Treat Your Career Like a Bad Boyfriend

Amy Poehler got it right when she said “Remember, your career is a bad boyfriend. It likes it when you don’t depend on it. It will reward you every time you don’t act needy. It will chase you if you act like other things (passion, friendship, family, longevity) are more important to you. If your career is a bad boyfriend, …

Be Honest with Yourself

One of the hardest things to do in any career is to be honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses. Getting comfortable and understanding our weaknesses is the best way to combat them. Identifying areas for growth and addressing them head-on is a great way to clear your path to success. Sometimes you need a coach to help you …

Ask me Anything- Facebook LIVE at Lunch!

I will be Facebook Live at Lunch for the next 4 Wednesdays: 4/15, 22, 29, and May 6th. What do YOU want to talk about? What is your biggest struggle right now? How can I be of service? Hope to see you at 12EDT on Wednesday. No gimmicks. No selling. Just listening, empathy, and actionable advice. Take care and be …

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Woman kicking ocean waves

Too direct. Honest. Aggressive. You ask too many questions. Stop rocking the boat. Why do you care so much? I’ve been called a lot of things. Sometimes to my face. And mostly (which is way worse) behind my back. By other women. I spent my first career hustling for other people’s approval. Despite being told to “just be yourself,” I …

Great People Do Things Before They’re Ready

Happy Galentine’s Day! February 13th is Galentine’s Day. It was made famous, maybe even started by, Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation lure. Leslie Knope is a modern day shero: smart, ambitious, funny, and fiercely loyal. Every year on February 13th, Leslie gathers her squad, goes out for waffles, and showers them with love, attention, and compliments. If you haven’t …