Category Archives: Career

Give a little, Get a hell of a lot.


I write a lot about finding our your own version of success, improving your own life, and how to muddle through the trials, tribulations and hard choices to make that happen.  But lets be honest, it is pretty self-centered.  I … Continue reading »

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International Women’s Day

Each year around the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur around the world on this day and often throughout the entire month of March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of … Continue reading »

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Self Confidence…Again


You know how some days you can feel like you can do anything, and other well, you don't?  Well I have had a few of those days lately and needed a a bit of a self confidence boost.  So, when … Continue reading »

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With a little bit of Bloomin’ luck!

After speaking at the annual World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, where Sheryl Sandberg’s subject surprisingly wasn’t the pending Facebook  IPO, but women, she has come under public fire for sounding too elitist, too out of touch with the plight of … Continue reading »

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Do you know what month it is?


I do.  January is National Mentoring Month. Created in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, … Continue reading »

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Our Quest for Balance

I have little balance in my life. And I am o.k. with it.  See, I’m impaired from the get go, I have an inner-ear disorder called Menieres that while it's very manageable, affects my balance, my real balance.  So everyday … Continue reading »

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Bullies Beyond the School Yard

October was National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. It aims to bring more awareness to the severity of bullying. Bullying, as most of us know, is the most common form of violence in schools. It involves an imbalance of power, intent to … Continue reading »

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Lessons from Mom

When you're five, she's a goddess. You smear your face with her lipstick and model her earrings and high heels, wanting to be just like mommy. That's the way it is until you're about thirteen, when she suddenly becomes the … Continue reading »

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Thinking of “Relaunching your” career? Here is an idea.


If you are returning to work after a “career break” (aka “off ramped”, “opted out”, took the "mommy track" or any other lovely labels), or maybe you would like to make changes to your current career path, well you should … Continue reading »

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“Undecided” on what to read next? Try this.

Barbara and Shannon Kelly, a mother-daughter journalism duo from sunny California, wrote the book ‘Undecided: How to Ditch the Endless Quest for Perfect and Find the Career—and Life —That’s Right for You’. Undecided is an interesting, fun and honest read, … Continue reading »

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