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Organizations can thrive by inviting more voices into conversations about who they must become next

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The world continues to change. Technology has made it possible for many of us to work from anywhere and to have a level of flexibility that we could not have imagined 20 years ago.

We are also in the midst of what is being called ‘the great resignation’ with more…


An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Prachi Thakur, the Diversity Strategist at World Women Tourism. She endeavors to make tourism and hospitality more inclusive.

Before meeting Prachi, I have to admit that I too have had less…


Forget the elevator pitch, awkward conversations, and stacks of business cards destined for the garbage can — this is networking that won’t leave you feeling dirty or depleted.

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The idea of networking used to make me cringe. Now, I enjoy it.

What changed?

Well… Everything!

Networking for me used to mean attending events that felt forced. Shaking hands and exchanging business cards over catered snacks and the obligatory glass of red or white — while dodging the inevitable…


An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Yvonne Alston, the DEI Strategist / Culture Cultivator/ Unapologetically Authentic Courage Champion who is the Founder and Principal of Indelible Impressions Consulting, LLC (IIC). …


An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Daphne Subar, who is a law practitioner turned baker and entrepreneur! …


Can self-doubt actually help you succeed?

Natalie Ruiz

Had an epiphany this weekend while reading Adam Grant’s Think Again: The self-doubt and Impostor Syndrome I have fought with my entire life have actually been a SUPERPOWERS.

Because of the nagging feeling that I didn’t belong or wasn’t good enough — which has pestered me for a lifetime —…


What would I tell my almost 18-year-old self if I could talk to her?

Natalie Ruiz

In February, I turned 38.

If you know me, you know my goal age from kindergarten has been 44. I have had a lot of reasons for this being a goal age, including believing I would be old enough to be secure, confident, and settled while being young enough to…


An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney. She is a certified fitness trainer, nutritionist, and holds a master’s of science in psychology. …


An Interview with Natalie Ruiz

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As part of my series about “Powerful Womxn Who Are Changing The World”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Genein Letford, who is an Intercultural Creativity Keynote, Author, and Trainer. She got her start and found her passion for intercultural creativity work when she was working with young children, promising…


Learn and Level-Up, Even While You’re Stuck In An Alien Landscape

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Have you ever shown up on your first day at a new company, looked around, and asked yourself, “Where the Hell am I and how did I get here?”

New jobs can be full of hope — they can…

Natalie Ruiz

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