Author Archives: Michelle Cardinal

What Women Want

According to a recent USA today election poll, women overwhelmingly supported the reelection efforts of President Obama. A few weeks ago during a heated pre-election discussion, I mentioned to a respected male colleague (and unabashed Romney supporter) my outrage at … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

Moonshine on the Pacific Crest Trail

I just finished reading Cheryl Strayed’s Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail – the author’s true story of hiking the PCT from California to Washington. A tale of a woman who, bereft by her Mothers untimely … Continue reading

Posted in Livin' Large

Once A Bully Always A Bully?

While I’m an unabashed Obama supporter, I have thought that Romney probably isn’t a bad guy in comparison to the Bush/Cheney team. I’m starting to change my mind. It will be interesting to see what other gems the campaign will … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

We’ve Come A Long Way Baby! Or Have We?

I’ve been attempting to write about the progression of the women’s movement for weeks.  Each time I sit to contemplate whether women are better off today than they were 30 years ago – something absurd happens in the media and … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

How to Get a Job and Start a Career (Part 2)

In Part I, I covered aspects of how to shape the beginning of a lasting career. I have found that the establishing the proper building blocks early in your career determines your ultimate success. One of the keys to this achievement … Continue reading

Posted in Management