16Jul

Your Career Reality Is Not As It Appears

A few years ago, my husband and I were invited to a holiday party by a couple that we did not know well. But heck, it was a party so we went.This couple seemed to have it all together. They drove nice cars, had a large house in a nice...Read More

9Jul

A Simple Formula + 10 Mantras for the Career and Life You Love

I started my career as a computer programmer which might be why I'm a sucker for a formula.  I think I have figured out a formula for having a career and life you love and a technique to keep you on track.  Your thoughts + Your...Read More

2Jul

Your Most Important Career Move - Move Towards the Light

I have a plant in my family room that is a most unusual shape.The pot is about 4 feet away from the top of the plant.Because the plant can’t help itself.It must move towards the spot that allows it the most access to the light.The...Read More

25Jun

If your job asked you to marry it would you?

I am taking a certification course online through Cornell University. In the first section of this course we are talking about employee engagement and what that means and does not mean.The instructor gave a very funny example that I thought...Read More

18Jun

A Counterintuitive Solution to Having a Successful Project

I’m currently helping lead a fairly significant volunteer project.  It is 90% successful and 10% challenging.  Most would consider this 100% successful but not me. The problem is that I have found myself...Read More

11Jun

Career + Life Imitating Movies

I recently made a decision that some might consider a bad parenting move.The actual decision is between my daughter and myself and not necessary to the story but suffice it to say I did not suggest she explore the world of psychedelics or...Read More

4Jun

The Spiritual Solution I Learned From My Son's Gaming Obsession

My 20-year-old son and I were watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs.When the game finished another show came on that my son said was eSports.I had never seen a TV show like this before and my son and I were instantly riveted.eSports,...Read More

25May

Turning Career Potential into Career Accomplishment

I was looking through my copy of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will,  by Sheryl Sandberg for some stats on women in tech that I will be presenting at a meeting and came across this paragraph:  In a 2011 McKinsey...Read More

21May

I'm happily employed. I think I'll look for a job.

Part of what I do to grow my business is network. I am a member of different organizations. I pay dues, attend meetings, repost their news and volunteer when I can.  This particular morning, I had a meeting with a potential...Read More

14May

Moms, Careers and Making Trouble

I gave my mom a Notorious RBG coffee mug for Mother’s Day this year.     She turned to me and said, “I love this!!  But isn’t it sad that we are still fighting the equality fight?Hell ya...Read More

7May

Changing Office Culture - The NEW Swear Jar

A friend told me a story about a recent golf outing. Her foursome included herself, a more senior female colleague, a female pro golfer and a male client. In the midst of a beautiful golf afternoon, the client made a racist AND sexist...Read More

30Apr

Say SO WHAT to Self Doubt

I was part of an event last week for women tech founders.What women technologists and women who are creating technology firms are doing right now is inspiring to me.This is a different form of using the female voice and expression from ...Read More

23Apr

Eliminate What Limits You: Move Out of Scar City

I asked a question on a recent Facebook Live with Martha Beck- coach, author, artist, writer and tribe-leader extraordinaire.How does someone get to their limiting thoughts and beliefs if they are not aware of...Read More

16Apr

Lynne Twist, Credit Card Debt and Career Fulfillment

I received a check from a client for $21,000 this past week.At the same time, my son asked me to transfer $30.41 to his account to cover the cost of a school supply.I went online to transfer the funds to his account and in doing so I noticed...Read More

9Apr

The Number 1 Job Interview Success Tip People Forget

I was in the midst of prepping a candidate for an interview.Something I have done 1000’s of times in my career as a recruiter.She was telling me that: Her outfit was cleaned and ready to go She had written out her Success Stories...Read More