When a colleague disagreed with me, he called my professional assessment “cute.” And in that four-letter word, he shut me down, negating not just my opinion but my very presence in the meeting.
Senior year should have been smooth sailing. COVID-19 rocked the boat. Now it’s time to navigate a new course.
Why would I do this when he’s perfectly capable of making his own damn sandwich?
No matter your age, there’s something exciting about new opportunities to learn and grow along with the promise of new school supplies.
After finding herself furloughed, a lifelong marketer works on changing her own narrative and helping other women embrace and share positive stories of job search and career success.
If you don’t tend to the daily weeds, they tend to multiply until they take over.
What do I say? What do they want to hear? I don’t even have a story!
You want the job. You need the job. You’d be great at the job!
But you can’t get the job because… you’re too qualified for the job!
Sometimes we see things as we’d like them to be, not as they truly are. That doesn’t mean we should stop looking.
Helping high-achievers take command of the communication skills necessary to grow their careers, navigate plot twists, and build fulfilling next chapters.
I know I’m not the only person struggling with the duality of having both home and school in the same place.
We insist who we are is based on who we’ve been.
But what about who we might become?
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