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.
I’ve had clients describe the feeling of “golden handcuffs” due to a steady paycheck that’s served up with a hefty side of dread.
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 […]
If you’re ready to learn how to quit a job with class, great! It’s so important, in the long-term, to leave your manager and coworkers with a respectful goodbye. It’s also the right thing to do. Before we get to the specific steps, I’d like to share a little story on WHY I’m so glad […]
I have been reading a ton about what virtual assistants do. If you work with a virtual assistant properly, it seems like they can cut out almost any minutiae from your life. It seems like the ultimate productivity hack! Perfect for a busy reporter who’d rather be writing. But, like with so many things, I […]
I gave the advice “Fake it til you make it,” before. I did it happily, borderline smugly even. Usually, I follow it up with a classic career story of mine, which I will now tell to you (Lucky you; Please imagine me smoking a pipe in a mahogany office). Many moons ago, on the first […]