Vulnerability: Important for Personal Growth

Vulnerability: Important for Personal Growth

I spent a lot of time showing how strong and smart I was at work. It wasn’t until we had a little lunch and learn session on a concept called ‘growth mindset’ did I realize what a fixed mindset I had – part of the traits of a person with a fixed mindset are…always...
Stop trying to fit in

Stop trying to fit in

Have you ever been told that there’s no room in the budget for you to attend an industry conference, but somehow your colleagues are going? Have you ever asked yourself why Joe over there always gets promoted even though he seems to have no idea what he’s doing?...
Rejection to Riches: The $5000 that changed my career

Rejection to Riches: The $5000 that changed my career

I’ve experienced many difficult interactions in the corporate workplace. Some, I handled well and others I wish I had handled differently. One situation I’m proud of was when I wanted to be promoted and was told that I had to first get a top rating two years in a row...
Happy (late) New Year!

Happy (late) New Year!

I know the new year started 3 weeks ago, but I intentionally decided to start my year on January 23rd. Last week of the year my son was out of school and I enjoyed being home and doing only what I felt like doing. I ordered in instead of cooking, only made plans when...