• When You Think, or Others Say, You Are Not Brave Enough
    Sometimes, what we choose to do isn’t because we are letting fear win or aren’t sufficiently brave. It’s worth asking yourself about your fear, and lack of bravery, in the context of when these things arose.
  • Being Polite Can Be Key to Getting & Keeping a Job
    When you were growing up there were likely people around you who stressed the importance of a few simple words–please, thank you and I’m sorry. Read on to learn how to incorporate them in a work setting.
  • Why Deferential Treatment Matters
    Deference is such a loaded word. One of those things that we all want, but so often struggle to give. Deference as I see it is a sign that you’ve been thoughtful and wise. Read on to learn more!!
  • We all need a Career Rumspringa
    How we can show up better for the people we know to enable them to be more fulfilled by their work? Read on to see how we can offer the Rumspringa feel for others.  
  • How Do I Know If I am Doing Good Work?
    Does your work matter? Many of us won’t ask the question of others because we don’t want to appear needy or without an iron-clad motivation in taking on our tasks. Read on for more!!
  • We Often Can't Predict the Impact of Our Work
    First thing to be clear on is that one of the more frequent goals people have in their careers is related to impact. Impact can be difficult to measure for lots of reasons. Read on to learn more!!
  • Perfectionists Need Space to be Awful
    As someone who tends to break their schedule into very detailed units of time and takes most things seriously, I need that reprieve. I build in time for the freeing spirit of the silly or absurd!
  • Are you a Late Bloomer or Have you Bloomed Already?
    The term “late bloomer” comes from botany in reference to plants that bloom later in the growing season. Those who use it do so often lack insight into who we are. Read on to learn more!
  • What to Do if You Were the Runner-Up
    No one says being the runner up is easy. But it helps if you know you gave it your best shot.
  • Dating Show Advice That’s Applicable to Your Job Search
    There are some lessons from dating shows that we would be wise to deploy in our pursuit of work. Here are a few that fit whether you are competing in the pursuit of work, or love!
  • Your Mentors are Fallible
    Many of us hold on to the hope that our unicorn mentor will come along and serve as the Swiss Army Knife of professional advice. But that’s too high an expectation to place on one person. Read on to learn why!
  • The Eternal Quest for Work
    Do you aspire to another role with your employer, want to build your brand in the industry, launch your own venture or just get someplace better? Read on to learn more!
  • Do You Have to Be The Hero in Your Career? Or...Is It OK To Be The Sidekick?
    Being a sidekick is not an easy role for many people to fill. And to do it, you need to develop some self-knowledge. Read on to learn more!
  • Your Life's Calling, Current Professional Goals
    There is this notion that we all have a life’s calling ahead of us. This sets up too many people in a piñata-like situation where they are whacking away blindfolded, hoping to strike the prize. Read on to learn more!
  • Do You Feel Adrift in Your Work?
    For many people it can be years before they look up and wonder where did that time go? You wonder how I got here. And quickly you ask yourself do I have the strength to make a change?
  • How an Optimist Considers and Seeks New Work
    Is your current work draining your optimism? How much is the role you are playing depleting you and making tending to your work or yourself impossible?
  • Put Generosity at the Center of Your Professional Life
    Generosity isn’t a blank check. You can create boundaries to what you are capable of doing now. Read on to learn more!!
  • Does Your Professional Circle Spark Joy?
    Are you embedded in an institution or work independently with a set of other professionals who do work that gives you joy by association? Read on to see why this matters!!!
  • Are You Letting “But” Undermine You Professionally?
    That but, whether it is spoken aloud, or is part of the conversation you are having in your head, is one of our great underminers. Read on to learn how to avoid this response.
  • Who You Are & What You Do: It’s All about the Intersections
    Intersections, especially the major ones, require a heightened amount of attention. As result these can have an outsized role in getting to your destination in the most direct way possible.