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 […]
Career Barriers: Beating the Big Three
Uncover the three biggest barriers to career development, plus specific tips on how to beat each one.
Should a Toddler Be Watching Bob’s Burgers?
Now is the time to let small bad things happen. It’s the only way to get the big important things done.
Be a Bat. Not a Mouse.
“I can’t do that. I’m not a [fill in the blank]. Have you ever used this excuse? Look to Aesop’s bat when it’s time to grow your skills.
You Are Capable and Lovable: The Magic of the “You-Statement”
The “you-statement” is one of the odder psychological tactics I use to get ahead at work. Find out why.
Why Do We Love Secret Identities So Much?
Do you ever sit at work and think about how you’re two people? Day Job You, slogging away, processing invoices. And Secret Superhero You, who is perhaps, a world-class novelist, cello player, and whiskey aficionado, when not rescuing puppies. I used to think this. I’d imagine how amazing I COULD be if only I had more time to spend as Secret Superhero Me.