Category: "Featured"

Make Yourself Great Again

November 16, 2016 / 2 Comments / Featured, Personal Growth

I would like to avoid a political argument while also telling you that I was very excited to vote for Hilary Clinton. We’ll see in the comments if that’s possible. Before I went home on election night, I bounced through the grocery store, filling my basket with celebratory treats as I patted myself on the back…

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Why I’m Proud to Be Unemployed

August 28, 2015 / 2 Comments / Career, Featured

I have watched enough episodes of “Project Runway” to know that playing it safe isn’t the best strategy for fulfillment or success, but safe is definitely the way I’ve played my cards in life. I saved my money, I got perfect grades, and I took every responsibility I could get my hands on. But these…

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Results Aren’t Everything

May 11, 2015 / 1 Comment / Career, Featured, Personal Growth

Common sense is a funny thing. You hear the same trite sayings for your entire life, and they never quite sink in until some situation smacks you around and uncovers the deeper wisdom. I can’t tell you how many times I rolled my eyes when someone wrote off a situation with some hand-me-down proverb. My personal…

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Give Your Career an Annual Checkup

April 3, 2015 / 4 Comments / Career, Featured

In healthy relationships, you don’t wait around for someone else to validate or complete you. Likewise, a healthy career can blossom once you accept that your employer is not solely responsible for your professional development. Cultivating your knowledge and talent is a DIY pursuit that you should take on yourself if you want to get…

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Daring to Go Bare

September 16, 2014 / 1 Comment / Featured, Personal Growth

I am not perfect. That may be an obvious statement, but writing it also feels like a confession. Despite my Type-A tendencies, I spend most of my time quite comfortable with the idea that I am a project in progress. But when I have to wear my flaws on my face, I turn into a…

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