Of course, it’s an issue at work, no matter how much progress we’ve made. Flirting happens, teasing and testing limits. We’re sexual creatures and there are and always will be sexual dynamics in the workplace. There’s a gender culture clash, and of course, attraction.

Sometimes you get a perfectly balanced…

I knew early on that I wanted to be a career woman. What did it mean to me in my twenties? It meant dressing a certain way, owning a job description, prioritizing my work, earning a salary that would provide self-sufficiency, traveling for business, and, of course, learning constantly.

My…

Do things happen by accident or for a reason? Does it matter?

Freud said there is no such thing as a coincidence, and there’s some truth in that statement. Freud’s student Jung wrote a book called Synchronicity about meaningful coincidence, which seems like an oxymoron but it’s also thought-provoking. Do…

It seems counterintuitive, but your hobby will actually create extra time in your life by expanding your horizons. Remember Harry Potter’s Pier 9.75? Your hobby can be your hidden pier.

Really? A hobby? You might ask yourself where you’ll find the time. But think of it this way: if you…

Normal people start with pilot projects

Let’s say you have an innovative idea, one that you think is solid and interesting. You present it to your boss but most likely he isn’t going to say, “You’re a genius!” or “Wow! How did I not think of that before?” Now, why…

We’re used to hearing about compound interest as a financial term, but it applies in so many other areas as well

As a CFO, I prepare annual budgets and forecasts. I measure and compare them to actual results, updating spreadsheets, and spreadsheets of spreadsheets that are connected to each…

Gratitude & Forgiving Yourself

We seem programmed to remember the negative more intensely than the positive, especially when it comes to how we see ourselves. We review our mistakes and dissect them, hearing the critical voices at a much higher volume than the kind ones. I don’t know why we’re built this way and…

Career tips and career stories from a woman living in the Israeli Hi-Tech planet for 20 years

Many career women I know are underpaid, underappreciated, and underseen. We are diligent, thorough, and even ambitious, but we aren’t used to talking ourselves up. …

Nurit Reder

A leader in Finance in Hi-Tech companies. Served as VP Operations at Wix.com. A passionate writer and avid reader. I aspire to empower women in the Tech World.

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