When you boil it down, networking is having relationships. Having friends. Then why does the very concept make most of us FEEL uncomfortable? So icky. Are you cringing a little, right now, just thinking about it? For this, you can thank your Social Survival Mammoth. This guy kept popping up, relentlessly, in my mind while […]
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I gathered these inspirational career quotes from some of my favorite thinkers to motivate and support you in digging deep. I hope these career quotes help you figure out your next right step, whether that’s making a plan to ask for the flexibility and pay you deserve, or just finding a way to participate in a more meaningful project.
I played softball from the age of four. You needed to be five. My parents lied about my birthday so I could be with the five-year-olds while my older sister played on the big kid team. You would think anyone who does anything from the age of four is bound to be some sort of […]
Anyone who claims they aren’t emotional about work is lying. Rather than ignore it, romance your career! It will love you back with the things you want.
So many of my clients and I share one thing in common, we are incredibly hard on ourselves. Raise your hand if you are a high achiever with perfectionist tendencies. (Guilty). We tend to disregard all the amazing things we have done as being no big deal. Then we focus exclusively on what we haven’t […]
I took my older son (he’s 4) on a trip to Phoenix to visit family. Our main outing was to the Phoenix Zoo to see this “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” style exhibit called Big Bugs. I’m not into bugs, but we scored a great deal on Groupon, so off we went. The zoo set […]
I just finished listening to the book Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss, and I can’t shut up about it, especially his description of The Magic Email. About the book itself: An ex-FBI international kidnapping negotiator opens each chapter with a crazy-but-true hostage negotiation story. Then […]
My 3-year-old is chatty. It’s just that his go-to subjects are these beautiful, nonsensical ramblings about firetrucks, train whistle noises, Paw Patrol, and our pets. I was shocked the other day when he spotted one of his personal heroes, our 7-year-old neighbor, across the yard and yelled with perfect diction, “Hello Max! It’s good to […]