You must be inspired by your work and inspire others to do remarkable work. I say that as an imperative because life is short. Really short. And you spend so many of your waking hours at work or thinking about work. You must love your work!Read More
If you’re looking for a new job (or thinking about looking for one), chances are you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for. Perhaps you have some ideas. Perhaps. But it’s pretty rare that you know just what you’re looking for.
Last night, I sat down next to a lawyer in a bar in Alexandria, VA. After he finished telling me that he had spent his entire Saturday in the office (a life affirming moment that ending my law career with the LSAT was the right move), he naturally asked the infamous, “and what do you do?” question. “I work at an ed tech company. And I'm a Coach.”Read More
A few months before I graduated from business school, my classmate sent me Sheryl Sandberg’s famous “sit at the table” Ted Talk. I immediately identified with Sheryl and developed my first real “girl crush.”Read More
Yup, my son is wearing plastic bags where snow boots should be. His mittens don’t match (and definitely aren’t designed for the 5 degree weather he’s standing in). And, yes, we still haven’t thrown out our pumpkin (or Christmas tree for that matter). That’s one way of looking at this picture.Read More
Last week, I shared my thoughts on resolutions and the importance of creating small, tangible acts that get you results. Building on this idea of moving from the big and lofty to the tangible and practical, I wanted to share my 2017 theme and an exercise I use to keep it present in my life.Read More
Even though I’ve always been one of those people that doesn’t like New Year’s, for many years, I went through the resolution routine. Usually related to “being a better person.” This was the year I’d volunteer more, not yell at my husband, or be more patient. This could most quickly be seen to fail when I arrived at the gym on January 2nd.Read More
It's a beautiful morning in Charlottesville, VA! For those of you who don't know me, you will quickly learn that I am a morning person. I love getting an early start on the day, GSD'ing before anyone else is up, and getting out for that morning run. So, what better time of day to start my blog than before the sun (and my kids) is up.Read More