Part of the vicious cycle built by those who have us trapped in professional boxes is our need for complete control. As professionals, we place this immense amount of pressure on ourselves to achieve perfection in the sense that aligns
As a career coach, I am often asked my opinion on the topic of passion. How to find it, how to keep it, and how to honor it. I recently had a client nervously ask if it was terrible that
I think most of us have been there; we have a degree in something that a former version of ourselves was enthusiastic about, but who we are today hates what we do for a living. We try to convince ourselves
We aren’t playing their game anymore. I refuse to fear my own confidence for the chance that I will be mislabeled. Because despite what you’ve heard, there isn’t a fine line between confidence and arrogance. They are not aligned, we’ve
Your Boss is Not Going to Keep You Warm at Night and Other Career Epiphanies I Had During Quarantine
When quarantine first started in March 2020, I was one week into my new role as an HR manager and recruiter at a luxury e-commerce retailer. On my first day, I took the train into the office and read about
Misery loves company, especially at work. We’re taught that work is well… work. And work is to be hated. It’s part of that big conspiracy of the “work really hard, regardless of your misery, and someday you’ll be rewarded” mindset.
Most of us feel we know our coworkers and peers pretty well. We exchange funny stories about our weekends, keep each other updated on work projects, and often invite team members into our private lives, ultimately developing genuine friendships. But