What do you do when your heart keeps whispering for you to do something different? You can say that’s exactly what happened to Nicole Karon, our featured profile story this month. She used to work in the digital marketing space but a sudden career setback made her rethink her possibilities. Whether you come bruised, or […]
I sometimes go out of my way to justify (to myself) my TV-watching time. But in this case, I was surprised to have learned about taking career risks, of all things, as a result of watching Downton Abbey. I discovered Downton Abbey during the height of my procrastin-itis, doing everything but finishing my book, Build […]
Have you ever been struck by procrastin-itis? It’s awful, right? You have this project that you need to work on. People are counting on you to get it done, but you can’t seem to get your act together. Even worse, it’s something you said you wanted to do. Maybe it’s for your business, and you […]
Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, shall we? The question that anybody who’s ever thought of making a change has asked. That thing that’s crossed the mind of every person who’s ever considered making a leap of faith towards something new or different—even if it’s as benign as raising their hand and volunteering […]
I’ve never met anyone who has admitted to never having a crisis of confidence, have you? This is likely to be one of those universal things that happen to everybody—no matter how old you are, or how experienced, popular, or successful you may be. It strikes at the worst possible times. And if you’re not […]
I hear people say that things shouldn’t be that hard or that difficult. That if things were meant for you, they would come easy. As someone who is reinventing herself and has started a new career, I often find things ARE difficult and hard. There are days when it feels like I’m climbing a vertical mountain and the […]
The last resort.
Change is hard. But so is staying somewhere you don’t belong.
Truth is, we’re not always the best bosses of ourselves.