Know Your Non-Negotiables

Know Your Non-Negotiables

How much better would your life be if you could: Make better, faster, more confident decisions? Maintain healthy boundaries and be true to yourself? Feel more empowered and in control? There’s one simple way to do all of that: Figure out what your non-negotiables are....
Managing Up

Managing Up

“Managing Up” Communication & trust, self-management and COURAGE Have you ever thought about “managing up?” The premise is that you can influence and impact your relationship with your boss, in a good way. And since your boss has more of an impact on...
Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

A courageous conversation can change everything Somehow in both my personal and professional life, I seem to have become known as the person who will initiate the tough conversations when no one else is willing or feels able to do it. My loving siblings never failed...
The Networking Poster Child

The Networking Poster Child

An introvert in a networking world Every once in a while, I’m asked to speak on the topic of networking. It blows me away every time. (Ever heard of “imposter syndrome”?) “Poster child” would be a better description than “expert”, when it comes to me and networking....
Who Thrives?

Who Thrives?

The first big layoff . . . and what it taught me I was a young, aspiring Human Resources professional, suddenly faced with the prospect of laying off 80 of my coworkers. Not just my coworkers; these were my friends. At age 28 and just a few years into my professional...
The Pandemic Has Changed Us

The Pandemic Has Changed Us

2 years after COVID shut everything down, the truth is becoming clear. None of us will be going back. I loved my corporate career. The good pay and the meaningful work I got to do, using my best talents, had always made the grueling commute feel worth it. Although...
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