No matter how brilliant, hard working or passionate you are, you will fail at something or majorly screw something up at some point.

I wrote this article because a few friends of mine have recently lost their jobs, and I wanted to share some of the important lessons I learned as a result of a

Can I be honest? I’m not perfect. Sometimes I make mistakes. I mess things up. I get in my own way. And I’m guessing you do too.

Every single one of us has failed at something either professionally or personally, or most likely, both, and often. Of course, no one likes to fail, especially since

The start of a new year offers a great opportunity to start fresh and make some positive changes in your life. Lots of people call these resolutions, but they’re really just a wish list of things you’d like to accomplish. Don’t include too many or you may feel paralyzed and overwhelmed. Make them things that

I have been seeing countless social media posts on things to do in the new year to achieve a more positive mindset and fulfilling life, and they’ve resonated with me as 2019 was a year of major change for me, much of it beyond my control.

They say the only constant in life is change,

I’ve come across a number of memes and posts on things to quit for the new year and they’ve resonated with me as 2019 has been a year of major change for me. Here are some ideas for habits to break and resolutions to make to become a stronger, better professional you as 2020 approaches.

As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s a time for giving thanks for all that we have and all of those in our lives who have contributed to that bounty – both professionally and personally. 

Maybe you’re thankful for your job, your boss, a mentor, a loved one (or several), your friends, your colleagues, your pet (shout

Today is World Kindness Day, and I wanted to repost an article I wrote over the summer when I was going through a challenging time. Please remember that it’s okay to not be okay all of the time. 

It is not often apparent that someone is facing internal struggles. Many people can hold it together

I know all of you are really busy with work, and and you probably feel like there are never enough hours in the day to get what you need to get done actually done while balancing your spouse, kids, dog, goldfish, sick parent, fill in the blank.

You likely have a daily/weekly must do and a would like to do list. I have both of those and unfortunately my would like to do list sits there uncrossed for months and gathering dust because something just has to give.

There are days when I can just respond to the high volume of emails I get each day – but I really try not to do that unless it’s a crisis situation – that alert at the bottom of my screen telling me I have a new email drives me absolutely crazy so that’s been turned off for a long time. I need time to think without interruption, which can be a luxury to get in a fast-paced environment where I work.

If you’re anything like me, you just wish you had more time to read over or edit a piece of your work and make it perfect – but you just can’t – and by the way, it will never be perfect! Because time is of the essence, and like I’ve said before, oftentimes, your good is good enough. 
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