A service provider recently asked what they should do in this situation: A high-profile client doesn’t treat them well, doesn’t pay them well, and micromanages. A large part of the service provided is outside of the scope of what the provider normally does. The service … [Read more...] about Why you shouldn’t work with people you don’t respect
I have always hated the term networking. It just feels sleazy and always reminds me of a used car salesman. And gives me visions of people in stale, horribly decorated hotel conference rooms with business cards and suits. Definitely not what I think of when I want to build a … [Read more...] about Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word
I set a Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for 2016 to read 100 books. This isn't that far off from the number of books I would read without an official reading challenge - the big difference is that I'm also challenging myself to be more intentional with my reading. I'm a big … [Read more...] about Books Read in Q1 (plus April!)
I am really good at saying yes. I'm learning how to say no. There are so many interesting and fun things out there to do - not to mention all the things that I feel obligated to do - that I end up saying yes to more than I have hours in the day for. This last month, I made the … [Read more...] about How hard is it for you to say no?
You know those weeks that feel a year long and like you have no time to think? This was one of those weeks. Between the time change, two preschoolers, and an abnormally crazy week in the corporate world, I was ready for the week to be over by Wednesday. It also made me … [Read more...] about Do you have time to think?