To say my daughter, Haley, is independent would be an incredible understatement. I guess that is what you get when you get inspiration for your child’s name from a comet. In the fifth grade, Haley wanted to quit Girl Scouts because she just didn’t … [Read more...] about The Red Hair-ing
One morning just over a year ago, I got that call. You know the type of call I am talking about. The type of call that you never want to get: something is wrong, something is terribly wrong and you must come quick. It was my mom. She had fallen and … [Read more...] about The Word That Changed My Life
As I am writing this today, I have a sick kid at home. Which means it’s not exactly a perfect workday. But it has provided the perfect opportunity to talk about an ogre I and a lot of people meet everyday – perfectionism. Normally, my daughter is way … [Read more...] about Perfection is Overrated, Take it From an Ogre
As a career coach, I spend a lot of time helping people with their "mistakes". There are so many people that feel they have made a professional "mistake", or have been given obstacles or problems that simply can't be surmounted on what should be the … [Read more...] about Celebrating Mistakes
People come to me every day feeling stuck and powerless, without the job they love. Every single time, I find that they are living a LIE. The TRUTH is you are trapped in your own thinking and indecision. I call this type of thinking "TOILET BOWL … [Read more...] about Get Your Career out of the Toilet!
My dad, God love him, was stubborn, loud, often inappropriately fun and he loved attention. Yes, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree on this one. I loved that man, but he gave me the crappiest career advice ever...yep, he did. I came to my dad … [Read more...] about My Dad's Crappy Career Advice