women Competing In The Workplace and Leadership Responsibility
by Lacy Schoen on May 21, 2017. Last month, I had the privilege of interviewing a very successful CEO, Nicole Suydam - who is the CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank OC in Irvine, California. In our conversation, Nicole shares her thoughts about creating a supportive culture between women, the importance of creating future leaders, challenges in dealing with women, and how women can achieve their professional and personal dreams. Stay tuned at the end of the video to get a first-hand tour of the amazing Second Harvest Food Bank, serving over 20 million meals to hungry families. Enjoy this great interview!
| Interview Series #5 - Jolynn Atkins - Women Competing In The Workplace
by Lacy Schoen on March 13, 2017. Last Fall I had the privilege of interviewing a very successful professional woman, Jolynn Atkins - who is the Client Experience Manager at MacKenzie Corporation in Irvine, California. In our conversation, Jolynn shares her thoughts about creating a supportive culture between women, the importance of having a "Tribe" of supportive women, emotional stumbling blocks for women, and ways to overcome the perception of being "catty." Jolynn also shares her extensive experience in being offered employment without ever having to apply! (Hint: the secret is in building relationships). Enjoy this great interview!
| Interview Series #4 - Kris Murray - Women Competing In The Workplace
by Lacy Schoen on February 20, 2017. Last Fall I had the privilege of interviewing a very successful government professional and elected official, Kris Murray - who is a Councilwoman for the City of Anaheim, California. In this amazing conversation, Kris shares her thoughts about pay equity and why it's essential for American families, her views on failure, creating a "sisterhood" by example, negotiating pay, balancing humility with confidence, how to let your boss know about the good work you are doing without being boastful, setting goals, picking your battles, finding great mentors and taking risks. This is a 36-minute interview you don't want to miss!
| How To Accept A Compliment
by Lacy Schoen on January 17, 2017. How many times have you felt uncomfortable accepting a compliment? Perhaps you are one of the majority of women who are not comfortable, or are dumfounded by how to respond. The fact is, compliments are much needed in today's world, where folks tend to keep track of the bad in people, rather than the good in people. As women, we can lead the way and start with ourselves. In this video, I share how to accept a compliment and the importance of giving compliments to change the dynamic.
| How To Take Pressure Off Yourself During Challenging Times
by Lacy Schoen on October 5, 2016. This month I decided to get back on camera and share a little bit about my current life challenges and how I'm dealing with them. I did this to show women in similar situations that they are not alone. I also share 7 strategies to get through tough times, while working to minimize the self-induced pressure we often put on ourselves, as women. Enjoy!
| Interview Series #3 - Kate Klimow - Women Competing In The Workplace
by Lacy Schoen on August 11, 2016. Recently, I was privileged to interview Kate Klimow, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Affairs at University of California, Irvine (UCI). Kate serves on numerous Boards and has unique insights into women in leadership. In this video she discusses: