Corporate. It’s a word that means many things to many people. It’s a part of the American culture. If you’re a working mom in the corporate world, it’s a part of you, too.
I’m sure you, like me, may have your buttons pushed every now and then. Over the last two weeks, I’ve had the buttons pushed repeatedly for various reasons. Rather than practice my own techniques of positive self-talk, using my corporate armor or simply walking away from it, I engaged.
Yep, I voiced my frustration in meetings. I vented in cube land with a co-worker. I went out for drinks after hours to “discuss” work. In all these instances, it was the same thing. Complaining. Continue reading