How to Fix the Broken Rung

How to Fix the Broken Rung

I was featured in the article "How to Fix the Broken Rung" in FORBES, written by Shelley Zalis, CEO and Founder of The Female Quotient, providing advice to young professionals looking to get their first promotion into management. When I was preparing for the...

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Choosing the Employment Gap Part 2

Choosing the Employment Gap Part 2

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives...

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Thriving in the Employment Gap

Thriving in the Employment Gap

THE GAP IS RAMPANT: YOU ARE NOT ALONE Oh, the gap. The gap between here and there. Between the old job and the next gig. Between the old you and the new you. I have a pin on my desk that says “f#*!k,” and that just about sums up the employment gap. But alas – there is...

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Call Upon Your Dragons

Call Upon Your Dragons

This past week was a challenging one. It definitely got me thinking. It got me thinking because something happened where I was discouraged from bringing my whole self to my work environment. When I entered the work force post grad school, there was this known...

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

The Aftermath It’s Sunday, 5 days after the historic election results. And it’s all still swirling. I thought that after the election we could all just calm down. But no, it’s exactly the opposite. My stomach is still tense. I wake up in the middle of the night and...

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Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Earlier this year I signed up to be a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. I ended up getting matched at a very peculiar time - as there were a lot of change going on in my life at that time. In the back of my mind I was thinking, this should be...

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Choosing the Employment Gap Part 2

Choosing the Employment Gap Part 2

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives...

read more
Thriving in the Employment Gap

Thriving in the Employment Gap

THE GAP IS RAMPANT: YOU ARE NOT ALONE Oh, the gap. The gap between here and there. Between the old job and the next gig. Between the old you and the new you. I have a pin on my desk that says “f#*!k,” and that just about sums up the employment gap. But alas – there is...

read more
Call Upon Your Dragons

Call Upon Your Dragons

This past week was a challenging one. It definitely got me thinking. It got me thinking because something happened where I was discouraged from bringing my whole self to my work environment. When I entered the work force post grad school, there was this known...

read more
The Aftermath

The Aftermath

The Aftermath It’s Sunday, 5 days after the historic election results. And it’s all still swirling. I thought that after the election we could all just calm down. But no, it’s exactly the opposite. My stomach is still tense. I wake up in the middle of the night and...

read more
Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Earlier this year I signed up to be a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. I ended up getting matched at a very peculiar time - as there were a lot of change going on in my life at that time. In the back of my mind I was thinking, this should be...

read more
September Song

September Song

I wake up at night Wonder if I’m living this life. Is this my dream I see Is this who I want to be? Is thisWho I want To be? I wake up at night Am I just somebodies wife? Did I grow up to be What I thought I’d see? Under masks, do I hide? My heart is fragile tonight...

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