In the Media


Glass Half Empty? Here's How To Flip Your Thinking

When things aren’t going according to plan, or life throws an unexpected curveball at you, it’s natural to feel a little downtrodden and discouraged. While everyone has moments of negativity and pessimism, there are some people who can’t view the proverbial glass as anything but half empty.

12 Productivity Tips That Help Reduce Stress

Stress is inevitable at just about every job. Sometimes it is a particular project, a task that has to get done, a looming deadline or even just the technology that you are using. Stress can eventually hinder your productivity, so you want to nip it in the bud whenever possible.

13 Inexpensive But Effective Benefits That Keep Employees Happy

It’s not uncommon to find talented individuals who are consistently looking for their next opportunity, even if they’re happily employed. While increasing salaries or offering bonuses is the conventional method to keep the best talent, not every company has the budget to retain top performers this way.

Most Effective Ways To Manage Your Calendar When Scheduling Clients

If you are like any other busy professional, you live and die by your calendar. You schedule every moment of your life and every aspect of your job. But, when your most difficult clients start to take over your calendar, it can get out of hand.

Our Time Has Come: How To Sustain Real Progress In The Fight For Gender Equality

The past year has been tough. It seems like every day, a new accusation of sexual harassment or assault is revealed. Contracts are being canceled, careers are being ended and new investigations are being launched.

How To Turn #MeToo Into #NoMore

With all the recent media attention surrounding Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby and Roger Allies, to name a few, the spotlight is showing what most of us have known for generations.

I’ve been featured in several podcasts, articles and have given talks around the US. Here is a collection of different media posts I’ve been included in.


Be a Powerhouse: Own It, Express It, Cash in On It.

Your host, Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC interviews Janet Zaretsky on Being a Powerhouse and asks: “What is the most common thing you see that has people undervalue themselves?”
“How can someone who may suffer from a lack of confidence gain confidence easily?”
“Do you have to be a certain type of person or personality to be a leader or can anyone be a leader?”
“How does this relate to having a higher income?”


Leaders Inspire Leaders

Leaders Inspire Leaders focuses on host Koy McDermott interviewing some of the most influential entrepreneurial leaders of today, giving them a platform to tell their inspiring stories that will awaken the entrepreneurial leader that lies within us all.

In this episode you will learn:

– The profound way to build the skill of listening

– The formula to stop following someone else’s dream

– The extraordinary growth opportunity of “Beginners Mind,” and so much more!


 Natural Born Coaches

Marc Mcwhinney, founder of the popular The Coaching Jungle, interviews Janet about changing careers from nursing to coaching and strategies for growing a coaching business.


Blog Talk Radio

Shelly Rice, Founder of Women Who Mean Business, interviews Janet about building a business, the mindset and actions it takes to be successful as well as how to stop sabotaging your success.


Publication Quotes

Success within a company happens as a function of the culture.

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Great leaders are not directing but partnering for success.

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People experience the world differently and interpret what is happening differently…

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What Uber’s Company Culture Crisis Taught Us About Leadership And Management

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“Don’t brag” is the solopreneurs biggest enemy.

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Want Diversity? 15 Recruiting Tactics To Attract A Wider Range Of Candidates

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Published Articles

"Be Powerful: Never Apologize for Who You Are" in Women Who Mean Business Magazine:

Past Speaking Engagements

  • Young Women’s Alliance
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • National Society for Hispanic Engineers
  • National Society for Hispanic MBA’s
  • Avery Ranch Referral Networking Group
  • Westlake Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Catering and Events Annual Conference
  • Texas Courier and Logistics Annual Conference
  • Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Brushy Creek Referral Networking Group
  • Women in Transition Group
  • Public Speakers Association
  • Stella and Dot
  • Austin Home Stager’s Association
  • Women’s Alliance for Leadership


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