Tag: career

On Fitting In

Have you ever done something ridiculous to fit in? One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon is to watch Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday while cooking dinner or milling about the house. I love most of the guests and stories, but my favorite episode ends with

What are you drawn to?

This week I was approached by someone looking for advice about how to make a career pivot. When someone says a pivot, I hear “this place is sucking the life out of me, and I need to find something else to do where I actually feel happy to get out

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Where you been, girlfriend?

I love writing, and yet I have been absent from the task for a couple of months.  Honestly, I feel like I am in a cavernous creative rut these days.  I think it’s just because I have been so busy. So many things have been going on. My husband started

What Lights You Up at Work?

What special things light you up about your business? I mostly dwell in the solo activities of writing and looking stuff up.  (Which I love by the way!) But the other 40% of my job requires me to interview strangers, write about the intimate details of their business, edit their

What do you want from your career?

What do you really want from your career? Is it fame? Is it fortune? Is it making a difference in another person’s life? What is the thing that gets you out of bed even on the hard days? For me, it’s simple.  Show me the money. Sounds kind of cold

Words Matter

You are the words you say to yourself.

The Angry Caregiver

8/9/2018 This is going to deplete me. I don’t have the luxury of not working. I still have to manage my projects, source new leads, and reach in deep to find the creativity I need to finish my work. All while I take care of the house, cook, shop, manage

12 Things that Freelancing Taught Me

My little business of one is on the come up. It’s exhilarating and sometimes terrifying! But, I *LOVE* what I do.  And I’m glad I took the long way here.  When people ask me how I became a writer, they expect me to say that I was an English major

Are we Going to Hell in a Handbasket?

My younger sister, Adrianna, and I don’t live in the same town, so when we do get together, it is not uncommon for us to get into some deep conversations.   We were sharing drinks one night, and she asked me if I thought the present is better or worse

Don’t invite me to your women’s only event.

(I don’t own this image.) Ok – this is probably going to piss some people off… I don’t participate in women’s only business events. I don’t think there is anything wrong with women doctors, CEOs, engineers, or techies. What I do have a problem with is that we feel the need

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