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LEAGUE OF WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT

Valerie Martinelli is a contributing author, speaker, and available mentor and coach for League of Women in Government. See her latest LOWIG articles below.

Valerie Martin, MPA on the Professional Value of Risk-Taking

What Is the Professional Value of Risk-Taking? By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women are risk-averse. However, being risk-averse in your career is the worst thing that you can do. Our confidence grows as we continually challenge and even bet

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail?

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women need to learn how to own it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Fear, discomfort, and anxiety have a way of keeping women from moving forward, including in their careers. When we think of

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unleashing your confidence. Part 1 can be found HERE. Confidence, The Elusive Concept? We assume that we are among women who would

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women compose half of the workforce and earn more college and graduate degrees than men do. Companies employing large numbers of women outperform their competitors. We benefit from having women in government as well

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unlocking opportunities to authentic and powerful leadership. Part 1 can be found HERE. Your Career = Your Identity? Another facet

Powerful Advice to Unlock Successful Coaching Opportunities – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Whenever I receive a new coaching client, one of my initial thoughts is “this individual coachable?” What many may not realize is that wanting coaching services and being coachable are two very distinct concepts.

Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 2

Mentoring, Coaching & Bullying………OH MY! Workplace Harassment and Abuse By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Workplace bullying can be defined as repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one of more individuals, i.e. the targets, by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive conduct that is: Threatening,

Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 1

What YOU Need to Know Before You Become a Mentor or Coach By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Over the past few weeks I have had the privilege of sharing my insights about mentorship for women on a podcast and in

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